Retro rocker Lenny Kravitz’s outlandish Miami home, designed by Michael Czysz (also responsible for the bars Whiskey Park in Las Vegas and Whiskey Sky in San Diego), is the inspiration for a venue coming soon to London’s Notting Hill. The bar, called Genevieve and designed by Sophie Douglas at Fusion, is arranged over three floors with a capacity of 280 (180 seated). It is decked out in ‘vivid reds, outrageous pinks and hot oranges’. Mirrored bronze-coated tiles and a black granite bar adorn the downstairs lounge, while a first floor ‘pleasure den’ will act as a private members bar. Genevieve is scheduled to open for business in November at 44-48 Lonsdale Road, London W11.
The visual system created by SomeOne is based on movement patterns of birds gliding on thermal columns, which allow them to travel long distances with ease.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Rosy Greenlees OBE, executive director of the Crafts Council, looks at what will happen in furniture design over the next 12
Etienne Bardelli has created the graphics for a Chevrolet Impala and Volkswagen camper van, which move around the vast country collecting local people’s experiences to be shared online.
As part of our series on design in 2019, Katie Cadwallader, senior designer at Supple Studio, looks at what will happen in packaging design over the next 12 months.