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’.
The Nottinghamshire forest best known for its association with make-believe rogue and hero Robin Hood has had a revamp, with a new visitor centre, branding and wayfinding centred around environment
The Wild lets users design spaces and share their vision “in real time”, which the company claims can help bridge the gap between ideas and reality
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.