Connex is the name selected by French transport conglomerate CGEA for its rail holding company. CGI came up with the name and identity for the rail operator and for its franchise Connex South Central, the old Network South Central. The new yellow and blue look for both trains and upgraded stations reflects ‘our more streamlined and efficient approach’, says Connex South Central managing director Geoff Harrison-Mee. CGI, which revamped the trains’ interiors, is now working on sub-branding and a strategy for the services. CGEA aspires to become a major player in the UK’s rail industry and has interests in France, Portugal and Germany.
Studio Blackburn has created a new look for the renewable energy company which seeks to set it apart from its sea of competitors.
The kit is the third design unveiled by the team for the 2020/21 season, and features the Coventry UK City of Culture branding developed by Uncommon on the front.
As part of our series exploring countries’ design cultures, we look at how the Caribbean nation is finding its own aesthetic and searching for community.
Another month spent in lockdown had some designers yearning for nightclubs and events gone by, while others are revisiting old projects or pushing new boundaries.