You may have heard London Underground described as many things, but chances are never as The Roots of the Empire. But that’s how Orlando Greenwood saw it in 1928. Now the Empire is felled, does that explain the crumbling state of LU’S roots? Greenwood’s Empire piece is one of four of his LU posters in an auction of nineteenth and twentieth century posters at Christie’s in South Kensington, London, on 9 February. FHK Henrion’s poster for Punch is also marvellous.
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LW Theatres has a new overarching brand, as well as unique sub-brands for the group’s six main London playhouses, which all have a typographic style influenced by the architecture of
As Bauhaus celebrates its centenary, we look at how its endurance can be explained by some simple yet powerful principles.
Plaything, created by Will Anderson and Niall Tessier-Lavigne, will let gamers take on the role of both “designer and player” by creating their own characters.