‘Champions of intelligent, thoughtful design – not brand category slaves. So, Superdrug’s Neil Pedliham’ (Peter Melling); Boots the Chemists, under Jon Turner, and Marks & Spencer ‘spreading retail innovation to the masses with Vittorio Radice (Jill Marshall and Paul Priestman); ‘How will the Apples and Sonys improve on recent success?’ (David Law and Simon Manchipp); ‘The Government has to start thinking more creatively about how to solve problems like pensions and tourism’ (Phil Dean).
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.