Could lottery cards become a design icon of the Nineties?
Will future generations go to stare at Scratch-n-Win cards, for example, on display in glass cases at museums?
These cards have been created in-house by Scratch-n-Win graphic designer Norah Brennan. “We’ve had a brilliant response,” says a company spokeswoman, though she declines to comment on the proportions of scratching to winning among eager purchasers.
A proportion of cash raised appears to go to jolly good causes such as the Royal British Legion Poppy Appeal and the Addiction Recovery Foundation, so we must refrain from knocking anything but the design.
Which, let’s face it, is not at all up to scratch.
Let’s hope the appearance of lottery cards improves so it can be comparable to that of the phonecard, because we don’t want our generation to go down in history represented by stuff like this, now do we?