Is someone trying to tell us something or could an innocent gust of wind really have catapulted a copy of Design Week into the pond near last week’s Spectrum furniture show? Or maybe someone objected to a Diary story? We suspect something equally sinister, or worse. As a sponsor of the show you’d think the punters could afford Design Week a little more respect. But, oh no. Where’s the gratitude, hey? If the guilty person would like to reveal themselves to Diary we promise to name and shame them immediately. We’ll be waiting.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.