Coventry University’s in-house Creative Design Studio has designed the university’s 2001 Annual Review, which incorporates a temporarily revamped treatment of its corporate identity. Designers Zenon Texeira and Gary Maddison have reworded Coventry University as Somehow Different, using an identical typeface, to provide an ‘insight into the personality of the organisation behind the corporate image’, according to a design studio spokesman. Two freelance photographers worked on the review, Andy Paterson and David Bamber, and shots include students on a North Wales field trip in simulated refugee camp conditions. The review is launched this month.
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.