Wren & Rowe has won a five-figure job to work on four projects for Real Companhia Velha, one of the largest producers of Douro wine in Portugal. The first of these, Evel Grande Escolha (pictured), launches across Europe this month. The consultancy took the projects without a pitch on the basis of its relationship with Real Companhia Velha, which began in 2003.
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.