Astound has designed the interiors and branding material for start-up delicatessen take-away chain, Camden Food Co, launched by SSP UK Rail. The first site is at London’s Victoria station, with further locations in the pipeline. The design scheme features graphics with graffiti-inspired messages set against scenes of nature. In contrast, the fixtures and fittings have been made from a selection of wood materials to give a natural feel to the shop. Astound has also been appointed to redesign the Rugby Football Union store at Twickenham Stadium, as part of its south stand development.
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.