Turner Duckworth should refer back to the originals

With regard to the debate about the similarity between the Johnsons Juice and Belazu labels, 20 years ago, while studying at college, I managed to collar the great designer Abram Games and asked him to have a look at my work.

With regard to the debate about the similarity between the Johnsons Juice and Belazu labels (DW 9 August), 20 years ago, while studying at college, I managed to collar the great designer Abram Games and asked him to have a look at my work. He remarked that, ‘Nothing is that original, my friend – even if you think it is, the Romans probably did it.’ Oh, Vescere bracis meis.

Pat Starke, Creative director, Design Activity, by e-mail

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