Fluid is the latest record label to come out of Manchester. ‘The style is going to be house, only more fluid than that,’ says Damyon Anderson-Garrity, art director at Influence Design Group. Anderson-Garrity was responsible for the branding and logo of the label, which has been set up by ‘two northern pop stars’, he says. The packaging is simplistic so it stands out against competitors, he adds. The droplet logo design also had to cater for the top-loader style record sleeve, rather than the standard side opening.
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.