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.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.
Form and functionality have long been the focus of design, but a growing number of designers are shifting away from this, creating projects that prioritise history, culture and narrative in
The new look, which includes revised colours, illustration guides, graphics and a bespoke typographic styling, aims to strengthen Duolingo’s brand identity across its expanding product line.