The London-based workspace chain aims to distinguish itself through “hotel-style hospitality” and being free from interruptions such as “people larking about or playing table tennis”.
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The Counter Press has worked on the new look and feel, referencing the Art Deco and Art Nouveau heritage of the restaurant while marking the occasion of its reopening.
The new office does away with designated “neighbourhood” desks in favour of communal work spaces to encourage collaboration.
The Design Week Awards winners were revealed, NatWest launched its own digital studio and designers responded to the general election result – the news from the last seven days.
The new identity and brand positioning looks to appeal to a wider audience, as well as reflect the restaurant’s globally-influenced food menu.
We reveal all of the winners from last night’s Design Week Awards across every category, plus Best in Show, Hall of Fame and Rising Star.
Architects Diller Scofidio + Renfro and Gensler are currently working on the expansion of New York’s Museum of Modern Art, which will see its gallery space increase by 30%.
Studio asked nine leading industry directors who specialise in the interior design sector what advice they would give to a junior designer looking for work, how to make a lasting impression in an interview and what key skills designers need.
Studio director Lucy Painter, who specialises in recruitment within the design sector, speaks to Haptic Architects about how to integrate Scandinavian working practises into a creative business in the UK.
From a panel discussion hosted by Design Week about the effect of Brexit on the design industry, to a display of screen-printed furniture created by Anthony Burrill and Michael Marriott, we round up the best bits to check out at Clerkenwell Design Week this year.
As Transport for London announces a new licensing deal which will see many of its most enduring collaborations – such as the recent Nike x Roundel trainers – made available globally, we ask designers which two brands they would like to see team up on a new product or design.
The space will be housed in the retailer’s new headquarters, and will provide shelter for more than 200 women, children and families each night.
Japanese design consultancy Nendo has created the interiors for a new shop aimed at those with a sweet tooth. A Tes Souhaits! Glace et Chocolat is based in Tokyo, and is the sister shop to patisserie A Tes Souhaits!. The shop features a curved wall made out of various soils, which mimic the effect of […]
London-based consultancy The Plant has designed the branding and interiors for Wing Wing, a new Korean fried chicken and beer restaurant in Central London. Both the visual identity and interiors are rooted in the “vibrancy” and “energy” of Koren pop culture, says The Plant, featuring a bright colour palette and abstract patterns. The logo is […]
Design studio B has worked on a self-initiated project creating the interiors for a new shop from paper company Papersmiths. The store marks Papersmiths’ first London outlet, and is based in a shipping container at the Boxpark in Shoreditch. It sells stationery, greeting cards, magazines and home products. The interiors feature a “muted” colour palette […]
London-based consultancy YourStudio has designed the interiors for Sourced Market’s new offering in Barbican, London. The design of the deli, food store and restaurant is based around the concept of a “food library”. Quarry floor tiles with cast concrete features nod to the architecture of the nearby Barbican Centre and Golden Lane Estates. Seating includes […]
The Victoria and Albert (V&A) Museum has released the first visual of its new Photography Centre, which is set to open in 2018. The centre is being designed by David Kohn Architects (DKA), and will more than double the museum’s display space dedicated to photography. The newly released render offers a glimpse into what The […]
British designer Tom Dixon has opened his first standalone store in South East Asia. The shop is located on Hollywood Road in Central Hong Kong, and features the brand’s latest furniture, lighting and home accessories collections. On the ground floor of the store, shoppers are invited to explore the collections in more depth by using […]
Built Studios has introduced a living, green wall in its co-working space in Waterloo, London. The Botanic Art wall is comprised of 140 plants, including green ferns, climbing fig, English ivy and the Peace Lily plant. The living wall has been introduced to remove carbon dioxide and add extra oxygen into the surrounding air. The […]
Amsterdam-based interior design consultancy Uxus has designed Speys, a food court within Jaarbeurs, the Netherlands’ largest event centre based in Utrecht. Speys seats roughly 520 people and adopts an art deco style, characterised by the geometric patterns which adorn the walls and old-fashioned, cinema-style lighting. Old, archive posters previously used to advertise the venue also […]
Dn&co has designed the livery for the new shuttle buses being used across Here East, a digital and creative campus in the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, East London. The livery features the Here East visual identity, and all of the shuttle buses are covered in a series of dot patterns inspired by the Here East […]
East Sussex-based consultancy Box 9 Design has designed the interiors for Rail House Café, a new restaurant in London’s Victoria. The interiors have been designed by Box 9 Design founder Lou Davies in collaboration with the restaurant’s founder Adam White. Inspired by the design of a metropolitan train station, the restaurant features multiple hubs which […]
Airline Icelandair has revealed a new, glacier-themed plane to mark its 80th anniversary. The Vatnajökull plane – named after the most active glacier in Iceland – sees the glacier recreated on the plane exterior. It has been spray painted by hand by a team of artists, taking a total of 24 days to create using […]
Sheffield-based consultancy Born + Raised has created the branding for Air Unltd, a new trampoline park in Speke, Liverpool. The consultancy was briefed to come up with the name, as well as create the visual identity and strategy for the trampoline park. The name Air Unltd has been chosen to allow the company to become […]
Shoe and clothing brand Axel Arigato has opened a store-cum-gallery-space in Stockholm, Sweden, working with architect Christian Halleröd, who created the space. The space aims to appear “clean” with a few installations “blown out of proportion”, says the shoe brand, including a 100kg plexiglass display at the centre of the store, yellow fur seats and […]
This singular concept is for Jigsaw’s Cobham, Surrey store. Each new store has its own look and feel and this is the second one that Barber has worked on for the client. Each store is designed to be sympathetic to its surroundings and the architecture of the building it is situated in. Jigsaw has 82 stores […]
Wallpaper company Newmor has worked with designer Stephen Walter on a new collection based on his intricate map illustrations. The collection is based on several of Walter’s artworks, including London Subterranea and Hub. The first geographically tracks the routes of old London rivers, sewers, the tube network and now-defunct tube stations, while the second depicts […]
The remodelled retail space has been designed by architectural practice Friend & Company, and features a craft demonstration area and tiled flooring inspired by the V&A’s own ceramics collection.
The new art gallery has been created by three designers as part of a “passion project” to bring more international work to the northern city.
The new Exhibition Road Quarter has been designed by architectural practice AL_A, and will play host to a week-long art and design festival to coincide with its opening.
The team behind Better Shelter has cited issues around fire resistance and accessibility as some of the reasons for the changes to the design.