Reports of Sir Terence Conran’s wishes to serve soup to London’s homeless from a site near Battersea Power Station look unlikely to be replicated at Mezzo, his swish Soho eaterie. Requests from some of our unfortunate friends for a free soup supper there on Thursday evening were met with the suggestion that they call head office, where staff may have more information on any free soup schemes. ‘It wouldn’t be Mezzo’ offering the service, said the staff. ‘But it could be other restaurants in the group,’ they added politely.
The brand has been given a new look by Bulletproof, in a bid to make “luxury” chocolate more palatable for a contemporary audience.
Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell have worked on the new identity system, which has been designed to help the museum attract a broader new audience.
The company’s new identity has been designed by Studio Sutherl&, the consultancy behind Royal Mail’s Agatha Christie stamps from 2016.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.