Made Thought and The Nest are both young design consultancies who have managed to gain a high-profile reputation since their breakaway from North Design and Conran & Partners respectively. Sara Manuelli talks to each of the groups about going it alone, acquiring new clients, experimenting with different mediums and developing their own design identity
The sale of the independent brand consultancy will see it retain its creative independence and management, while it has also revealed plans to expand to Shanghai.
The car manufacturer’s I.D Buzz Microbus bears a striking resemblance to its original camper van made popular during the 1960s Hippie era, but is now all-electric.
The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.