Virgin Atlantic launches its latest business class lounge this week, at Terminal 4 of New York’s JFK airport. Designed in-house by senior design manager Hilary Clark and senior designer Emma Lally, the 650m2 space features a waterfall that flows into a 27m pool running the length of the space, a bar with a 42-inch plasma screen, booths with iMacs and a cocktail lounge equipped with four Sony PlayStations. The urinals in the men’s toilets, by Bathroom Mania, are called Kisses and are shaped like ‘big red lips’.
Speaking at this year’s D&AD Festival in London, the graphic designer talks about the weird and wonderful world of Wes, brutal 8am starts and why her job felt like “playing
Creative director Jenny Theolin has launched a new platform that will name studios which treat their junior employees well based on “positive” reviews, rather than a “black-list” that shames companies.
The 30 shortlisted designs for this year’s Loewe Craft Prize will go on display at the museum this May, and the overall winner will be awarded €50,000.
The shortlist of 200 illustrators has been whittled down from over 3,000 entries, and will go on display at Somerset House in June.