Tangible identity of brand expression has come increasingly important due to digitalisation and globalisation. The role of the physical store is to manifest latest brand development by keeping it fresh and relevant. Continue reading
The Shop at Bluebird in London’s Covent Garden won recently a Drapers Award for Best Store. It is nice to see an independent brand winning a major award against big global brands. Continue reading
One of the most high profile hospitality interior designers Yabu and Pushelberg were in London at Sleep Event to discuss their work over the years.
Hosted by Guy Dittrich the panel discussion at May Design Series event elaborated some of the most important trends in hospitality business. Both big chains Hilton and IHG in addition to hospitality interior specialists gave their views about future directions in interior design for hotels. Continue reading
“Lot of people look but not see.” Paul Smith
I’ve been told that Paul Smith is a very nice man. It is easy to believe walking through the exhibition Hello My Name is Paul Smith at the Design Museum. His spirit of warmth, humour and wit comes strongly across from the exhibition. Continue reading
Angela Missoni was telling the colourful story behind Missoni Italian fashion house at the V&A Museum in London. Probably the most well known luxury knitwear company in the world it is still very much a family business, led by three generations of the Missoni family.
Petit h is a special collection by Hermès. It is was born in 2010 to re-think what to do with the amount of waste materials that Hermès produces. The unique items in the collection are all made out of recycled “luxury waste” to give them a second life as upcycled new products. Continue reading