The initiative will see almost 500 Apple stores around the world host free events, workshops and training sessions for the public on subjects such as design and coding.
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Design Bridge has designed the new visual identity and packaging for the brand, which nods to its origins as a New York deli set up in the early 20th century.
You now have a couple more weeks to enter the Design Week Awards, which is back with a bunch of new awards alongside our most popular categories. It’s time to get entering.
The awards look at how design can contribute to a business’ success, and this year’s winning projects include those for The Financial Times, Brunel University London and Orangina.
A competition has been launched to find a multidisciplinary design team to redesign The Ross Pavilion Gardens, which overlook Edinburgh Castle and will include a number of new public buildings and spaces.
The homewares retailer has opened a stand-alone Mini Habitat in Leeds, which is its first high street store to open since 2009.
SomeOne found that some customers were “daunted” by the old Maplin brand so sought to broaden its appeal and highlight in-store expertise as a core strength.
We’re putting together some in-depth research on the state of play of the design industry, to see what it looks like, how much designers get paid (and how happy they are about it), as well as what perks designers are being offered.
Mathers will take on the role of director in the company working with entrepreneur Damon Bonser to help product designers get their products to market.
As part of our series on the future of design in 2017, Fitch executive creative director Alasdair Lennox looks at what will happen in retail design over the next 12 months.
The global pizza chain has refreshed its restaurant environments with four bespoke styles intended for different demographics, with the hope of losing its “worn out” look and competing with the likes of Franco Manca.
The Tate Modern’s newest art and design shop Tate Edit will be showcasing a selection of fresh products from 28 April, when Momoko Mizutani takes over as guest curator. Product and furniture designer Jasper Morrison has curated the shop since it opened in November 2016, and will now hand the reins to Mizutani. Featured objects […]
London-based consultancy AfroditiKrassa has rebranded health food restaurant brand, Detox Kitchen. The new visual identity has been created to reflect the company’s current transition from a start-up to a small and medium-sized business (SME). It features a new, hand-written style logo, and a bright visual style comprising colourful photography of fruit and vegetables overlaid with […]
JDO has created a new visual identity for Finnish beauty brand Lumene to coincide with its release of a new series of skincare and cosmetic ranges. The new identity is based on the concept of “beauty born of light” and inspired by the natural landscapes of the brand’s Nordic homeland. The new identity and packaging […]
Amnesty International Hong Kong has launched its “Every Freedom Needs a Fighter” campaign, which looks to highlight the erosion of the country’s freedom of expression laws. As part of the campaign, Amnesty International opened a pop-up bookstore in central Hong Kong that sold over 1,000 censored or blacked out books to suggest that this could […]
Christopher Jenner has created a concept for Kusmi Tea, which will roll out in the US and emerging markets. Kusmi Paris went into business in 1867 and was known for its Bouquet of Flowers blend, which was popular with Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. The brief to Jenner was to design a new concept which would […]
David Rockwell Group has designed a “pop-up speakeasy” for the not-for-profit Davos World Economic Forum 2017. It has been designed for parties, receptions and meetings. Some 2,500 international businesses, political leaders, academics, NGOs and journalists attend the event.
DesignLSM has redesigned the interiors of the Lacoste store in Westfield Stratford City, east London. The interiors feature materials including white washed concrete, oak and timber, with dark metal framed cabinets showcasing Lacoste’s product range. The shop front features striking illuminated signage and an entrance wall decorated with a tennis ball installation.
Artist Leif Podhajsky has created a hand painted mural on Shoreditch High Street for the Meantime Brewing Company, as part of the craft brewer’s “Mean it” campaign. The mural features colourful illustrations of Meantime’s beers against a black backdrop, complete with the tagline: “There’s beer. And there’s proper beer”. Podhajsky is best known for his […]
Founder Phoa Kia Boon and creative director Clifford Hiscock have designed The New Black, a coffee shop on Philpot Lane in central London. Design features include stainless steel benches which hide the coffee machines, steel and glass bench seating areas and a “bean counter” near the entrance, where customers are able to smell the individual […]
Fourth year students on the product design engineering programme at the Glasgow School of Art have designed a collection of products in collaboration with the GSA shop. The students were briefed to create designs which would allow them to experiment with materials and manufacturing techniques, while also having commercial appeal. The products, which include a […]
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Customers will be charged automatically for the items they pick up when leaving the store, using the same technologies found in self-driving cars.
This month Design Week is celebrating its 30th birthday, and you can hear designer Jonathan Barnbrook discuss his long and illustrious relationship with typography.