Nowicka Stern has designed the interiors for a second Gate vegetarian restaurant, which opens this month in London’s Belsize Village. The restaurant aims to evoke a sense of ‘agricultural utilitarianism’ to reflect the natural health-food menu, says Nowicka partner Oded Stern-Meiraz. The designs include exposed brick work, rusty pipes, exposed light bulbs and a double-height barnyard-style door. Seating includes canteen-type benches, two-person tables and sofas in alcoves. The restaurant identity has been created by graphic designer Steven Kingsley.
Research conducted into the diversity of the creative industries shows the sector on the whole to be hard to access for ethnic minorities, women and those from low-income backgrounds.
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Returning to East London’s Old Truman Brewery, this year’s D&AD Festival boasts a line-up of speakers that includes graphic designer Craig Oldham and Pentagram’s Naresh Ramchandani. Here, we pick out
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