PowerPoint – the tool of our trade

Another tutorial to talk about my favourite artist material: Banksy has his stencils, Damian has his spots, I have PowerPoint and Grayson has his pots. I have also been known to get out the paint pots, messy charcoal and glue.  My fingernails are testament to some mixed-media assemblage, but I also dabble in the dark... Continue Reading →

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Existentialism for the office

I hope to high heaven I have spelt it right, but I've been thinking a lot about the E word lately. For this post, I want to crack open the doors of perception a bit and explain what is going on in my head.  Ghastly thought, I know. If we clear away all the chaff... Continue Reading →

Thoughts on Paul Rand and Alvin Lustig

Some moons ago, when I was working for peanuts and chained to the bottom rung of the ladder of career goals, I decided to inject a bit of modernism into the graphics for a particularly hideous finance presentation. I had been given a fantastic book on Paul Rand - the American graphic designer who along... Continue Reading →

What is an Artistypist?

An artistypist is a creative individual who has spent years in office-support employment, gladly contributing to the career excellence of others, only to discover a large pay gap and a career coffin lid nailed shut with hammer blows of low expectation.  Rather than run off to HR (like any normal person) the artistypist will embark... Continue Reading →

In 2016 we re-located to Narragonia

In December 2016,  we all re-located to Narragonia to begin our secretarial live art project.  Let's just say that our invisibility cloaks  were getting a little itchy. Happily, we can now swig our gin and practice the art of admin in our own vintage career dolly refuge, a state of mind and a fool's paradise... Continue Reading →

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