Electrical retailer Comet is trialing a new store design in its Buchanan Galleries outlet in Glasgow which opened last week. The Kingfisher Group chain appointed Allen International as lead consultancy on the project, to create a raked entrance giving the impression of light and space. Comet says the internal and external application of the Comet brand to the store may serve as a basis for developing other branches.
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.