The fifth Alvar Aalto design seminar opens today in Jväskylä, Finland, with a host of design luminaries, including Hella Jongerius, as key speakers.Organised by the Alvar Aalto Academy in conjunction
Director of wayfinding at Enterprise IG’s UK office, Colette Jeffrey, is to leave the consultancy after six years to join Applied Information Group. Her departure from Enterprise comes as a
NE6 Design is creating a high street retail brand for photographic lab Leach Colour. The first Era photographic studio opens in Wilmslow near Manchester on 18 September. Leach hopes to
A new crafts gallery and shop is set to open next week in London, displaying work by members of the Society of Designer Craftsmen. The society is approaching its 120th
Confectionery brand Bateel today makes its first foray into the premium café market, with the launch of The Bateel Café, devised by Kinnersley Kent Design.The venue, in Burj Dubai, will
Consequences, the large-scale installation from the Central Illustration Agency opens tonight in Covent Garden, London.It will feature 30m of artwork by 63 illustrators, connected by a common skyline and horizon.Illustrators
O2 has taken another step forward in its ambitious UK retail design plan, with the appointment of Jordan Parnass Digital Architecture.
Simon Waterfall will take the theme of ‘sharing’ during his year as D&AD president, making the work that forms part of the organisation’s 45-year heritage accessible to a wider audience.
The London Design Festival is to award a medal, designed by Pentagram partner Domenic Lippa, to an outstanding member of the design community.The London Design Medal has been launched this
Hyundai’s luxury department store in Seoul is to undergo a lavish redesign and rebrand by UK consultancy JHP.The Korean motor and retail giant appointed the consultancy in March, following a
Oxford Brookes University is to undergo a major redevelopment of its estate, a £150m project that will involve a radical new approach to its external communications and branding. The development
John Lewis is to relaunch its website tomorrow with a refresh created by its in-house design team.The department store group’s homepage will sport a more ‘aspirational’ look, with a redesigned