Hamley’s owner Baugur is reportedly planning to build an Arcadia-style retail empire, following the £152m acquisition of British retail chain Oasis. Oasis chief executive Derek Lovelock, who will remain at the helm, says he will be looking at overseas expansion and the acquisition of new brands.
The studio’s work for the Australian brand includes a recyclable packaging solution, with “a little bit of theatre built in”.
The Design Council will work with the Mayor’s office to seek out and develop “innovation teams” to help the city bounce back from Covid.
Special Projects has designed the Moving Buttons concept, which could allow 50 people to use a screen every hour without touching the same spot.
Shift Agency will allow past and present students of the Shift education programme to work on client briefs and add to their portfolio.