The Chelsea Harbour offices of Gyro have been celebrating a doubly historic new year, with the arrival of two new babies, one of whom was born exactly 40 seconds past midnight on 1 Jan 2000. Finley Purcell (pictured), son of creative director Jay, was officially Britain’s first millennium boy. Finley’s birth in Poole, Dorset, came a week after that of Rian Reynolds, born on Christmas Day to Gyro finance executive Jennifer Reynolds.
The visual identity combines the club’s “illustrious heritage” and “future glory” with an eye to digital platforms and more casual fans.
The week-long festival will also host speakers including interaction design expert Daljit Singh and representatives from Heatherwick Studio.
His installation for London Design Festival draws on a number of inspirations, from clubbing in the 1990s to fake Crimean villages.