[MEDIA] Keep Calm and Carry On: The Truth Behind the Poster by @I_W_M

It’s interesting watching someone else give an overview of your research, here’s one of the Imperial War Museum curators picking out some of the bits that she’s found interesting from the book (easy to buy from Imperial War Museum direct, or Amazon). You can read a few other thoughts about my book here.

[WRITER] Thinking about #ChristmasPresents? Keep Calm and … erm … buy this book?

Started thinking about Christmas presents? Well, here’s a small suggestion (Amazon link, and read more about the book, plus I added a few notes to Wikipedia): It’s the last ever edition of @I_W_M Despatches magazine, and my #keepcalm book is listed on ‘new books’. pic.twitter.com/K3EsE3m5OB — Dr Bex Lewis (@drbexl) November 9, 2017

[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 […]