When HarrisBlyth was first approached to work on Jim Beam’s ‘Real Long Weekend’ promotional programme, the group didn’t realise that the operative word was ‘long’. HarrisBlyth was briefed to fit a 10m-long Airstream motor home with boys’ toys such as Scaletrix, Dreamcast and DVD player. It has subsequently fitted out an even bigger (14m) diner, for the even longer weekend.
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.