Clarissa the new accountant was much fancied. But she was too busy establishing her competence to mellow. Instead, she talked a lot about cooking. It turned out she was cooking the books and one day failed to return from lunch. This is a true story, as is the one about the traveller to Afghanistan who saw 100 tanks and was told to leave as the third world war was starting immediately. Artists Simon Grennan and Christopher Sperandio have gathered remarkable stories from the lives of ordinary people, and have designed a full-colour comic book to this end. The ordinary bods are members of London’s Institute of Contemporary Arts, who were invited to relate their own anecdotes. The book will probably be called Chooser, and will be published in the spring of next year by ICA Publications.
As the retailer marks its 30th birthday in the UK, we visit its immersive house party in London and speak to interior design leader Clotilde Passalacqua.
The BlackBerry Motion has ditched the brand’s signature keyboard and has a 14cm-wide touchscreen, with an Apple-style home button at the bottom.
Supple Studio has designed the copywriting company’s new branding, which incorporates quote marks in a mixture of classic and contemporary typefaces.
The Global Talent Report has been conducted by the Creative Industries Federation, and calls for visa-free travel and lower salary requirements to protect jobs in the sector.