Philip Zec (b.1910; d.1983)

Philip Zec, of Jewish descent, trained at St Martin's School of Art. He then worked for an advertising agency, where he met William Connor, who later became Cassandra of the Daily Mirror. Zec left the agency to set up his own commercial art studio, which became a great success. On the outbreak of the Second World War, Zec was commissioned by H.G. Bartholomew, editorial director of the Daily Mirror, to whom he was introduced by Connor, to…

Fougasse (Cyril Kenneth Bird) (b.1887; d.1965)

A great modern twist on a Fougasse poster with regards to careless mobile talking costs lives (Neil has given me permission to put the original in), and he's also done another image relating to "Police bugged Muslim MP Sadiq Khan" (and he's sent me some more, which I shall post at a later date). There's a a lovely design on noise, which I think is a genuine one. Fougasse was born on 17 December 1887 in…

New York Times article in print…

Christianity in the Digital Space Monday-Wednesday this week I've been at a symposium in Durham, looking at Christianity in the Digital Space. As this included meeting up with people I'd only ever met on Twitter and Facebook, and as my avatar for those pages had changed to this image (see right) over the past couple of weeks, I decided the easiest way to identify myself was to wear the KCCO t-shirt at the conference, and…

Dr Bex Lewis in a Keep Calm and Carry On T-shirt

This morning I had this photo taken for another press release (after the NYT article) ... we had some fun taking them - trying to make sure the slogan was on view! Nice, eh?! One of the first comments I had as I walked in was "ooo, I saw Katie Price wearing that the other day", and it has generated quite a lot of other comments too - people are just so interested in it...…