last things last

…so clients are – they must be – our partners. To those of you who hold yourselves aloof from things commercial, by virtue of academic posts, inherited wealth or vows of poverty, I say: ‘Good on you, dear people: do your thing, whatever that is.’ But as for myself and my sisters and brothers immersed in matters of commerce, we’ve been having a great time…

the ‘last things last’ essay from ken garland recently written as an addendum to his original first things first manifesto plus the notorious 2000 version; in which he addresses the misty issue of clients and our necessary relationship with them

a forthcoming book from unit editions aims to cover his career in detail and also worth a watch is his recent lecture at typo london, i was also taught briefly by ken garland back at art school in the mid eighties… a generous & original thinker

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