Remaining staff at Rodney Fitch have been asked to shell out for quite a few leaving presents lately, what with one thing and another. Luckily, the consultancy’s central London office is well placed for a spot of lunchtime gift buying. But one particular establishment, we hear, is off-limits: Rodney has apparently banned staff from buying leaving presents at the Conran Shop.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.