The walking dead are the new ‘in crowd’, according to toymaker Amos, which launches a set of six collectable Zombies in May. Designed by illustrator James Jarvis, In-Crowd is an ongoing series of 8-10cm figures, produced in collaboration with artists and designers. Three more sets are planned, including the Forever Sensible Motorcycle Club, which launches in mid-autumn. Figures will cost around £10.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.