[EVENT] Zoom with @TechForGoodTV – and a Suggestion of @AllusionistShow re Keep Calm

I've just come off a Zoom event with @TechForGoodTV - always encouraging to hear about the ways in which tech can be used for good, the enthusiasm of people to want to change the world, despite (and especially because) the extra challenges presented by COVID-19 - when there is more need, and much less money being given to charities: Checking out a few other recommendations from @techforgoodtv event this eve - https://t.co/wD1lKem0pG, https://t.co/dENxv3Dn88, https://t.co/VaNS9cxHj8, https://t.co/OLhHVFeuUJ,…

[KEEP CALM] ‘Keep Calm’ like they did in WW2, says @realDonaldTrump

So, in a speech, President Donald Trump said: As the British government advised the British people in the face of World War II, keep calm and carry on,” he said. "That's what I did." As you may know, I wrote the original history of 'Keep Calm and Carry On' (as throwaway sentences in academic work in 1997 and 2004), and then in 2017, published 'The Truth Behind the Poster' via Imperial War Museum: The book…

[KEEP CALM] The font is Caslon Egyptian, not Gill Sans?

Interesting blog post focusing upon the font used in the 'Keep Calm and Carry On' poster - claims it's 'Caslon Egyptian', not 'Gill Sans' (which I may have described it as - but then I'm a historian, not a design historian): Firstly, 1940s time traveller, don’t panic (my advice would be to keep calm and carry on). You should fit in to present-day Britain: Europe seems to be in disarray, Britain is being ruled by…

[MEDIA] ‘Keep calm: The story behind the UK’s most famous poster design’ for @CNNStyle

The other week, I had a very enjoyable chat with Jacopo Prisco from CNN Style, and yesterday, the story posted: It's a pretty good representation of the conversation, although "the "Keep Calm" version never left the warehouses.", as it was distributed around the country, just never officially sanctioned for release on the billboards. Also clarify that A.P. Waterfield definitely provided the text for 'Your Courage' poster, but it's not clear who wrote the words for this…
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