Compass Group / With over 470,000 employees and a presence in 50 countries, Compass Group provides food and support services to customers ranging from schools and colleges to leisure and remote environments. Combining local knowledge with culinary expertise, Compass Group is the market leader in a competitive industry.
Serving top-quality cuisine ranging from afternoon tea to smoked salmon, Food Hall at the Barbican offers guests a real ‘foodie’ experience. Compass Group approached Field Grey to develop a uniform solution that represented the casual dining setting of the restaurant’s award-winning interiors.Approach / Inspired by the space’s utilitarian, pared-down interiors, Field Grey designed a hardwearing apron in biscuit-coloured cotton with black herringbone ties. This was teamed with distinctive black and white striped T-shirts and styled with brown brogues and blue denim jeans.