Russian vodka label Stolichnaya has apparently uncovered its brand heritage after years of communist-driven secrecy. International brand director Vincent Gillet says, ‘Following an 18-month period of archive research which has taken us from New York to Moscow, we have finally been able to unveil the legendary history of this Russian classic.’ Stolichnaya, which is the world’s third biggest international vodka brand, claims its origins stem from the early 1900s and was the first vodka to be exported outside Russia.
The immersive installation by McDermott & McGough is also a functional secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
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