Tag Archives: Karo

String Theory

This has recently arrived in the post, contradicting my previous assertion on here that there are no more eBay bargains to be had. Admittedly it is not an outstanding piece of graphic design history (although I quite like it) and is rather battered round the edges too.   But it’s by Lander, which is always […]

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Give that penguin a fish!

A recent acquisition on eBay was a few copies of Modern Publicity from the late 1950s and early 1960s.  I was going to share their delights with you anyway, but when I looked into the archives I realised that I’ve never actually blogged about this properly at all. Then when I looked a bit harder […]

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Travel, send, deliver

Please accept my apologies in advance, but Quad Royal is going to be a bit flakey for the next few weeks.  Not only is it the summer holidays, but we are apparently moving house next month too.  A normal service will resume in September, I hope. None of which is the reason for the short […]

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Throw a Coach Party

It’s here.  The much anticipated Morphets everything-you-ever-wanted-to-own-from -the-sixties-and-seventies Malcolm Guest catalogue has arrived at The Saleroom and on their website. Donald Smith, two posters for Hants and Dorset Coaches My brain is going to take a while to absorb it all, especially in this heat – there are over a thousand lots, and with many […]

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Properly Designed Posters Please

Today, a wallow in some lovely designs for no good reason at all I’ve been meaning to write about the Post Office’s ‘Properly Packed Parcels Please’ series for ages, ever since finding them praised in Design Magazine. There’s a whole series of these posters (they seem to stretch from 1962 until the early 70s), and […]

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