Design House has rebranded independent family brewery St Austell and four of its cask ales to commemorate the Cornish brewery’s 150th anniversary. St Austell’s identity has been updated and two ales have been relaunched under different names. Bosun’s Bitter has been replaced by IPA and Daylight Robbery, originally brewed to mark the solar eclipse in 1999, becomes Tribute. Beer brands Tinners and HSD, which stands for Hicks Special Draught, keep their names but have been given new identities.
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.