Next has denied that it is reviewing its design consultancy relationships. A spokeswoman for the retailer says the group is not looking to build a roster, but confirms it is building a list of design groups for research purposes. A recent revamp of Next’s flagship store in London’s Oxford Circus was created in-house (DW 30 March).
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Among the projects is a spatial audio technique that turns your living room into St Paul’s Cathedral and an AR app that fills your interiors with flowers.
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The new look “places Peter front and centre” according to the publishing house, and has been designed by studio CreateFuture.