Furniture designer Jon Merritt has a passionate love of graffiti. He and partner David Crosby of London’s Monster Designs created this interactive computer console for Tower Records, and lovingly graffitied it la tube station. Merritt has also scribbled all over his car and, on request, last Christmas on the windows of the Croydon branch of Debenhams. Monster’s designs, which range from caravans to tallboys to space-age chairs, will be on show at the Elms Lesters Painting Rooms, 1-5 Flitcroft Street, London, from 2-7 October.
The suitcase aimed at space tourists weighs just 900g and can stick itself to walls in zero gravity.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.