Ikea has long been known for the quirky names it gives to its products, but a new ad campaign sees these monikers get even stranger.
Where do you look for inspiration? If you’re in the fashion or home interiors industries, it might be at the Design Library, a vast archive of patterns and textiles dating from the 1750s to the present that is held across two venues, in New York’s Hudson Valley and central London. A new book by Phaidon takes readers inside its many treasures, while we have a rummage through the shelves
John Lewis has created a cutesy, animal-led spot for its Christmas ad this year, which is gently funny rather than the usual tearjerker. But does it do enough for the brand to retain its Christmas ad crown?
Shelter has fought to raise awareness of homelessness and housing issues in the UK since the late 1960s. As the charity marks its 50th year, we look at how it has communicated its aims over that time and why, as a new crisis emerges, its work remains as vital as ever