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.
We speak to the incoming CEO about why design needs to be at the forefront of “build back better” operations, and how her previous business background will help in her
While challenger investment platforms are reaching a new generation, there are plenty of design obstacles in the developing sector.
We speak to designer Christine Ayre, who was recently made a Fellow of King’s College London, about how design can give a sense of coherency to institutions’ output.
The design studio’s future-facing vehicle concept has Covid precautions and details inspired by the city of London.