I simply enjoyed drawing this one. It accompanied an article with a very strong metaphoric edge, criticizing the Israeli inspector of banks.
Recently I have started working with a French magazine, published by EDF, Frances’ largest energy company. As far as an internal magazines are concerned, EDF has on its payroll, no less than 156,000 employees. The themes dealt with in Vigilance, are mostly around the employee’s life. In this issue, I related to an article dealing with the working conditions of EDF’s workers, their work environment, the role of the management and the vicinity of the workplace to one’s home, as part of the employee’s well being. These kind of topic, much as they might come across as dry and informative are in most cases those which provide me with a greater challenge for a creative gymnastic.
In Print, as well as online. here is this week’s Review’s cover with my illustration.
He became intrigued by the shady, unsavoury characters whom he would once have cast as villains Eric Ambler‘s exciting, fast-paced spy novels influenced Hitchcock and Graham Greene, and with their leftish take on 1930s European politics rescued the genre from nationalist cliché. Thomas Jones on a consummate thriller writer whose scrutiny of the links between big business and bad governments is all too relevant today.