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.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.