Some hotels develop a reputation for exquisite food, class and excellent service. Some hotels gather a reputation, but of quite a different kind. The Hans Brinker Budget Hotel in Amsterdam is one such den of ill repute, boasting several orgies, an attempted murder and years of misbehaving staff and bad hygiene throughout its 40-year history. […]
Design Week and sister magazine Creative Review have teamed up with City University London to offer one reader a full scholarship for its Masters in Innovation, Creativity and Leadership, which starts in September. The scholarship will be awarded to the candidate who provides the best proposal for the university’s ‘Footprint Rethink’ competition, which seeks innovation […]
Cameras at the ready and snap away – that shall be the order of the day in London’s Shoreditch this Saturday. The interactive photography specialist Shoot Experience wants you to map the personality of London’s creative quarter in its 6th annual photography treasure hunt. Once the shooting has been completed, the photos will be exhibited […]
Arsenal Football Club’s Club Level areas are being redesigned by 20/20 in time for the new season, with Tom Dixon furnishings chosen by furniture supplier Viaduct.
John McFaul has created a brand identity for new over-50s music and popular culture television channel Vintage TV.
Between three and six practices will be selected in August to form a new Gatwick Airport architecture framework, which will also cover retail environment design.
David Worthington is to join exhibition group Designersblock as chairman.
Students will work on designs for Cardiff International Airport as part of this year’s Cardiff Design Festival, which is to be held in October.
Delicate and intricate, the drawings of Japanese artist Momoko Suzuki do not instantly lend themselves to the large white spaces of London’s Koukan gallery. But perhaps that is the point. Visitors will have to get close the walls, floors and surfaces to pick up the details of Suzuki’s sprawling illustrations. Part installation, part performance piece, […]
Although it seems a little disrespectful to the ultimately tragic Second World War heroes whose story is told in Channel Four’s Bloody Foreigners series, the first thing to note about Fish in a Bottle’s online game to promote the show is that it’s bloody good fun. The Channel Four programme, to be broadcast tonight, tells […]
Last night’s episode of Mary Queen of Shops on BBC Two wasn’t so much a study in retail design as a wake-up call for anyone interested in domestic styling. Indeed, shop designer Callum Lumsden of Small Back Room hardly got a look in as the indomitable Mary Portas showed aging hippy couple Dazzle and Denny […]
Artist Gary Hume has been commissioned to create artwork and wallpaper for new Italian restaurant Pollen St in London’s Mayfair.