Barr Gazetas is revamping a Soho office building, part of which is being converted for use as a restaurant. The four upper floors in 1930s building One Upper James Street will be office space while the ground and lower levels will have a restaurant lease. The interiors feature raised floors and stone finishes in the reception area. ‘We have gone for a crisp and sophisticated look in contrast to some of the buildings in the area which we feel are aggressive and unnecessarily showy,’ says Barr Gazetas partner Alistair Barr.
A set of six stamps have been released to mark the 250th birthday of the Royal Academy of the Arts, and have been designed by renowned artists.
Earth is a kit made up of a model globe and smartphone app that uses augmented reality and artificial intelligence to teach people about the history of the world.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we