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.
Illustrator and designer Ben Tallon looks at how rising tuition fees are deterring budding creative students, and asks whether short courses could be just as valuable.
The organisation’s ongoing Design in the Public Sector programme will focus on addressing lifestyle issues such as smoking through prevention methods as part of a 16-week course.
The campaign has been branded by Cog Design and set up by two arts organisations, and aims to help artists and designers travel for work after the UK leaves the
The commercial property brand has been given a new visual identity by Pollitt & Partners, centred around a stripped back cornerstone symbol.