A new range of see-through Freeplay wind-up radios designed by BayGen Power’s research and development team in Cape Town will be available in Europe in early June. TKO was responsible for the original design. The new units are produced in blue, red, green or clear jelly moulds and include a solar panel. BayGen Power Europe managing director Vivian Blick says there is a demand for colours in the European market, but there are no plans to market the radios in Africa where functionality and ‘ruggedness’ are more important than looks.
Cheltenham-based consultancy ArthurSteenHorneAdamson (ASHA) worked with the children’s charity on a new logo, tone of voice and branded products.
It’s hard to write for brands without sounding forced, argues Rob Mitchell, co-founder at copywriting agency We All Need Words — most brands give up altogether and let the design
The exhibition includes banknotes baked in apple pie, dexterity tests for bank staff and a “Cold War calculator”.
The Curious Customs collection – created by London-based design studio NB – depicts traditions from cheese rolling to bog snorkelling.