Elise Valmorbida, who will quit as creative director of Fitch when her first novel, Mathilde Waltzing, is published later this year, has confessed that she is “too close” to the project to be able design her own cover. But she managed to include a clause in her contract enabling her to choose who will do the work on her book. And working on the principal that many readers do judge a book by its cover, she has insisted on appointing somebody she knows. The cover will therefore be created by Julian Roberts, her colleague at… Fitch.
A shrinking national economy is now a likely backdrop for the design industry – which despite having a proven track record for growth – has been neglected in this budget.
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Partner Marina Willer has created the branding, exhibition space and two films for the new show, which delves into the history of the Italian car brand.
The development is the first commercial project from the car brand’s Mini Living offshoot, and will include apartments, workspaces and services such as car-sharing.