Contemporary designer donates four LT posters to the Archives

We're pleased to announce that we've just acquired four posters designed for the London Underground by Kate Farley, who's the Course Director for BA Textile Design here at BCU. Based around the theme of 'Parks and Gardens', they were up on the Underground last autumn.


You can learn more about how Kate approached the task of designing the four posters from her blog.  They'll make a very welcome addition to our current LT poster collection, which dates largely from the 1920s and 1930s. Among them are designs by Edward McKnight Kauffer and Abram Games, both of whom have inspired Kate in her quest to explore visual communication through print and pattern. Now you'll be able to explore the links between them by looking at the posters side by side here in the Archives. Perhaps that'll give you some ideas about how earlier practitioners can inspire your own creative work.