Pentagram’s Angus Hyland and Fernando GutiÃ©rrez watched their beloved 1960s, 1970s and 1980s Cuban film posters auctioned a few weeks back. But £1689 was raised for Havana’s Centro Desarollo de las Artes Visuales, much helped by a hapless auction-goer bidding against herself. An ex-Pentagram employee paid £130 for Las Doce Sillas, by Anon, egged on by the superslick auctioneer – ‘Round it up, easy for accounting’ and ‘£42 sounds better’.
Offthetopofmyhead’s founder and creative director says there’s no such thing as brand design and much of what the design industry says about brand is incomprehensible, pretentious and just plain daft.
The new store — conceived by design and architectural practice Gensler — has a gaming lounge, multi-purpose Community Theatre and a McLaren sports car on the ground floor.
From vegan vending machines to zero plastic takeaways, the food industry is finding inventive solutions to its plastic problem.