Those crazy Tango people have been at it again, creating a new voodoo doll called Gotan that accompanies the drink brand’s website. Launched earlier this year, the site was developed by Deepend Design. The second phase goes live this week featuring a game called Gotan and the Grail. In the flesh (or plastic) Gotan is accompanied by instructions for the voodoo ritual: 1 Picture your victim in your mind. 2 Chant ‘Tango’ wildly. 3 Pour Tango onto doll. 4 Laugh maniacally. 5 Mop up. No doubt design groups will be eager to get their hands on the dolls to take out their frustrations after tough client meetings.
McDermott & McGough’s piece is a functional, secular safe space that can be used by the public for quiet contemplation or hired out for ceremonies.
This month, head to Manchester for a city-wide design extravaganza, delve into the world of Roald Dahl and read all about the history of graphic design.
Exhibitions, print fairs and a room full of giant bees are among our picks of the best events to get down to at this year’s Northern extravaganza.
As World Mental Health Day takes place this week, we speak to designers, freelance creatives and illustrators about their experiences of mental illness or issues, and ask