FASHION retailer Top Shop has introduced a trial in-store concession selling mobile phones. Developed by Creative Action, the concession, branded as Electro, is to be installed in five stores.
Ever heard of that famous designer Mary Jane Conran? You soon might if Terence Conran takes his desire to be a banned substance any further. In response to a question
The difference between eroticism and perversion can apparently be illustrated thus: eroticism is a sexually-related act involving, say, a feather. Perversion involves the whole chicken. The erotic art of Julian
When I read Lynda Relph-Knight’s Comment (DW 11 June), I feared it was going to support the idea that design can solve all problems, including those of ailing retailers such
SOME of the industry’s top players were very concerned about how well they did in Design Week’s creative league last year. One consultancy even planned a morale-boosting session for all
The in-house design team of sports giant Nike is developing a smaller version of the NikeTown format for a further assault on the retail market. Nike brand manager John Hoke
Sainsbury’s has appointed London design collective Amalgam to develop new interiors for six pilot stores. The move follows the development of the retailer’s new identity – and a store format
The Partners is looking to raise £22,000 for the Red Cross Kosovo fund. The consultancy has co-produced a book featuring the work of a number of Network Photographers, who have
The Chartered Society of Designers Scotland is to produce a document aimed at every member of the recently formed Scottish Parliament. The move is part of a bid to encourage
Definitive Design is a sale of furniture and products from 1860 to the present day. Pieces by Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Marcel Breuer, Charles Rennie Mackintosh, Verner Panton and
In the days before Channel 5’s soft porn evenings, young boys had to find other ways to ‘entertain’ themselves. Many, apparently, spent their Thursday evenings glued to BBC1’s Top of
Allen International has been appointed to develop packaging for a range of nostalgic ice cream products for GB Glace, a Swedish division of Unilever.