Head of Innovation at Redweb
Watch: A live dance performance. You’ll be amazed.
Read: number9dream by David Mitchell. Last year I only read books with numbers in their titles. I read a lot of books I wouldn’t normally pick up. This one rocks.
Hear: Test Match Special, on a sunny day, with the window open. (Made even better when England are playing well)
Experience: A summer’s evening sitting beside a chalk stream watching mayflies dancing in the air.
Co-Founder & CCO Moving Brands
Watch: The Double Life of Veronique by Krzysztof Kieślowski.
Read: Gasoline by Gregory Corso.
Hear: Your intuition.
Experience: Living in as many places as you possibly can – each one opens you.
Design Director, Spin Studios
Watch: Every film Jim Jarmusch ever made.
Powers of Ten by Ray and Charles Eames.
Stop Making Sense by Jonathan Demme & Talking Heads.
Read: Riposte magazine. Welcome to the weird world of Glen Baxter.
Unit Editions books.
Hear: Kid Congo Powers. WTF podcast. The soundtrack of Vertigo.
Experience: Living in a different country.
Strategy Director, Breed Communications
Watch: Your child sleeping, innocence and serenity and that “I made that child moment” is great for getting perspective.
Read: Hatch Magazine, insights into consumer behaviour. issuu.com/hatchmagazine
Hear: Weekender by Flowered Up. “No matter what you do, make sure what you do makes you happy”.
Experience: As much as possible in the first person and in the real world.
Design Director: Havas Lynx
Read: Shady Characters by Keith Houston
Hear: Silence. Sometimes. It makes you think.
Experience: Life, Warhol & Duchamp
Senior Digital Designer at Aardman Animations / creative busybody going under the name JamFactory by night!
Watch: Akira. in Japanese with English subtitles. On a big screen!
Read: ‘The Establishment’ by Owen Jones for an eye-opening and sobering look at the structures of power here in England. For a lighter and more positive read, check out ‘Do Purpose’ by David Hieatt!
Hear: The wonderful snarls and furious drum beats on Frank Carter & The Rattlesnake’s latest album ‘Blossom’. I can’t get enough of it!
Experience: Standing in the middle of darkness, looking up at the stars, getting lost in the awesomeness of it all, putting everything into perspective!
Executive Strategic Creative Director & Founder: SomeOne
Watch: The sun come up after a night of dancing in Pacha, Ibiza. Gets me every time.
Read: The Circle — Dave Eggers. The dream of technological transparency backflips in a masterly novel.
Hear: Our studio Spotify playlists - they are world-class. The pitching track is currently ‘All I do is Win: DJ Khaled’
Experience: Listening — it’s a dying art.
Watch: Night of the Hunter
Read: Fahrenheit 451 by Ray Bradbury
Hear: The heavy hi-hats at the end of the middle eight on The Knack’s My Sharona
Experience: The beautiful and perfect Zeroll ice cream scoop
VP Global Design, The Coca-Cola Company / ex Founder of ATTIK
Watch: Your back
Read: Everything, (but the Daily Mail)
Hear: The voices in your head
Experience: Working for yourself