Spring 2018

The colophon

This is the page whose small gestures reveal who’s who, says John Morgan

Person A: Where am I sitting? Just don’t say next to Finance or the Account Director.

Person B: Don’t worry, they have their own table in the next room with the Publishing Director and his PA.

Person A: Who’s that at the top of the table next to the Editor?

Person B: The Associate Editor or the Creative Director.

Person A: I thought I was the Creative Director.

Person B: No, you’re the Designer.

Person A: No, I’m the Art Director. So where am I?

Person B: You’re somewhere down there, after the Editorial team but before Production. Next to the Operations Executive.


Top: Illustration by Jason Ford.

John Morgan is principal of John Morgan Studio, London

Read the full version in Eye no. 96 vol. 24, 2018


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