Wagamama founder Alan Yau will launch his latest ‘directional’ Chinese restaurant, Hakkasan, in March. Situated in London’s West End, interior design is by Christian Liaigre; graphics and signage have been created by North. Hakkasan is supposed to be a move away from the minimalism of modern Chinese restaurants in favour of traditional motifs, such as lanterns, screens and dragons.
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.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask