Recent Find: The Campaign Against Living Miserably

THE Campaign Against Living Miserably (CALM) is the charity partner for Cage Against The Machine, released for Christmas. Full story, and check out the website, which leads us to another good use for the slogan:

New Home Front Design Competition

As you know, I’m always up for seeing a subverted poster, or a wartime poster put to a new/clever use… so very excited to see the following competition (bit of a shame that an American poster was used for this new British campaign though): “We are launching a competition to find the best ways in […]

Radio 3 ‘New Generation Thinkers’ Application

The Funding Award (AHRC/Radio 3) Do you want to tell the world about your work? In the last six months BBC Radio 3 has broadcast programmes presented by academics on subjects as varied as 16th century Scottish history, Johnsonian linguistics, Turkish literature and the history of astronomy. Its daily arts and ideas programme Night Waves […]

Rosie the Riveter: We Can Do It!

“Rosie the Riveter became popular during World War II when women joined the work force in support of troops serving overseas. The most well-known Rosie icon came from J. Howard Miller’s We Can Do It! propaganda poster. Created for Westinghouse, the Pittsburgh-based artist’s Rosie appeared on magazines, newspapers and posters encouraging women to join the […]

FREE “Keep Calm and Carry On” Book Competition Winners

Further to this competition to win a free “quotes” book for Keep Calm and Carry On, I am pleased to announce that the winners are as follows! Those who discovered that Edwin J Embleton was the Studio Manager are as follows: Andrew_Holt SeriouslyKooky Lorweld A random selection from those who RT’d without the answer have […]