This is one for all the peaceful souls who took a job at the local Audi factory and weren’t told by their careers councillor they would have to endure to the sound of engines revving. Hothouse has designed an earplug dispenser which has been installed in the Ferrari, Nissan and, of course, Audi factories. It’s billed as ‘aesthetically stunning’, but we think that it’s more Nissan lines than Ferrari curves. The main benefit, other than keeping your hearing, of course? No wrappers, so no more factory floors rustling with empty cellophane capsules. Vorsprung durch technik indeed.
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The updated international logo is a “true reflection of the Dutch mentality” and is central to a brand strategy based around openness, inventiveness and inclusivity.
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