The logo for Riverstation, Bristol’s newest restaurant, located in the former headquarters of the city’s river police, has been created by London group Paton Walker. Wells Mackereth devised the interiors for the restaurant and Mike Richards of Inscape Architects was responsible for the building design and conversion. The restaurant, which offers space for 250 diners over two levels, also incorporates a delicatessen. An espresso bar will open on 25 April.
The design studio has renamed the funeral comparison service Beyond, giving it a new identity centred around a three-dimensional, cartoon man, which looks to counter the “sunsets, flowers and doves”
A new, independent magazine celebrating classic graphic symbols has launched, based on a popular Instagram account created by a London-based designer.
The charity has published its second Design Economy report, which looks at the value of the industry and who makes it up. While design contributes £85bn to the economy, there
D&AD’s annual student and graduate awards sees 194 recipients of its coveted pencil prizes this year, with a campaign for the housing crisis taking the top spot.