Interactive design group Magnetic North has created a family of Bluetooth gnomes for mobile phones. The viral concept promotes a Leeds housing development for first-time buyers. Described as ‘a digital evolution of the traditional flyer’, each gnome has its own catchphrase. Their messages can be uploaded by passers-by over a Bluetooth connection.
Plastic barriers and caution tape are not permanent solutions for a world post-coronavirus, here’s how designers envisage a future where social distancing is here to stay.
Brand consultancy Landor says it approached this wide-ranging brand identity with careful consideration about the current state of the country.
Some of our favourite projects from the month include Anthony Burrill’s Covent Garden takeover and designers’ support of Black Lives Matter.
“Cross-modal” transport, more inclusive design and identities that celebrate local heritage: what will the train station of the future look like?