Profile: Swifty

You should never underestimate the therapeutic power of the garden shed. Long recognised as a place of refuge for the beleaguered family man, sheds can also be a tranquil hub of creativity. Roald Dahl used to write in his, while typographic legend Ian Swift - more commonly known as Swifty - uses his impressively customised model as the base for his design studio.

That may be surprising if you know anything of Swifty's career. In the 1990s, you were more likely to find him at an acid jazz club, or pumping out excellent record sleeves for the likes of Mo' Wax, as well as creating his own unique typographical experiments.

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