Ah, the View-Master – the 1970s’ answer to virtual reality goggles. Yes, it’s nostalgia time again, as Leeds-based Watt Design has dreamt up a little slide-show of its wares featuring such retro icons as the Monster Munch creature and the Smash robot. ‘We’ve found the View-Masters are such great ice breakers that we have to stop ourselves from showing them off before presenting the pitch work,’ says Watt ‘strategic samurai’ (groan) Tim Orrell. They’re sharper than the average pencil.
The collaborative concept album was creatively directed by Pentagram’s Abbott Miller, with illustrations from Ori Toor and animations by 1983 studio.
Studio Sutherland has given the organisation a “modern, accessible and easily usable” identity that is centred on the arches found in UK churches.
The studio has collaborated with King’s College London on Urban Mind, to allow users to capture their mood in the city over a 14-day period.
Last week Wales’ Future Generations Commissioner suggested a “guaranteed state income”, similar to a universal basic income (UBI), for creatives would help mitigate the effects of the pandemic on their