November’s edition of The Face (you remember, style magazine that was big in the 1980s) features a list of The Top 50 Most Creative People In The World – in CAPS for emphasis, you understand.
Apparently, creativity is the new celebrity, now that Big Celebrity Pop Survivor Academy has left us all feeling rather nauseous.
But where – among the photographers, promo directors, garage rock stars and, er, Justin Timberlakes of this world – are the proper designers?
Yes, there are games designers, fashion designers and magazine designers (alas, no Ivan Cottrell – shurely shome mhistake?).
Even anti-Hoxton stencilist Banksy gets a look-in. But as for graphics, product and interiors heroes? Zip, nada, nothing, no show.
C’mon guys and gals, you’d better write and complain. Or get a better PR.