The Solo flatpack clock begins life as a thin sheet of polypropylene and finishes up as a neatly folded box, which includes the quartz clock mechanism and a battery. The material used by design consultancy Arkitype resembles thin card but the casing won’t rip or corrode over time. The Glasgow Collection will exhibit the millennium edition of the clock, which will be finished in silver. The clock is already available in Japan, France, Argentina and Spain, priced at under £20. Many companies see it as a quirky alternative to the usual corporate gifts.
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AGL works with high-profile people such as Kate Middleton and David Cameron to boost their public-speaking and communication skills – its new identity looks to celebrate the beauty of grammar
The app, which allows users to write notes on a smartphone or computer in many different forms, has been given a refined visual identity focused on an updated elephant symbol,