Manchester consultancy Mark has designed posters, leaflets and advertisements for two productions at the Royal Exchange Theatre. According to Mark creative director Mark Lester, the work takes a metaphorical approach. For Tom Murphy’s A Whistle in the Dark, a ‘sinister’ image and recessive typography hint at the production’s dark themes, he explains, while two cigarette butts suggest the less than salubrious beach in Bridget O’Connor’s The Flags.
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The cans feature the artist’s famous toucan and lobster illustrations, created during his four-decade-long association with the brand.