The Living Museum brings WWII stories to life

St James’s Park in London played host to a special commemorative exhibition to remember life in Britain during World War II last week. The Living Museum, a temporary exhibition space running the length of The Mall between Buckingham Palace and Trafalgar Square, was the visual focus of London’s anniversary celebrations, taking place during National Commemoration […]

Infinite aims to bring Threads of Time together at Hardwick Hall

The National Trust has commissioned Newcastle-based Infinite Design to create a permanent exhibition at Hardwick Hall in Derbyshire, worth a six-figure fee to the consultancy. Entitled Threads of Time, the exhibition will showcase the various collections that are scattered throughout the Elizabethan hall, such as 16th century textiles, furniture and portraits. Infinite was appointed to […]

Philip Watts Design wins Yo! Sushi work

Restaurant group Yo! Sushi has drafted in Philip Watts Design and Priestman Goode to create interiors for a raft of up to 11 new UK-based restaurants. Meanwhile, Yotel is poised to announce details of its first sites by Priestman Goode at Gatwick and Heathrow airports.

Mary Cook scoops New Designers win

Goldsmiths College product design student Mary Rose Cook has been named as a Business Design Centre New Designer of the Year at this year’s New Designers student showcase in London. She takes home £2000, along with public relations, accountancy and legal advice after winning one of the two main prizes of the New Designers show. […]

Gini Coates wins design award

Gini Coates has won Part Two of New Designers’ One Year On, for her surface pattern designs. She receives £1000-worth of legal advice from Briffa.

Good strategic thinking

David Bernstein thinks the distinction between designer and strategist blurs when creatives are asked to think laterally to solve a brief.

Virgin tests ship interiors for a new potential venture

Virgin Group has held presentations with a number of design groups as it considers the launch of a ferry or cruise travel service, Design Week can exclusively reveal. Four groups are understood to have made presentations to the company within the past week. It is thought that Virgin’s holiday division is looking for ideas on […]

Greeves to join Smith at FutureBrand

Enterprise IG managing creative partner Shane Greeves has been poached to fill the top creative job at FutureBrand. He will be replaced by Nick Payne, who becomes managing creative director for corporate branding. Greeves will become executive creative partner at the rival group, which he is set to join in October, and rejoins FutureBrand chief […]

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