Designers are getting tougher these days, learning to disperse all that work pressure through other outlets. Two weeks ago, for example, in Broadgate, London, creative director at Myriad Creative, Nick Paterson-Jones, took on the entire banking sector in a boxing event organised for leukaemia charity Leuka 2000. Capital Punishment pitted 12 Wall Street roughnecks against 12 boxers from London’s square mile and it drew more than 1000 spectators. Apparently, Nick won his bout in style, showing the bankers how it’s done.
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Scanners that could eliminate the need to remove coats or shoes and machines that could mean we leave liquids in our bags were just some of the designs on display