London store Selfridges tomorrow serves up the first lunches and afternoon teas at its new restaurant, Premier. Designed by Sir Terence Conran and his consultancy CD Partnership, Premier forms part of the ongoing 70m refurbishment of the Oxford Street department store. Of his latest creation, Conran says: ‘We relied predominantly on a palette of neutral colours, partly to harmonise with the original windows, but also in deference to the fact that the restaurant is in a department store – it should be an oasis of civilised tranquillity’.
New research suggests that while businesses value the importance of design, they are less willing to involve creatives at board level. Looking at the benefits of creative decision-making, Mat
The Leeds-based restaurant has been given a new visual identity by Dutchscot, which plays on the theme of “togetherness” by combining traditional motifs from Yorkshire and Japan.
This week is national Refugee Week, a seven-day series of art, film, music and theatre events celebrating the contributions of refugees to the UK. We mark the
The publisher’s annual awards saw 2,100 design students submit book cover interpretations for Animal Farm, A Brief History of Time and Noughts & Crosses — a judging panel has whittled