Beautiful law


This is an extract from a piece I published on Legal Futures some time ago. It's about Legal Design.  Recently it dawned on me that I should pay taxes in the UK and I wanted to know how to do it. So I went straight to the portal and looked up to the Income Act 2007. Hey, I studied

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Law and Vignelli, plus Anna Calvi


The Vignelli canon.  (first series of analogies, between law and the NY map, here) In 2012 designer Massimo Vignelli knew enough about himself and his art to write a short book aimed at young designers, “with the hope of improving their design skills”. That was the Canon, a short, powerful piece of literature. A fascinating philosophical read. Vignelli divided the

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Law and Vignelli, first analogy

law vignelli and design

I'm republishing here an old post I wrote for my previous blog, The Wildcat. For some reason, it was quite popular among lawyers. Newtons Legal liked it so much that they reposted it on their own blog. Here we are. The great designer Massimo Vignelli passed away a couple of weeks ago. An expected outburst of cleverly written obituaries has

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