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Zagreb-based consultancy Bruketa & Zinic has taken an unusual approach with its brief to design the annual report of Podravka, the largest food, beverage and pharmaceutical producer in southern Europe. The report has to be baked at 100°C for 25 minutes be

1 Zagreb-based consultancy Bruketa & Zinic has taken an unusual approach with its brief to design the annual report of Podravka, the largest food, beverage and pharmaceutical producer in southern Europe. The report has to be baked at 100°C for 25 minutes before it can be read – a statement about the need for care when cooking Podravka’s products.

2 The China Art Book, designed by Jonas Lundin of SoulSupply in Stockholm, in collaboration with London-based art consultant Amelie von Wedel, features work by 80 of China’s most influential artists. It is published by DuMont Buchverlag.

3 Softroom has designed the Eat Gallery for the Westfield London development in London’s Shepherd’s Bush, W14.

4 Alessandro Esteri has launched a range of handcrafted stools, made of wood and steel with canvas upholstery. The stools are made to order from Hand Made Group, priced at £475.

5 Bolton-based brand and digital agency Fudge has completed the branding for ethical footwear designer Kitty Cooper.

6 Shell offered a collection of original advertising posters for auction in New York at the weekend. Proceeds went to assist the work of the History of Advertising Trust, which housed an archive of much of the group’s advertising history.

7 Thomas Schütte’s glass architectural Model for a Hotel 2007 was unveiled last week, replacing Marc Quinn’s sculpture, Alison Lapper Pregnant, on the fourth plinth in London’s Trafalgar Square.

8 Designs for London’s main Olympic Games stadium were unveiled last week. Architect Rod Sheard of HOK Sport is overseeing the project.

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