Entries by juliette

Queen’s Award for Lumsden Design

Design agency Lumsden has won a coveted Queen’s Award for Enterprise*. Her Majesty The Queen announced the 2017 winners today [April 21 2017]. The design business, based in London’s Clerkenwell, won the Queen’s Award for International Trade for Outstanding Short Term Growth. It has seen its overseas sales almost triple in just three years. Founded […]

A New Chapter for Bookshops?

Book shops seem to be getting noticed again. Time was when they were being written off as the dinosaurs of the retail world. “Nobody wants to buy books anymore.” “Everybody will be downloading books onto their kindles.” “Bookshops are staffed by scholarly, unapproachable staff in stuffy environments which bear no resemblance to our digitally connected […]