Design management consultancy Spencer Francey Peters in Toronto is holding its second Idea Summit on communications and change today, 20 April. This year’s theme is connecting to the future. The summit’s literature has been designed by consultancy partner Paul Hodgson, with illustrations by Canadian Doug Ross who is based in California. The illustration pictured here is intended to reflect the philosophy of the consultancy’s design management, with the lightbulb representing content, the person representing context and the computer standing for infrastructure.
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