DAS HAUS – Luca Nichetto at imm Cologne

For Das Haus – Interiors on Stage at last week’s trade fair imm Cologne, Italian designer Luca Nichetto unleashed a bright, leafy show home, marrying Scandinavian simplicity with Italian charm. Luca Nichetto took inspiration from modernist architecture in California, the art of the Japanese masters and the buildings of Carlo Scarpa to create an eco-friendly […]

Pantone Emerald 17-5641 Colour of the Year 2013

After last Year’s Tangerine Tango, the Oscar of Colours 2013 has been awarded! And the winner is…Pantone Emerald Green! (PANTONE 17-5641 Emerald Green to be exact) Pantone has declared their choice, “Lively. Radiant. Lush. A colour of elegance and beauty that enhances our sense of well-being, balance and harmony.” This “new emerald” retains its sense […]

The Oyster Inn

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The Oyster Inn

Today, on the search for inspiration, as usual, we came across another excellent example of a thorough design concept combining both aesthetic interiors & decoration and strong brand marketing – The Oyster Inn on Waiheke Island. A short hop from the big smoke of Auckland on the east side of New Zealand’s North Island, Waiheke […]

Brick & Mortar Shops

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Brick & Mortar Shops

As passionate designers, our busy absorbing brains are constantly on the search for new design inspirations. We love thinking about trends – the next “it” colour, product designs, store fitouts & curations etc.Therefore, shops are the ultimate source of inspiration. Today, in times of online shopping and the transition to virtualise our purchasing experience, we have […]

Sustainability in Retail Design

Design Clarity is interested in the actions being undertaken by retailers in the sustainability effort. Are the actions in place to make a significant and lasting impact or a token to appeal to a consumer’s positioning on the brand? Marks & Spencer (M&S) has implemented the Plan A Scheme with the intention of making themselves […]

Design Clarity & Al Futtaim Group Real Estate (AFGRE): retail project partners

Design Clarity is very pleased to have been appointed by Al Futtaim Group Real Estate; Dubai based conglomerate, and a leader in the field, to work on its latest retail development within the Festival City development in New Cairo, Egypt. Design Clarity was specifically appointed due to our international design expertise in retail shopping mall […]

Danielle’s Trip Design Tip Part Two: Lisbon

As a continuation to design tip in Hong Kong, our Sydney peer Danielle dropped the anchor in beautiful Lisbon, Portugal. A city with an incredible old-worldly charm but buzzing with fresh creative vibe and sources of design inspiration at every corner. Being one of the most thorough trip organisers and always on the search for […]

Wines of the World  Label Designs by Lavernia & Cienfuegos

We’ve recently come across this wonderful wine label range designed by spanish agency Lavernia & Cienfuegos. This is a range of wines that Belgian supermarket chain Delhaize offers within its own brand “365”, which includes simple, everyday products at affordable prices. The cork is a sign of humility, an object of little value, often used as […]

Danielle’s Trip Design Tip Part One: Hong Kong

Sydney team member Danielle just came back to our studio after an adventurous and impression-filled trip to Europe! She travelled for a few weeks through Portugal, Italy, Spain and finally enjoyed some time in her all-time favourite destination: Mykonos in Greece. Before reaching Europe though, she took the chance of a stop-over in Hong Kong. […]