TAK! get a nice profile in the Birmingham Post which has some background to how the design agency formed. via themselves.

The nearby Litchfield Festival looks to be more impressive that you might have thought with the festival opened by Philip Glass, a performance by the Soweto Gospel Choir and work by locals Ex Cathedra. More details to follow. via Flickr

Council of despair. Peter Hewitt of the Arts Council on the £63m they’re losing to fund the Olympics and why this is a bad idea.

The Birmingham Comedy Festival has been confirmed for Fri Oct 5 to Sun Oct 14th. Still early days but Jimmy Carr, Sean Hughes, Josie Long and Bad Film Club have been confirmed.