1 Odd has designed plush invites to promote a series of exclusive, lavish parties, to be held by Bacardi in locations around the world.
2 Interstate Associates has designed the website for ’boutique retailer’ Whippet Grey. The site, www.whippetgrey.co.uk, features an animated pop-up book that guides visitors around the retailer’s product range.
3 Paul Rogers has illustrated Jazz ABZ, a collection of portraits of jazz musicians, featuring poems by Wynton Marsalis. It is published next month by Walker Books.
4 Spanish furnishings and accessories manufacturer Punt Mobles has introduced the Dedal stool, designed by Ana Mir and Emili Padrós of Emiliana Design. Dedal means ‘thimble’ in Spanish.
5 Glasgow consultancy Third Eye Design has developed packaging for the latest product in the Kshocolât chocolate range, Mini Strawberrettes.
6 Toyota has unveiled its ‘personal mobility’ concept vehicle, i-swing, at the Tokyo Motor Show 2005, which opened at the weekend. The company is promoting the concept as having a ‘wearable quality, like an item of clothing’.
7 Ilkley consultancy 10 has redesigned the packaging for fireworks brand Standard, to coincide with the 400th anniversary of Guy Fawkes’ attempt to blow up the House of Lords in 1605. The designs also incorporate new safety rulings, to become mandatory next year.
8 Luxury handbag brand Radley has opened its first standalone store, on King’s Road in London, designed by Camouflage.