It’s good to see designers are still prepared to suffer for their art. On picking up the job to create an identity for Nigerian Band FSB International, FaÃ§ade Design despatched its very own Robert Mannix (pictured with client) and photographer John Cole to Lagos to take some tasteful snaps of the capital’s buildings, for FSB’s annual report. But local officialdom deemed Cole and Mannix a serious threat: they were cornered by a number of helpful uniformed gentlemen and duly incarcerated in a downtown Lagos jail for the heinous crime of ‘loitering with a camera’. Twenty-four hours and a large backhander later, the rogues were freed. FaÃ§ade looks forward to its next assignments in Algiers, Baghdad and Afghanistan.
The ball-shaped, O-Wind Turbine has been developed by two students based in the UK and can capture wind in built-up areas in a way that traditional turbines cannot.
The supermarket’s selection, branded by Williams Murray Hamm, is aimed at those with allergies but also the health-conscious, and aims to celebrate rather than diminish “free from” food.
Design studio Someone has opted for “bright” colours, “oversized” graphics and a “decisive” tone of voice to create a range of print and digital assets in a bid to attract
The trainline has launched an awareness campaign around recycling and sustainability, and has commissioned illustrator Rebecca Sutherland to “upcycle” old newspapers and drink cans into intricate sculptures for it.