Six months after creating interiors for fashion designer Madeleine Press’s eponymous London shop (DW 18 September 2003), Four IV has created a tactile ‘brand book’ for the label. A black, rubberised cover embossed with words illustrating Press’s design philosophy encases a range of ‘raw’ stills by fashion photographer Mark Farrell. Four IV director Georgia Fendley says the book aims to convey the contrast between the clothes’ outward simplicity and their actual structural complexity. It rolls out to fashion buyers, customers, the London shop and international Madeleine Press concessions from next week.
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The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.