Vibrandt is considering how to capitalise on the brand opportunities generated by the success of Jane Smith, a member of its artwork department, who led England’s hockey team to silver at the Commonwealth Games. Smith has been known to appear in the office with a variety of broken limbs, but during the past two weeks it’s been worth all the pain. Only a controversial Indian goal, that snatched gold from the team’s fingertips, scuppered Smith’s full poster-girl potential. Beckham-like status will have to wait until the next Olympics.
Design studio Koto has rebranded the social media platform – intended for those aged between 12-25 – with a focus on community.
The work is part of a £30 million project to restore the castle, and includes six new galleries, an outdoor interpretation and two immersive experiences.
The One Off has reimagined the brand’s central London outlet with AR installations and fixtures and fittings made of recycled mannequins.
We take a look at the life and work of 20th century French designer Charlotte Perriand, whose modernist career is the subject of a blockbuster new Design Museum exhibition.