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Americana, toys and found objects appear in A Nightmare on Greek Street, an exhibition by Ben Turnbull, running at the Lazarides Gallery, London W1, from 18 July to 15 August.

1 Americana, toys and found objects appear in A Nightmare on Greek Street, an exhibition by Ben Turnbull, running at the Lazarides Gallery, London W1, from 18 July to 15 August.


2 Red Design has been commissioned to make a series of Surrealist-style covers for three singles by Joe Lean & The Jing Jang Jong. The first, Where do you go?, will be released by Vertigo Records on 26 May, featuring cover photography by Chad Pitman.


3 Comme des Garçons Parfums launches a new range, Series 8 Energy C, this month, designed by in-house creative director Rei Kawakubo. Costing £29 each, the scents will be available in grapefruit, lemon and lime.


4 The sleeve of jazz artist Christine Tobin’s forthcoming album Secret Life of a Girl, released on Babel, has been designed by Alice Smith, with artwork and collage by Bron Jones.


5 Buckfast Organic Bakery has extended its Clive’s brand with a range of organic fresh meals called ‘Pot of’, featuring naming, brand direction and packaging by Devon consultancy Biz-r.


6 LG Electronics has launched the Secret, a handset it claims is ‘the slimmest five-megapixel camera phone on the market’. It is less than 12mm thick and the third in LG’s Black Label Series.

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