Reformed international shoplifters, the Retail Environment Conference, gave a few tips on how retail design can prevent shoplifting. One told of a caper which led to the liberation of three leather coats, each worth 1000, from a store in Munich. Not all would fit in the thief’s baggage, so one is still sitting in a locker at Munich airport.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hubin Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.
The 12th edition of the annual design festival takes place this coming March, and will see the likes of Gail Bichler and Chris Ware speak.
Consultancy Interabang has designed the set of stamps, which feature 10 of the most famous toys created in Britain from the last 100 years, including Space Hopper and Spirograph.