Working from home can be a double-edged sword: you get to lie in and watch daytime TV, but open yourself up to all manner of work-related accidents. Such as that which afflicted Ruth Somerfield, brand manager at design consultancy Revolution, who often works from home. Finding herself out of fax paper early one recent cold morning, Ruth decided to pop out to her zippy sports car to collect a spare box. The strategy would have been faultless, had Ruth thought to keep her house keys in her dressing gown pocket. In the event, though, she had to wait several hours for a friendly locksmith to rescue her, presumably missing quality time with Richard and Judy.
Last week, we wrote about a new retrospective on graphic designer Nigel Waymouth, whose psychedelic work graced the album covers of Pink Floyd and Jimi Hendrix during the 1960s. Now,
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.
The campaign has been branded by Cog Design and set up by two arts organisations, and aims to help artists and designers travel for work after the UK leaves the