Zipping through Milan from one design event to another, this vision stopped me in my tracks…

Using flower forms to sell gas next to the Giardini Pubblici (Public Gardens) in Milan warrants further investigation. Tamoil is a huge Libyan crude oil producer and refiner, yet the sign taped to the gas tank declares “Solo benzina verde”: “only biofuels”. A search for “benzina verde” on Tamoil’s italian website yielded no results and the Tamoil international site does not offer biofuels, nor does it use the flower logo… The little old man servicing the station could not help me any further so this set-up remains a mystery… 

Curiouser and curiouser.



~ by lisacwhite on April 18, 2008.

One Response to “FLOWER FUEL?”

  1. Oh, non ! dans ce monde de douceurs et de découvertes quotidiennes que sont les fleurs ( et je suis bien placée depuis 15 ans…) les découvrir en sucettes géantes pour cautionner un carburant: c’est insupportable. Et ce n’est que le début…

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