The Crafts Council has shortlisted five sets of designers for its £15 000 Jerwood Applied Arts Prize, which will be awarded on 13 September. The winning entry will be selected from: Tom Dixon; Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby; El Ultimo Grito; Jim Partridge; and Shin and Tomoko Azumi.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.