SCP is appealing for witnesses after design-conscious thieves stole two bicycles designed by product designer Marc Newson from its shop in London’s Shoreditch. The thieves snatched an MN01 Extravaganza, worth £3450, and an MN02 Bonanza, which retails at around £2000. Sheridan Coakley from SCP says: ‘We’ve never sold bicycles before – maybe this is a sign that we shouldn’t stray into this retail zone.’
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.