Getting inside the knickers of a page 3 model is many blokes’ ultimate fantasy (apparently). So on hearing that a charity for Kosovan orphans had some high profile underwear available, the boys at Wiltshire-based Storm took immediate action. Managing director George Martino and two creative directors, Alex Bane and Spencer Buck, bid 325 for a glossy picture of ‘page 3 stunner’ Michelle Clack and her knickers. ‘Spencer and Alex have been wearing the knickers on their heads all day,’ laughs Martino.
This year’s exhibition features a wheelchair that can climb stairs, a language-translating earpiece and a brand identity for Wales.
A new fundraising book features contributions from Manchester creatives including Peter Saville and Malcolm Garrett, which have been inspired by Tony Walsh’s poem This is the Place.
As Design Manchester celebrates its fifth birthday, we pick out our top exhibitions to catch at the festival, including a tribute to the book covers of Mancunian literary legend Anthony
Atlas has created the branding for the new fashion label, which will also be contributed to by other industrial and product designers.