“WPP said Tom Bedecarré, the chairman of AKQA, would also become president of a new arm called WPP Ventures, which will be based in Silicon Valley and will look for digital investment opportunities.” —
Hoo boy. That’ll be fun.
“We understood that we were destined to care about these things, and hardly anyone else would. Such was the lonely life of a designer. Then, on Sunday, September 16, 1984, everything changed. I realized that the battle was won. Suddenly the whole world seemed to care about design. That evening marked the debut of Miami Vice.” —I Love the 80s: Observatory: Design Observer