Has the silly season come early this year? Yes, indeed, judging by a spate of obscure e-mails received from someone called Madge.The woman in question is the animated operator of an esoteric tool called the imaginator, on Imagination’s relaunched website, www.imagination.co.uk. Madge helps you compose and send loved ones messages, which manage to combine random verbids with erudite tripe. Sample musings include: ‘The dogs eat new ideas’, and ‘Everybody make great dreams’. Someone has let their Imagination run away with them.
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.