“The most powerful strategy in advertising is to tell the truth,” John Hegarty started at the V&A. Another brilliant talk in the British Design series, the lecture room was filled with advertising industry players and hopefuls – a different vibe to the other talks in the series.
Sir Paul Smith had a chat, as he himself called it, at the V&A Museum this past Tuesday. It was one of the best “chats” I have ever listened to. Sir Paul was genuine and real, humorous and inspirational. The audience loved him – not least because he gave little presents to everyone who asked a question at the end! With my hand eagerly raised, I failed to get a turn in the sea of keen fashionistas, but it didn’t take away from the man and his thoughts and ideas. Continue Reading →
Kenneth Grange spoke at the V&A on Tuesday the 8th of May as a part of the British Design Series – as a Scandinavian into design, and a planner worried about the lack of importance that brands that are not Apple place on design today, I was there to hear him out. Continue Reading →
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.