Wooden flooring, specially designed furniture and lighting, and automatic doors feature in Ladbrokes latest betting shop format. The new interiors, permanent instore graphics and facia treatment are by Design House. The shop, which officially opened last week in Bracknell, is intended to be cheery and upbeat. It is zoned to accommodate the different needs of frequent and infrequent betters, says Design House managing director John Larkin. Over the past three years, Ladbrokes has spent over 50m refurbishing its outlets. Design House was involved in development of the last scheme.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.
Protests against climate change and ecological destruction are currently taking place across the world – we speak to graphic designer, Clive Russell, about how the eco group has used creativity
Samsung says its Space Monitor has been designed to address the customer desire for more deskspace by offering an elegant solution, which allows the product to blend into its environment.