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The other weekend I visited the London Transport Museum with Jack and Bobbins. I haven’t seen Bobbins for almost a year now (wow!), so it was really nice to catch up and geek out at the posters, typography and signs. (P.S. I am making a vlog, but it’s not quite ready yet so I’ll insert that here when it’s finished!) Considering I’ve lived in London for almost 2 years now, I’m surprised that I haven’t been...

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Day two in the big smoke and I forgot my umbrella so obviously it rained all day – typical! The rain kinda dampened my plans, so I spent most of my time on Oxford Street shopping/ looking at retail design and branding. This is probably just a touristy thing but I love that some of the tube stations have different wall mural designs – it’s like they each have a personality. Most stations are vanilla...

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Day 3 St Bride’s Print Library was closed 🙁 So back onto the tube… Thank god for Harry Beck’s underground map system… I guess I didn’t really realise before but without it, I would have been very lost! Also, I really love that the stations have different ‘personalities’ through the wall murals and typography: … didn’t appreciate the 5 million stairs at Covent Garden though! Saw this (wobbly)hand set old school cinema style board in Selfridges’...

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