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 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.