Welcome to your Friday dose of TOO x TOO – our round up of the four most exciting, unusual or interesting things to drop in the last seven days, brought to you by the insights team here at The One Off.
Hendrick’s Gin looks to seize the senses of London’s commuters
In an experiential first, Hendrick’s are seeking to engage the olfactory system of London’s commuters by tunnel wrapping Kings Cross station with rose and cucumber scented posters to herald the arrival of their Summer edition spirit. Sticking around until September, perhaps take some time to stop and smell the roses on your next journey.
A conscious casting for Stella McCartney’s winter collection
A designer renowned for her eco credentials, McCartney’s upcoming winter collection will be modelled by members of environmentalist group, Extinction Rebellion. As an industry, fashion is never far from the lens of scrutiny by environmental activists. So, any endorsement from an authority voice would favour any brand working to legitimise their sustainability pursuits.
Introducing ‘Electric Night’
The colour forecast to be heavily featured in S/S 2020 collections…
Healthier hospitals by design
A study by London Hospital’s charity, CW+, has found that the addition of art in NHS hospitals has contributed to improved patient wellbeing, reduced anxiety before procedures and the detection of lower levels of the stress hormone (cortisol) in patients. Increasingly UK hospitals are commissioning designers, such as Morag Myerscough and Quentin Blake, to transform hospital spaces.