Ooh aah too bizarre

Design group Graven Images has achieved that pinnacle of design success, usually only achieved by projects for British Airways and privatised utilities – tabloid outrage.

Under the headline “WE WUZ FOBBED” The cover for the Glasgow Celtic v Liverpool football match programme was attacked by the Daily Record as “bizarre”. The 1970s key fobs used to illustrate the cover are described as looking “more like two teletubbies than a pair of footballers”.

Client Adrian Searle of the Glasgow Development Agency is unrepentant. “We’re delighted… to reach an audience otherwise inaccessible to our design message”, he says.

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