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.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.