Irish department store Brown Thomas has refurbished the womenswear floor of its Cork outlet, with retail design by Gregor Partnership. The 1625m2 space houses clothing and footwear. The design features a maple grey timber floor and a hand-woven carpet runner, which will act as a ‘cat-walk’. Gregor Partnership continues to work across Brown Thomas’ Dublin, Galway and Limerick stores.
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.