After six years as creative director at & Other Stories – the H&M-owned global fashion brand she co-founded in 2010 – Sara Hildén-Bengtsson has left to set up a design and concept studio for retail brands. Here, she shares the key to & Other Stories’ success and offers some advice for creating a great customer experience
Self-employment can be liberating – but when you work from home there’s little respite when the demands and deadlines all come crashing in at once
Seen by some as fusty, just for tourists, Christmas gifts or the elite, Fortnum & Mason presented some serious challenges for Customer Experience Director Zia Zareem-Slade. She tells CR how she set about updating one of the UK’s oldest and best-known brands
GBH’s self-penned monograph promises a deep dive into the branding and design studio’s psyche. But while the book is good on the ‘how’ it works for its clients, it has less to say on the ‘why’ or even the ‘should we really be doing this?’ of modern design practice
Graft is an adhesive and sealant range, used by builders and DIY-ers. Not exactly glamorous but it’s amazing what a great bit of graphic design can do
What is success for a creative person? An award? A sense of having made things better? Money? In this extract from their new book Charm Belligerence & Perversity. The Incomplete Works of GBH, the design studio examine how their attitude toward ‘success’ has changed over the years, while we feature some of their landmark projects
If you enjoy looking at logo designs, prepare to lose a few hours with a new website, Logobook, which collates identities going back to the 1950s.
Fans of fashion and art alike will delight in the latest iteration of Burberry’s pop-up event space Makers House, which sees sculptures by Henry Moore nestled among the brand’s new collection.
A forthcoming book will chart the design history of each of the crests of the 47 football clubs to have played in the Premier League since its inception in 1992