Marks & Spencer’s chief executive Stuart Rose credited a ‘strong performance in furniture’ and an ‘upturn in brand momentum’ as key contributors to its 35 per cent profit rise for 2005. ‘In-store we have developed innovative and stylish new packaging and point-of-sale material to communicate our brand values,’ stated Rose on Monday. The aim is that by the end of this year, 35 per cent of M&S floor space will have been revamped.
We speak with Christina Koehn about how a team of 2000 designers works effectively and the challenges of designing ubiquitous, mass market products for a wide range of users.
The VMLY&R design team talks us through the tournament identity and its “typeface without borders”, which was crafted with inclusivity in mind.
We take a tour with Ralph Applebaum Associates, which designed the Second World War Gallery and Casson Mann which has designed the Holocaust Gallery.
The solar-powered pods can travel by raised or on-road tracks, carry 16 passengers at once and can be booked via an Uber-style app.