The Open Agency scaled down its client and staff bash this year because, well, in the words of managing director Mike Horseman, ‘Budgets are tight and clients are wondering why designers seem to charge too much.’ So it took everyone to the Embassy World Darts for a game of arrows. Ted (three-in-a-bed) Hankey landed a few on the board and, as legendary darts commentator Sid Waddell puts it, everyone burnt ‘the midnight oil at both ends’. It couldn’t have got more exciting if Elvis walked in with a bag of chips ( Waddell). Now that’s magic.
It will be another month spent at home but you can still take in everything from utopian community building to overcoming cretaive barriers and more.
This year winning work will be given a bigger platform than ever before, we are assembling our biggest ever judging panel and categories have been tweaked for maximum relevance.
The light art festival is committing more than £50,000 to fund six new designs ahead of its November 2021 event in Durham, UK.
KB Architects led the project to transform the office facility into a working lab within three months.