How wonderful to find this poster advertising an exhibition which celebrates the Johnston Typeface.
The typeface was commissioned in 1913 by Frank Pick, the Commercial Manager of the then Underground Electric Railways Company of London.
As you can see by the adjacent poster, this iconic typeface is still in use on the Tube today.
This is one of Lisa Pettibone’s pieces on display as part of the Elements of Capability exhibition at Lacock Abbey.
I liked how the warped metal transformed the paths, sky, grass and surrounding vegetation into something quite surreal looking. It’s a bit like how Capability Brown dramatically altered many of the landscapes he was involved with.
The exhibition continues until 22nd May 2016
The beauty of having an Oystercard is when you see something from the bus, it’s no problem to get off and have a gander
This is outside Exhibtionism, the Rolling Stones exhibition which has taken over the Saatchi Gallery until early September 2016.
Your astonishing fact of the day… courtesy of Blackfriars Tube Station.
“The Dog Platt is traditionally the spot where the dogfish catch was landed and skinned.”