Apple will close its other London offices and move 1,400 employees from these sites to Battersea, where they will be part of a team of 3,000 staff.
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From Deliveroo’s controversial new logo to the launch of the first ever London Design Biennale, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
From a new virtual reality exhibition on musician Björk, to a rebrand for alcopop brand WKD, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
PWW has created a new research and development space for pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline, which intends to show how technology can be incorporated into a manufacturing environment.
The restaurant, which has been conceived and designed in-house also features a shop selling kitchen products and a showroom.
This coming month you can catch a new installation by Wolfgang Buttress at Wirksworth Festival, or explore this year’s London Design Festival, including talks hosted by the Design Week team.
There is a particular focus on archival graphics in Giles’s We Live in the Office exhibition, which looks to unlock the RIBA’s archive and bring it to new audiences.
From a new retail beauty space for Marie Claire, to an increase in uptake of creative subjects at university level, we round up the important design news from the last seven days.
Fabled by Marie Claire is a new bricks and mortar retail concept, with interiors by Gpstudio and branding by The Clearing.
Airbnb has redesigned its Tokyo office around “belong anywhere” proposition, working with Suppose Office Design to create sense of neighbourhood within a flexible environment.
Crests created to reinforce a sense of local pride and community while branding developed to help Powerleague increase its reach and improve digital engagement.
The new campus will help the university contribute to fields of research such as connected cities, robotics, the internet of things and intelligent mobility.
Architectural practice Moxon has designed the interiors of start-up shoe store Mov:el, bringing all the shop’s stock to the front of store. There is no storeroom, and all the shoes are out on display in cubby holes based in movable modular units. This layout aims to deliver quicker service, says the architect, and also create […]
DesignLSM has created the interiors for a new branch of restaurant Burger & Lobster, based in the W hotel at Leicester Square, London. The interiors include a hanging light chandelier at the centre, alongside lobster tanks and banquette seating, a central spiral staircase, timber flooring and a brass bar. The restaurant is spread over two […]
The Science Museum’s Mathematics Gallery that will open in December has been captured in a new animation the shows the patterns of airflow around the Handley Page aircraft, which hangs at the centre of the gallery. The layout of showcases, and development of the pod-structures around the airplane have also been informed by the airflow of […]
Designer furniture company Vitra has turned a two-storey building in Shoreditch, London, into an office and lounge space, as part of London Design Festival. The space aims to be an area where people can “exchange ideas on how workspaces are evolving into the future”, says Vitra. The ground floor of the pop-up office includes the […]
Consultancy Mystery has created the interiors and branding for a new study space in San Francisco. Stafford House International is a group of English language schools, originally based in the UK. Mystery helped to recreate the brand as it moved to an international presence, with new offices in San Francisco, San Diego, Calgary and Toronto. […]
Canadian consultancy Issa Design has worked on the interiors for VertU Bar Santé in Montreal. The space is designed to represent “different aspects of nature, formally or informally”, according to Issa Design. In the centre of the space is a vertical indoor garden, where fresh herbs can be grown throughout the year.
Casson Mann has completed the interiors for chef Eneko Atxa’s new restaurant, Eneko at One Aldwych. Based in the basement of One Aldwych hotel, design features include a floating mezzanine level and materials and colours inspired by Eneko’s Basque heritage. It is the first time the consultancy has branched out from exhibition design to commercial […]
Kit Miles and Moooi Carpets have designed the entrance to the foyer of the London Design Fair, featuring a 150m2 carpet. According to the designers, the design is based on the “interplay of shadows and light”, and inspired by both Mediterranean and London architecture. London Design Fair runs from 22-25 September.
Dalziel & Pow has completed the interiors for Oasis’ new store concept, Little House of Oasis. The store, which is the first of its kind, is set in a Grade II listed building in the Surrey market town of Farnham. Bespoke furniture finds – including a giant mounted duck head dressed in sunglasses and pearls […]
Frozen potato product supplier Lamb Weston bought in Williams Murray Hamm to design a new “state of the art innovation centre” in the US, featuring interior graphics that read “take a walk in our potato dreamland.” Williams Murray Hamm had previously created a new identity for Lamb Weston’s global business, and was brought in to […]
Tom Dixon Design Research Studio (DRS) has designed the interiors for Alto, a new grill restaurant in Hong Kong. The restaurant is the studio’s first project in Asia, and has used the concept of the four elements – earth, air, fire and water – throughout. Fire is conveyed through the use of 230 gold mini […]
Design studio Mystery has created the branding and interiors for a new health-food restaurant in London. Rawligion is a “plant-based café”, which uses organic, locally-sourced fruit, vegetables, seeds, herbs and spices to make lunch dishes, juices and smoothies, desserts and snacks. The design concept for the interiors has been inspired by the Apple store and […]
DesignLSM has created a new interior design concept for clothing brand Lacoste. The studio has redesigned the Lacoste store in the Trafford Centre, Manchester, but the concept will be rolling out across all UK stores. The new “streamlined” store design hopes to make the brand’s “colourful garments and products centre stage”, says DesignLSM. Curved walls […]
YP has been appointed by the Canadian Olympic Committee to design the Canada Olympic House – the home base for team Canada during Rio 2016. The design is based on two key themes, according to the consultancy – the use of easily sourced materials, and collaboration with other Canadian brands. Custom installations include a mobile […]
Tropical Space has designed the studio used by artist, Le Duc Ha, located next to the Thu Bon river in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The cube shaped building is made out of interleaved clay bricks, which create holes in the structure “so the artist can feel the wind, the cool from the river and sound […]
The London museum and archive will be opening a Harry Potter exhibition in October 2017, but is yet to put out a call for entries for designers.
The new design will bring exhibitions and galleries together in “closer dialogue” and follow the blueprint of the museum’s FuturePlan to create a more holistic visitor experience.
We take a look at the main touchpoints across the Games and explore the design story behind each one.
Last week, designer stationery company Moleskine opened a café in Milan – so we asked designers what brand they would like to see open a food and drink space.