Market value is set to reach almost £1 billion in the next five years, but experts say careful design is needed to ensure products don’t suffer from preconceived negative associations
New store concepts, shop designs and in-store technological innovations for everything from restaurant chains to homeware retailers.
The designer took to the stage at Design Manchester’s DM19 conference to warn against the “sans serification” of digital design and to champion the side hustle.
If the trials are successful, the hubs – which offer everything from wine-tasting to make-up—will be rolled out country-wide.
With the festive season heading our way, Design Week looks at some of London’s West End’s flagship store window displays.
From feminist activism to partnerships with high street stores, the adult retail industry is repositioning its identity away from seedy stereotypes, and toward the mainstream.
The Japanese restaurant chain has refreshed its brand identity and rolled out new retail experiences in a bid to “remain relevant”.
A replica of Scotts, which has been visited by David Cameron and Chinese President Xi Jinping, has opened in the southwestern province of Sichuan.
With cutting edge technology, new experiences and grandeur driving it, we speak to experts who say the face of cinema is no longer the multiplex.
The Ikea Safer Homes app gives users safety tips and to-do lists to better prepare their homes for children.
The recipient of the Design Week Rising Star Award 2019 talks about her home roots, finding inspiration everywhere and why people using chairs to dry clothes is a good thing.
Reinterpretations of Robin Day chairs, a handy primer on Northern city names and a digital identity for a Rwandan girls empowerment magazine are some of our favourite design projects this
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
Apple’s chief design officer is leaving after more than two decades to form his own design company. We speak to designers about Ive’s legacy at the technology giant, his
From seaweed shoes to synthetic spider silk, the fashion industry is finding inventive solutions to its sustainability crisis.
A London-based group of artists, designers and architects hosts workshops in King’s Cross every month that look to engage the young, local community, teach them new skills and help them
The annual, global awards scheme, which famously rewards its winners with black, yellow, graphite and wood pencils, has announced its 720 winners for this year.
Design Week research reveals equal pay discrepancies between men and women in the same role, a gender pay gap of more than 20% and that three quarters of the designers
Lego bricks designed to help blind children learn, a smartphone concept that gets people away from their screen and a fun campaign encouraging nurses to wash their hands are some
Reimagined Baby on Board badges, a musical Google Doodle people can compose themselves, and a virtual reality kit for kids are some of our favourite projects this month.
As the technology company moves away from hardware and towards subscriptions, we pick out some of its most interesting new products and services for 2019.
Experts on branding (Jack Renwick), social design (Sophie Thomas), exhibition design (Lucienne Roberts) are joined by Ustwo design director Helen Fuchs, The Guardian’s digital director Ben Longden and many more.
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To coincide with Disabled Access Day 2019, Ikea has launched its ThisAbles range of add-on products that aim to make daily life easier for disabled people, including bumpers for bookshelves,