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.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak pledges more support for the self-employed, introduces a new loan scheme and promises more money for culture.
To mark this year’s World Book Day – which celebrates reading for pleasure among schoolkids – we asked designers to pick their favourite children’s books.
Changes to the tax legislation for freelancers and employers will come into effect from 6 April 2021 so designers and design businesses will need to be ready.
Some of our favourite projects from the month included a cinematic identity for the Glasgow film festival and an interactive literary journal.