News in brief round-up

A round-up of this week’s news in brief.

Chester Zoo

Liverpool-based consultancy Apposing has created an app for Chester Zoo. The app uses the Chester zoo identity, which was created last year by Music.

Retail design and interiors consultancy Green Room has been appointed as creative partner to Bowers & Wilkin home cinema and hi-fi speakers manufacturer. It has previously worked on promotional projects for the brand including stands at the Gadget Show Live and the Maserati Trofeo MC World Series.

Website Let’s Be Brief has teamed up with shipping container mall Boxpark in London’s Shoreditch to launch poster design competition The Art of Winning. The competition calls for poster designs inspired by ‘what the art of winning looks like’, with the 14 finalists displayed at Boxpark. The closing date for entries is 22 June. For full details visit www.letsbebrief.co.uk/theartofwinning

Pub

Designers Anonymous has created the identity for The Tokenhouse, a new Fullers-run pub in London’s Moorgate.

Curious has created the identity and collateral for the Chef’s Table installation for Electrolux at the Cannes Film Festival. Curious also worked on graphics for the Agora Pavilion as well as restaurant menus and décor.

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Scottish design is “fresh, playful and exciting” in this new exhibition

Stacey Hunter is the director of Local Heroes – a new initiative which looks to dispel outdated ideas of Scottish design.

Its first exhibition and shop will take place at Edinburgh Airport’s plaza this August, and will showcase contemporary design from nine, talented Scottish designers.

We speak to Hunter about the importance of giving Scottish design a global presence, and her inspiration behind using the airport as her canvas…