The article is written by Simon Gore, Managing Director at Holmes and Marchant, UK

Newton called it standing on the shoulders of giants; for Pablo Picasso, good artists copy, great artists steal; but perhaps US film director Jim Jarmusch summed it up most pointedly: “Nothing is original. Steal from anywhere that resonates with inspiration or fuels your imagination… Select only things to steal from that speak directly to your soul. If you do this, your work (and theft) will be authentic. Authenticity is invaluable; originality is non-existent.”