In a fit of pique no doubt inspired by London’s current position as a place more fashionable than Paris, it seems the French now harbour plans to erect their own millennium Ferris wheel. Claiming ignorance of similar UK plans, the organisers have resorted to Freudian tactics to outdo London. If both cities build wheels, the French one, they claim, will be bigger.
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.