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, […]

A new approach to retail strategy = P.I.E

As a design company, we like to stay informed. We have read about how brands should be targeting ‘Gen Ys’ as a whole group even though it covers people born between the 1980s and 2000s. Gen Ys’ or ‘Millennials’ are the biggest generation in size. What we know of them is that they are misunderstood […]

Designing for kids (not parents)

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Designing for kids (not parents)

We’ve just designed and opened a brand new concept for specialist retailer Florrie in Melbourne. This whimsical and dreamlike store was inspired by what is happening in children’s retail as well as our own imaginations and inspiration from the brand. Meanwhile, we have also been working with ‘Ruby Niks’ on their kids cafe space in […]

Expert Advice: How to Set-up a Food Business

Here at Design Clarity, we know and work with specialists from various fields. Faisal Haque, friend and associate of Design Clarity indulged us by giving us his ‘5 steps to set-up a food business’. For any start-up, his advice is golden. The following text is written by Faisal and explains how he started up his […]