… is founder of The Sum Of, an independent design practice based in Australia with a focus on making information simple, clear, attractive and accessible. Kevin is also founder and publisher of Open Manifesto, an independent design journal and of DESIGNerd 100+, the world's first design trivia game series, with questions selected by some of the most significant contemporary designers and design writers.
… is a British independent record label that was started in 1980 by Ivo Watts-Russell and Peter Kent. The current roster includes Ariel Pink, Bon Iver, Camera Obscura, Daughter, Deerhunter, Efterklang, Future Islands, Grimes, Holly Herndon, Iron & Wine, The National, and Tune-Yards. Its early artists, like Cocteau Twins and Dead Can Dance, led to 4AD developing a cult followings in the mid-1980s but after signing Throwing Muses and Pixies, the label successfully concentrated on underground American rock music. In 1999, Watts-Russell sold his share in 4AD back to the Beggars Group, with the label continuing to release music and add new artists to its roster.