Press Releases

Record number of designs submitted for Elephant Parade national tour

Jun 09, 2014 09:00 GMT Elephant Parade The intu Elephant Parade national tour reaches a new milestone this week - with the 8,500th design submitted for the tour’s digital show reel.

Elephant Parade launches at intu Uxbridge

Jun 02, 2014 09:00 GMT Elephant Parade On Monday, 2 June, six students from local primary and secondary schools will gather at intu Uxbridge to unveil their decorative elephant statues, joining a 30-strong herd, as part of the Elephant Parade national tour, presented by intu.

The Nordic landscape and the Renaissance inspire fall and winter trends at Formex

May 27, 2014 08:52 GMT Stockholmsmässan Formex, which will be held August 13-16, will have a trend exhibition in Stockholmsmässan’s Entrance Hall presenting four of next season’s most important trends: Soft Nordic, Wild Wood, Dark Fragrance and Raw Rustic Junction. The designer behind the exhibition is Jan Rundgren.

Celebrity Big Brother winner, Rylan Clark brings new spark to help save the Asian elephant

May 14, 2014 14:01 GMT Elephant Parade Today sees the auction begin of TV personality Rylan Clark’s hotly anticipated design for a new full size rhinestone encrusted elephant statue, which has joined the Elephant Parade national tour.

Record public involvement as Elephant Parade visits Norwich

May 02, 2014 16:48 GMT Elephant Parade More than 1,000 people in Norwich have helped paint a brighter future for the Asian elephant in recent weeks, during Elephant Parade’s month-long visit to intu Chapelfield

Round forms, clean lines and playfulness at Formex

Apr 24, 2014 14:03 GMT Stockholmsmässan People are talking about a second wave and rebirth of design rooted in the Scandinavian design of the 1950s. Soft Nordic will be this fall’s trend theme at Formex, August 13–16. The style is pure and clean, with rounded shapes, exclusive materials and a playful look.

Celebrating an unforgettable journey

Apr 09, 2014 07:00 GMT Elephant Parade Vicky Scott’s creation for this year’s Elephant Parade is particularly unusual as the design of her elephant tells the story of the parade itself. The design, which features a looping chain of white elephants, includes many details from the places and cities that the elephants will visit, from the London Eye to the Angel of the North.

Swire Properties to host Hong Kong’s first Elephant Parade this Summer

Apr 03, 2014 10:35 GMT Elephant Parade Something big is about to land in Hong Kong! Elephant Parade and Swire Properties today jointly announced Hong Kong as the next destination of the world’s largest art exhibition of decorated elephant statues, in aid of Asian elephant conservation.

Svenskt Tenn interprets Estrid Ericson’s interiors pre Josef Frank

Apr 03, 2014 08:00 GMT Svenskt Tenn The exhibition Sober and Elegant is a tribute to Svenskt Tenn founder Estrid Ericson and the interior style she advocated before her famous collaboration with Josef Frank began. The objects that were created then had a fastidious design, in contrast to the imaginative style that later came to be so strongly associated with Svenskt Tenn.

Union J paint a brighter future to save the elephant

Apr 01, 2014 12:59 GMT Elephant Parade British boy band, Union J are to join the Elephant Parade national tour and have created a show stopping design for their new elephant statue that will join the herd that is touring the UK. They have also been appointed as "School Ambassadors” for the national schools programme.