Zero 2 Design has created designs for the 14th annual No Smoking Day, to be held this year on 12 March, after a four- way creative pitch. A rejection fee of 250 was paid to consultancies for ideas not used. Zero 2 developed the visual identity and slogan, Send it Packing. No Smoking Day, a charity, estimates that it helps 40 000 people quit the habit each year.
The sale of the independent brand consultancy will see it retain its creative independence and management, while it has also revealed plans to expand to Shanghai.
The car manufacturer’s I.D Buzz Microbus bears a striking resemblance to is original camper van made popular during the 1960s Hippie era, but is now all-electric.
The annual design festival is back for its fifth edition this October, and will feature Pentagram partner Naresh Ramchandani, Buzzcocks’ record sleeve designer Malcolm Garrett and an exhibition on Lucienne
A patent filed by the company reveals a mobile with thermal elements embedded into the screen, which would heat it up and fill any cracks if it became damaged.