Located in London’s Islington neighborhood and housed in an 18,000-square-foot Victorian property that was, in 1855, a post office and, later in 1911, a cinema, The Halcyon is a new retail development that will be “highlighting the best of British retail, creativity and artisan dining,” and will include a restaurant (The Thunderbolt), bar (The Sundower), artisan food hall, gallery, and a coffee house. The Halcyon’s identity has been designed by London-based SomeOne.
Launched in 2009, Quirky is as CEO Ben Kaufman states, a “social product development” site. Their aim is to allow brilliant ideas from everyday people to be executed by a professionally trained design and development staff.
Started in the long distant past of the year 2000, Workopolis began with a modest 15,000 job listings. Today, it is Canada’s largest job search web site with an average of 40,000 job postings available every day. Recently, Workopolis launched a new brand campaign, headed by the tag line of “Time to Shine” that replaces the more me-focused tag line of “Canada’s biggest job site” and puts forward a revised logo.
Dublin Central is a new urban development in Ireland’s Capital city. This new cultural quarter will be a hub of retail and recreation through a dynamic new development. It will incorporate 69 modern apartments and 100 new stores. Despite the country being in the midst of a hard-hitting recession, Dublin Central is the most ambitious redevelopment project in the history of Ireland, with a €1.2 Billion investment and the promise of creating 800 new jobs. All subject to planning permission which is a notoriously difficult process in the city.