New York group Donovan and Green aims to create a female space where 7-12-year-old girls can learn about pioneering women and buy their favourite toys, with this new department store in Chicago. The 3500m2 space comprises a 150-seat theatre which stages plays about American women, a cafÃ© and a retail area. ‘The store is not just about selling, it’s about uplifting and educating girls,’ says Donovan and Green chairwoman Nancye Green. The shop, named The American Girl Place, opened last week.
The graphics of clubbing has been celebrated in a new book by designer Rick Banks. Now, designers reflect on their favourite nightclub identities from over the decades.
Eureka! has created a new identity for Bristol Old Vic, which is based on its archive of typography and poster designs dating back to the 18th century.
Humphries Kirk has worked with the Design Business Association and its members for 30 years, helping design studios grow, transition and close when necessary, having recently assisted the sale of
Children’s book illustration student Viola Wang has scooped this year’s top prize, beating over 80 other entrants.