Isokon Plus has collaborated with designers from three different genre’s to create three products which will launch at 100% Design in September. The range comprises two contemporary designs – Simon Pengelly’s Stretch dining table and Plybowl, designed by James Harris. Plybowl is a fruit bowl created by slotting together two moulded shapes, which can be separated for easy storage. The range also features a revamped version of Mod Storage, originally designed by Martin Grierson and Keith Townend in 1960.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.