Alias Hotels, which describes itself as a ‘funkier than average, mid-market’ hotel group, opens its flagship Manchester venue this month. Alias Hotel Rosetti was designed by the group’s founder, Nigel Chapman, who adopted a ‘machine for living’ theme. ‘The hotel is spun from a previously hardworking industrial building that was a powerful landmark on the Manchester scene and I wanted some of the scars of the past to remain,’ Chapman explains. The hotel’s loft-style rooms have exposed original features, including steel beams and ironwork columns, and there are ‘Airstream’-style diners on each floor. Penthouse suites feature original paintings by Miles Davis.
Luke Powell and Jody Hudson-Powell have worked on the new identity system, which has been designed to help the museum attract a broader new audience.
The company’s new identity has been designed by Studio Sutherl&, the consultancy behind Royal Mail’s Agatha Christie stamps from 2016.
Hancock, an MP for the Department for Culture, Digital, Media and Sport, has pledged to prioritise the protection of intellectual property and original ideas.
Individual designers are able to submit their furniture designs directly to TalentLab, and products will be sold on the Made.com site depending on how many customers pledge their interest in