Inspired by last month’s blink-and-you-missed-it Swiss Special, we are embarking on another impromptu limited edition this week: Crap That Consultancies Send Us. ‘What’s different from any other week?’ we hear you cry. Well, latex for a start. According to Bleach, which very nearly made it last year for mailing us an apple, ‘We all want to get deep down and dirty sometimes [and] with the drinkbleach.co.uk glove, every day is your fantasy, a voyage into a life of grime’. This virulent orange rubber-wear will ‘help you make friends, a killing, chutney, your point, love, the voices stop, matters worse, your bed and lie in it’. Other applications pictured.
Organised by file sharing service Loop.gl, London Loop will see work by designers and other creatives displayed in public spaces all over the city.
Bad News is a new research project from the University of Cambridge and Dutch media company Drog, which aims to help the public spot misinformation on their social media feeds
Discussed at this year’s Design Indaba, Netherlands-based design graduate Tomo Kihara has created a product that aims to spark conversation between homeless people and passers-by.
Curated by Sea Design, the exhibition focuses on the geometric identity created by consultancy Roundel, which was used on British Rail’s freight trains in the 1980s and 1990s.