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.
Sam Jacob Studio has been commissioned to design the exhibition spaces and interiors of the new Cartoon Museum, and will work with graphic design studio Fraser Muggeridge to create a
Kin Design has created interactive installations for the Eden Project’s new permanent show Invisible Worlds, which delves into the fascinating stories of miniscule micro-organisms, and the impact humans have made
Research shows that over half of designers have been to university, compared to a third of the UK workforce on a whole. We chat to Hilary Chittenden, senior foundation manager
The design consultancy has rebranded the alcohol subscription service, which sends its members a surprise bottle of gin plus other goodies every month.