100. Not Another Bill

The subscription service giving recession-hit folk a break from boring bills, with a beautiful monthly gift

Founder: Ned Corbett-Winder
Founded: March 2011
Website: www.notanotherbill.com

Not Another Bill (NAB) is not another bill – it is a monthly surprise through your letterbox, to lift spirits in tough economic times. The brainchild of a high-flying Central Saint Martins graduate turned serial-entrepreneur, Corbett-Winder started NAB while working from dawn to dusk as an art director for M&C Saatchi. However, his idea, to send paying subscribers something beautiful once a month, soon took on a life of its own – amassing significant press, in The Sunday Times and Guardian.

With subscribers soaring to 700 (including 200 overseas), in March this year Corbett-Winder left his dream job and now works with a carefully-curated team of up-and-coming artists to create bespoke gifts, including jewellery and limited edition prints, for his growing tribe of subscribers.

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