Takashi Sugimoto, founder of Japanese architects Super Potato, has designed the interior for Zuma, an ‘Izakaya’ restaurant due to open in London on 16 May. Sugimoto’s fit-out combines a Zen garden feel with contemporary Eastern designs. This is the first time Sugimoto has worked in Europe. His previous commissions include projects for Sony, Hyatt International and Muji in Japan and the US.
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.