Newly-formed design group Hey Moscow held its launch party at London’s Bar Mosko last week and almost sparked another cold war. When the landlord said to his Hey comrades, ‘do what you like with the venue’, he was letting himself in for more than he bargained for. A Russian anti-aircraft gun was stationed outside the bar. Fake snow, Cossack dancers and Russian bouncers added to the Bolshevik atmosphere. And to cap it off, the whole facia was rebranded Hey Moscow. However, frosty relations quickly thawed as the boss saw the funny side – he’s decided to keep the window graphics.
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Ive’s design consultancy LoveFrom will work with the car manufacturer in a “multi-year” collaboration, which could be an electric car.
Design studio Ragged Edge has rebranded the London stationery company with a logo inspired by printers’ marks.
The Swedish manufacturers has unveiled a flat logo redesign, as part of a wider brand update intended to tie into ongoing automotive trends.