Just occasionally looking for an unusual ampersand symbols on the net i have come a cross this very nice corporate identity package.
It was produced by Elmwood brand consultancy http://www.elmwood.com/ .
Besides the actual ampersand logo mark itself designed from cable lines and forming the globe, identity comes with a set of illustrations which are very nicely made.
Clam is my personal favorite.
Here are few samples:
See them in action at http://www.cwc.com/