Royal Opera House art director Nicholas Blosch took a traditional approach to this black and white poster for Arabella by Austrian composer Richard Strauss. ‘It’s based on an old Eastern European form of endearment – if a girl wants to get engaged she presents her lover with a glass of water,’ explains Blosch. The photographer is Jeff Cottenden. Arabella will be performed by the London Opera Company on 27 and 30 March and on four dates in April.
The Pentagram partner created the identities of both Fantastic Beasts films, as well as the overarching brand for the Wizarding World, which encompasses the Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts franchises.
A highlight of the retail concept is a “trial space” resembling a basketball court, which features the brand’s manifesto in Arabic.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Clotilde Passalacqua, interior design leader at Ikea UK and Ireland, looks at what will happen in interior design over the next
Amid a tough retail climate and increasing competition from online stores, we look at how bricks-and-mortar shops are finding new ways to entice customers.