Only a month or so into his career with the group love-in that is The Nest, designer Jake Ronay was breakfasting with Hollywood star Kevin Spacey. How come? Well, The Nest had been tasked with creating a brochure to celebrate the inauguration of La Spacey as artistic director at London’s Old Vic Theatre. On Spacey’s ‘verbal’ input to the visuals, Ronay says, ‘Spacey was very calm.’ And then, like that, [hand gesture] phfwup, he was gone.
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