London product consultancy Frazer Designers has designed this new test meter, the Megger CM300, which is being launched on to the European market. Created for Avo International, the manufacturer of electrical instruments, the integrated unit for testing electrical installments replaces four separate meters and features the new corporate colour of dark navy. According to Frazer senior designer Damian Mycroft, ‘we were looking for an ergonomic format which can be used hands-free’, as the Megger has to be used on-site, down manholes and up ladders. The project is part of an ongoing programme to reposition Avo International products with new corporate colour and graphics.
The design studio has created an abstract logo of a bridge reflected on water to represent the charity, which looks to protect and maintain England and Wales’ waterways.
A show at the Lettering Arts Centre in Suffolk will delve into the art of alphabets, tracing the history of communication design from ancient symbols to the sophisticated systems we
This year’s week-long celebration of design will see installations by Kellenberger-White, Studio Frith and Waugh Thistleton Architects, plus a refined, “playful” visual identity by Pentagram’s Domenic Lippa.
Weird World Cup is a project that sees 20 illustrators create humorous artworks, which will be sold online to raise money for education charity Football Beyond Borders.