Wikipedia: Still There + Some New Additions

Good, I seem to have got the level of the content right (oh, I  have more, but I don't think they want everything on there!), as I'm still on there, and the main editor has gone in and made further changes, so that's all good news! Welcome if you're visiting via Wikipedia! Meantime, another article in response to Rob Walker's article: Signs of the Times

Now Panic and Freak Out and other variations

Now, everyone knows about the alternate slogan "Now Panic and Freak Out", but I don't think I've ever put an image of it up here, this one is taken from Threadless. I have always loved finding subverted images of the posters that I studied: The further that you go into Google Images, the more variations that you find! Flickr has a number of "Design Variations" "Keep Calm and Have a Cupcake" was also featured in…

Barter Books: The Home of the Original “Keep Calm and Carry On” Poster

I know people say I should be cashing in on the Keep Calm and Carry On craze, and I will be giving a couple of conference papers related to the subject this summer (and I'm planning on creating a more general-audience friendly paper too, so let me know if you're be interested in that), but I'm more than happy to send all customers to Barter Books, who own one of only 2 original copies of…

Dr Bex Lewis Quoted in the New York Times

Article in the New York Times Magazine: Consumed, 5th July 2009 The Journal of Murketing Great to see recognition for my research! As it says, at the time the Keep Calm and Carry On poster was nowhere. The poster that generated "a huge fuss" was the Your Courage poster from the same series. Just to note that I did say that the poster was distributed around the UK, kept in Post Offices, Libraries, etc, but…