Between heaven and hell lies Blue, says Elmwood, which has designed an identity and brochure for Europe’s leading parachute fabric manufacturer, Lancashire-based Perseverance Mills. The Blue identity captures the exhilaration of sky-diving. Designer James Backhurst says: ‘The products allow people to experience the ultimate rush where life and death are dependent, in part, on the fabric.’ Elmwood is working on an ad campaign and a website for Perseverance Mills.
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.
The professional finance body has been given a new look by Smith & Milton, which includes a flat, line-drawn coat of arms, san-serif typeface and updated colour palette.
The museum and cultural hub in Shenzhen has announced it will open to the public in December, and will include a permanent gallery space curated by the V&A.