It’s often said there’s nothing so refreshing in a heatwave as a hot drink. Now Italian kitchenware brand Guzzini is offering a stylish way to test the theory, having brewed up a range of coffee mugs, designed by Robin Levien, that blend traditional and modern elements. Called Feeling, it features a white ceramic vessel with a plastic handle in various colours. ‘I absolutely love the combination,’ says Levien. ‘The idea of attaching an acrylic handle on to a porcelain mug is quite radical.’ Feeling will be available from next week at John Lewis in London’s Oxford Street, priced £6.95.
LA-based designer Paul Woods has mined his professional and personal experience to create a “straight-talking” handbook for design grads.
The wide-ranging redevelopment of Piccadilly Gardens will include a children’s playground, pedestrianised areas, new lighting and wayfinding.
Studio partner Marina Willer has reimagined a 1970s logo for the film magazine’s new look, which launches with four cover stars.
From a playful zine, to a “tribal” title sequence and “tongue-in-cheek” wine brand, these are the design projects that caught our eye in July.