Brits, Yanks and their toothless opinions

Tony and George W are ever at pains to maintain cuddly Anglo-American relations, but what does the man on the street really think of his counterparts across the pond? Us & Them, a new book by artist/illustrator Paul Davis aims to illuminate us through a c

Tony and George W are ever at pains to maintain cuddly Anglo-American relations, but what does the man on the street really think of his counterparts across the pond? Us & Them, a new book by artist/illustrator Paul Davis aims to illuminate us through a combination of drawings and genuine quotes.

‘I asked hundreds of people from both sides of the Atlantic, “Excuse me, what do you think of the British/Americans?”,’ says Davis. ‘Americans? Over-inflated immigrants,’ answered one Brit. ‘You guys have shitty teeth,’ retorts a Yank. Touché.

Us & Them by Laurence King Publishing is on sale from 5 July.

Latest articles

Remembering Jon Daniel: 1966-2017

We look back on the life and work of the Design Week columnist, independent creative director and social activist “who helped put black participation on the political map”.