New work. Book reviews. Ideas. Likes and gripes. The following blog is something of a random visual and written notebook brought to you by totalcontent. We’ll be covering a wide range of topics, from projects and prospects, to words and writing, to typography and technology, graphics and popular culture… and much more besides. Hope it tickles your fancy and feel free to have your say.
We imagine it’s a bit like speed dating. But certainly, this was one of the most curious - and fascinating - jobs we’ve ever done. Over the course of four days, Jim interviewed the entire staff atExposure Communications. All 120 of them. The idea was to extract a personal ‘nugget’ of information that would appear on the back of their business cards, to give them a little twist. Some subjects were more forthcoming than others, but everyone had at least one quirky thing to say. Conversational letterheads and comp slips completed the stationery revamp. Here are a couple of our favourites:
‘I can’t stand people who don’t walk in straight lines’ ‘Do I look like anyone else? Yes, my twin sister’ ‘I chopped off the top of my finger and put it in a matchbox’ ‘When I’m old, I’d like to be Miss Marple, solving the odd murder’