The most tangible face of 26 has undoubtedly been the interlinked books and exhibitions we’ve brought together over the past few years. Gargantuan efforts of organisation and collaboration, they’ve become a public showcase for the verbal and visual talents of our members. And they seem to get more and more ambitious each year.
For people who are more used to the constraints of a commercial brief, the projects tend to be a breath of fresh air. As well as raising profile, they offer an invigorating dose of creative freedom whose good effects feed back into future client work. The idea is that everyone should benefit.