I seem to be spending a lot of time at the V&A at the moment.. Their Friday Late’s are brilliant fun and last Friday I went there to see the iconic Mary Quant – her talk was the first of a series of talks celebrating the new V&A: British Design 1948-2012 Innovation in the Modern age – exhibition that opens on the 31st.
In Friday’s Fresh Meat this week..
Laptops are the UK’s favourite piece of technology passing the long time favourite – the TV. “Consumers in the UK now prefer laptops to television when ranking their “favourite piece of technology”, the first time TV has not held the lead in this area. Deloitte, the consultancy, polled 2,276 people, 28% of which gave laptops primary status, ahead of TV’s 22%. Desktop PCs hit 19%, beating the 10% logged by smartphones.” Continue Reading →
“Our system of law doesn’t acknowledge the derivative nature of creativity. Instead, ideas are regarded as property, as unique and original lots with distinct boundaries. But ideas aren’t so tidy. They’re layered, they’re interwoven, they’re tangled. And when the system conflicts with the reality… the system starts to fail.”
Came across this at the V&A shop the other day.. A little treat to celebrate International Women’s Day! I am sure the Queen will be having several..