Airport operator BAA is in the final stages of establishing its roster of some 100 design and architecture suppliers. BAA is interviewing the shortlisted groups and hopes to have a completed roster by the end of April, according to BAA design director Raymond Turner.
MarinaTex, an organic and biodegradable alternative to traditional plastic, was developed by University of Sussex student Lucy Hughes.
The visual identity combines the club’s “illustrious heritage” and “future glory” with an eye to digital platforms and more casual fans.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.