Bonds Kids is a new store concept dedicated to newborns, babies and kids aged 3-7.
Bonds babywear has been an Australian household name for almost 98 years. Loved and trusted by all Australians.
Drawing on the best parts of the Bonds stores, the new Bonds Kids design adds colour, pattern, fun, a child-like influence, a touch of theatre and joy, allowing flexibility, and space for the odd pram or two.
British designer Thomas Heatherwick has revealed new images of his proposed Garden Bridge across London’s River Thames, which is now scheduled for completion in 2017.
Heatherwick Studio is working alongside engineers Arup and landscape designer Dan Pearson on the £150 million plans, proposing a pedestrian bridge covered in trees and shrubs to span the river between South Bank and Covent Garden. A public consultation on the latest designs was launched on Friday, ahead of an expected planning application in early 2014.
The 367-metre bridge will feature two fluted piers, supporting a promenade that splits into two and is interspersed with benches and indigenous plants.
“London is where it is because of the river Thames. But over many years the human experience of this amazing piece of nature has been marginalised by successive transport moves,” said Heatherwick, who also redesigned the city’s iconic routemaster bus.
“The city on the north bank and the historic district of Temple is almost completely isolated from the river by the dual carriageway of the Victoria Embankment that slices it’s way along the north bank and other than its wonderful view, Waterloo Bridge is surprisingly unfriendly for pedestrians.”
“There is now an opportunity to connect London …
Optimistic, genuine, inclusive and free-spirited. This description formed part of the design brief for new stores in the national Bonds retail rollout program for Pacific Brands by Design Clarity.
The Bonds retail presence is evolving with brand new stand-alone retail stores in key locations. There’s an honesty and purity in the current design, realised with a new and refined, pared back materials palette after a detailed design review process at each new site.