There are anally retentive goings-on at London design group Pearlfisher. Staff arrived at work last week to find the office fridge had been given a makeover.
Nothing especially unusual there – some poor soul is eventually lumbered with cleaning every office ice box. But in a display of supreme organisation every member of Pearlfisher staff now has a personal Tupperware box. Furthermore each has special graphics to denote its ownership, and they are arranged in alphabetical order.
Sources reveal that operations director Jacquie Kean is responsible for the system’s introduction. She is also presumably responsible for its strict enforcement.
Production manager Paul Copeland has, however, been disappointed by the changes. ‘I haven’t even got a lunch box, I’ve got a fruit ‘n’ veg compartment,’ he says.