Double Retail was founded in 2009 in Bristol a vibrant and creative city surrounded by beautiful countryside. The company specialises in the fashion, footwear and sportswear sectors. Creating unique identities for each retail project. Lead Designer, Alex Forsyth gives us a great insight on how he got into the industry and his thoughts on design.
Q: Why did you get into Interior Design?
A: Really, by way of opportunity. I had trained in product design but the chance came along to get involved in interiors and retail, so I just jumped at it.
Q: How did you start up your career?
A: It came about through contacts, my mentor at the end of university was starting a new business that sounded exciting and I was super keen to be a part of it. I basically just hounded the guy relentlessly for months till he gave in and gave me a job - and we’re still working together today.
Q: Where does your inspiration come from?
A: I can’t imagine that I’m that dissimilar from many designers in that I genuinely try to take inspiration from anything and everything, films, products, art, you name it. There’s got to be something worth