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.
Cult instrument the Electronium was designed by Motown’s Raymond Scott 60 years ago but was never realised, until now
Fake news, doctoring photographs, and the themes of perception and reality are all reflected in the title sequence of a new Channel 4 drama.
The Guardian Media Group’s Sunday paper, The Observer, has launched a biannual, print design magazine, which looks to bridge the gap between consumer and specialist publications.
Online art shop RoomFifty has worked with studio Intoart, commissioning four disabled creatives to design prints that are being sold for £20 each.