Art Director

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Best ... of 2013

Brand identity:
Cystic Fybrosis Trust
I always impressed by Johnson Banks’ work and their clever use of “is” in this identity was no exception.

Photograph:
Eloquence of the Eye by Steve McCurry
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Website:
HeyDays.no

Tune:
Catz Eat Dogz - Evil Tram
A bouncy, energetic tune with some superb production surprises.

Live performance:
Justin Martin @ Sankeys Ibiza
Not just for the amazing Ibiza vibe, the incredible Sankeys sound system, but also for Justin Martin’s genius music selection and mixing.
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Advert:
Research Kills Cancer
Another feature for the super-clever Johnson Banks.

Experiential activity:
Murrisons & Murriwins

Biography:
Steve Jobs

App:
Fantastical 2 for iPhone

Film:
Schindler’s List
I’ve watched a lot of films I’d never seen before this year (90 to be precise) but this is the one that had the most impact on me.

TV show:
Breaking Bad 
What else could it possibly be? Fantastic acting, superb cinematography and perfect story lines. Best show ever, I dare say.

Exhibition:
David Hockney @ The Royal Academy
Art had never blown me away before then.
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Magazine cover:
Bloomberg Businessweek: Obama Reboot

View:
Ischia
Italy is beautiful full stop. But somehow Ischia surprised me this year with it’s stunning beaches and coastline. 

Restaurant:
Donna Margherita, Battersea
Delicious – you could be in Italy.

Welcome back:
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