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.
As we approach the most wonderful time of the year, we ask creative directors what gift someone should buy a designer for Christmas.
The digital design consultancy has appointed a new head, who will oversee its six global offices and lead on growing the business in size and helping it make more money.
Send us photos of your offices decorated for Christmas, and we’ll be publishing a selection of the best ones next week.
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