The Savoy Group has taken a great step towards offering higher recognition to designers with the latest glossy brochure for its London hotels, which include Claridges, The Berkeley and, of course, The Savoy. The document waxes lyrical about the care lavished by designers of interiors and furniture, and by the craftsmen who restored original hotel features to their full glory. Unfortunately, it neglects to mention Lees Associates, which was responsible for a minor section of The Savoy: the foyer.
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.
As the production designer works on last-minute preparations for the Brits, we speak to her about creating sets for the likes of Coldplay and One Direction, mastering the skill of
New research has found that while 30,000 students graduated from design courses between 2012-2013 and 2015-2016, only a quarter ended up going into “highly skilled” design jobs.
We Launch has redesigned the branding to “change the stigma” associated with the sports, which have now been brought together under one organisation.