Its biggest rival is rebranding, and sales of its core products are in steady decline. Can a new store format revive the fortunes of HMV? Clare Dowdy braves a Black
Suddenly, a whole range of UK food brands are using a faux-naif, child-like style to market their products. But is the Innocent approach already worn thin by all those jumping
When East and West – and art and technology – meet in the new media arena, anything can happen. Yolanda Zappaterra previews some intriguing work that’ll be on show at
Gadgetshop this week unveils new branding and packaging while searching for a pitch for an interiors group to implement Arthur Steen Horne Adamson’s blueprints for its retail estate. The retailer
The impact of rapid economic development on architecture and design in China’s major cities will be explored at the Victoria & Albert Museum’s spring exhibition, China Design Now.
Further design opportunities look likely at the £500m Will Alsop-designed development of Middlesbrough docks, which will see the derelict area transformed into a vibrant community. Leeds-based consultancy Fuse8 has been
Luxury Scottish hotel Fairmont St Andrews is set to undergo the second phase of a £15m refurbishment, to be completed next year. The next stage of work on the five-star
Struggling photographic laboratory Metro has engaged the services of Ranch Design to boost its chances of survival in the photography market. Because of the rise of digital photography, Metro has
Michael Wolff (Letters, DW 4 October) roundly criticised Conran Design Group for ‘permitting’ the Alzheimer’s Society to have the strapline ‘Leading the fight against dementia’ as part of its logo.
Tracing the representation of sex from antiquity to the present, the Barbican’s forthcoming art blockbuster, Seduced, suggests parallels between erotic and aesthetic pleasure, and so questions the distinction between pornography
Jeremy Sice reveals what he learned sealing the SAS deal with Publicis last month As someone who has never been through an acquisition before I must admit that at times
After a stint as curator at the Design Museum, Libby Sellers has taken the plunge and opened her own gallery space – albeit a temporary one. She tells Trish Lorenz