The Tetra gas monitor, designed by H2 Product Development for detection systems manufacturer Crowcon, launched last week in the US and Singapore and is scheduled to put in its first UK appearance this month. A safety device designed to detect dangerous gas leaks in industrial environments, the group’s challenge was to ‘provide advanced and robust gas sensing technology within a very small volume’, says Jan Holland, design director of H2 Product Development. ‘This is an industrial piece of kit and needed to be chunky and explosive-proof,’ he adds. The group was awarded the project last August, on the basis of previous work for the company.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.