Retail Design Expo Highlights

Two weeks ago, our Managing Director Kristina Hetherington and Anna Flavell, Retail Development Manager of Bonds did a talk at Retail Design Expo on ‘How design keeps a 100 year-old heritage brand young’.

Local inspiration: Surry Hills

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Local inspiration: Surry Hills

This month we’re exploring local inspiration from our DC neighbourhoods around the Globe. First up is Cantina, the new shop from our favourite Italian restaurant, Pasta Emilia, in Surry Hills. Siobhan and Helen represented the DC team at Cantina’s launch party, located under the acclaimed restaurant, in what used to be their garage. The space has […]

Barangaroo Colour Splash

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Barangaroo Colour Splash

We’re thrilled to share news of an exciting new collaboration between Design Clarity. Shannon Crees. We love Shannon’s work so much that we’ve invited her to activate a Japanese laneway-style bar and eatery we’ve designed for the Sushi Hon team, in Barangaroo.

Characteristics of Successful Start-ups

Last week, our Business Development Manager attended the talk “Trials and Tribulations of Entrepreneurship” by Faisal Haque – serial start-up enthusiast and founder of ‘Wrap It Up’ and ‘Improve That Price ‘. After getting inspiration on how to start a successful business and the dos & don’ts, we decided to share ‘5 Characteristics of Successful […]

The Tramsheds

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The Tramsheds

One of Sydney’s coolest new food destinations of 2016, Tramsheds, opened to the public in September. It’s a place that comes alive through the community, history, and architecture. A restored tram is a key feature in the main entrance, a reminder that these sheds were originally the home to Sydney’s trams. The European-inspired market hall layout is lined with […]

Bonds Pacific Fair Gold Coast QLD

Bonds Pacific fair opened doors this week overlooking the resort-styled outdoor mall at Pacific Fair. Our Design Clarity team is very proud and excited about this latest look for Bonds & Bonds Kids. Two brands melded into one amazing retail store design. We made some changes to the footprint and there’s been a chance to prototype some […]

Mama Pacha wins award!

The BCSC (British Council of Shopping Centres) has awarded ‘Mama Pacha – Taste the world’ with an award for “Best Newcomer”. The judges decision was led by Mama Pacha bringing a new twist into an established market and due to the design of the kiosk bringing food theatre to the shopping centre. We were thrilled […]

Retail’s plan for growth in the UK

Attending the British Retail Consortium’s Retail Symposium conference last week, Zara Weller, our UK Business Development Manager found it enlightening to hear the different views from the top CEOs on their retail industry growth plans. Here’s her summary of how UK High St retailers plan to grow: Hobbs- their short-term plan is to create a strategy and execute […]

Salone del Mobile 2016

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Salone del Mobile 2016

Danielle, Design Director at Design Clarity London studio hopped across to the Milan Design Week to explore our industry’s new creative ideas and to get inspired by some sensational talent from individual pieces to entire installations and more. We hope her findings and stories will inform the team and give some insight into her takeouts, […]