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.
As JK Rowling’s magical series celebrates its 20th anniversary, the British Library has opened a new exhibition to mark the occasion. We speak to exhibition design consultancy Easy Tiger Creative
We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.
The DBA’s Annual Survey of over 150 businesses has shown that, while income and staff employment is on the up, clients are underpaying for design services.
From a new report about creative skills shortages post-Brexit, to our top picks from Design Manchester 2017, we round up the news from the last seven days.