Charles Leon Associates has refurbished a Grade II-listed Georgian building in London’s Mayfair to create a flagship beauty salon for skincare brand Guinot. Design director Charles Leon says, ‘We had to take away the fakery of the past few decades to restore classical features, then introduce modern elements, such as soft lighting and subtle, natural colours that truly represent the brand.’ The refit includes bespoke crafted marble fittings and furniture, which have been designed by CLA.
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.
The campaign has been branded by Cog Design and set up by two arts organisations, and aims to help artists and designers travel for work after the UK leaves the
The commercial property brand has been given a new visual identity by Pollitt & Partners, centred around a stripped back cornerstone symbol.