Gilbert and George are living up to their lively reputation as “performance artists”, even when on disk. The duo asked MetaDesign to create a CD-ROM for them on the fundamentals of life, which the consultancy proudly presented to a Type Circle meeting in Leeds last week. So moving did some of the 400-strong audience find the movements on the CD-ROM that they were themselves moved to leave the room. A response Gilbert and George may be more familiar with than MetaDesign.
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.