Terence Conran has joined forces with Stephen Bayley to produce an authoritative collection of essays on design’s place in modern history, entitled Design: Intelligence Made Visible, published by Conran Octopus. The book, which is being branded as ‘the indispensable guide to the contents of the modern world’, contains an A-Z of iconic people, products and processes from the 20th century to the present day.
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 is 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.