Research into the UK’s craft economy from UCA highlights economic growth and a rise in online opportunities but also gaps in support for makers.
New store concepts, shop designs and in-store technological innovations for everything from restaurant chains to homeware retailers.
Designers across the retail sector – from robotics and technology to interactive design – give their take on the future of shopping.
The online interiors store has created a virtual version of its Amsterdam show apartment to bring its latest collection into people’s homes.
While the design industry has suffered during the pandemic, there are some bright spots for those looking for work – particularly among freelance and digital sectors.
A design solution from consultancy Seymourpowell hopes to combine the best of office life and working from home after the pandemic.
Dalziel and Pow has sought to help the centuries-old London space shift from a traditional retail experience to the tea brand’s “true spiritual home”.
After the Japanese car brand unveiled a new digital-friendly identity last month, we speak to its design team about an electric-focused future.
The council has chosen design consultants Publica to provide strategic oversight for its £235 million plan, which may include “more plants, reduced traffic and fewer building emissions”.
The pandemic has forced fashion off catwalks and out of stores – this is how designers are helping move something famously tactile into the virtual world.
The funding is in partnership with UKRI, and will award up to £150,000 to projects which “trial ways to implement refill infrastructure”.
We’re excited to announce the full shortlist for our awards below. Stay tuned later in the month for our winners showcase, which will be revealed here on the site as
With the latest announcement from Boris Johnson suggesting some shops could reopen as early as next month, the focus turns to how retailers can deliver safe but recognisable in-store experiences.
As Coronavirus disrupted working patterns so much last week we’re giving you a few more days to get your entries together.
The group of interior design stores, founded by Sir Terence Conran, has found new buyers in the Marandi family.
Economic repercussions of the global virus outbreak on companies are likely to be “severe”. Could “agile” supply chains be the answer?
As part of our series of design in 2020, Lynn Harris, associate client services director at Cada Design, looks at what will happen in retail design in the next 12
Entries are open for the Design Week Awards. We’re building on the success of last year’s new look awards by overhauling our digital categories and bringing you another accessible ceremony.
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
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.