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FIT. London 2012 Inspired Posters

To celebrate this year’s Olympic Games, Central Saint Martins College of Arts and Design are hosting an exhibition of posters inspired by London 2012.

It’s an impressive line-up, with a few of our favourites involved.  The group show was curated by Jonathan Barnbrook and Vaughan Oliver and features designs by Ian Anderson, Phil Baines, Jonathan Barnbrook, Bibliotheque, Neville Brody, Catherine Dixon, Fuel, GTF, Angus Hyland, Alan Kitching, Jeremy Leslie, Domenic Lippa, Morag Myerscough, Vaughan Oliver, David Pearson, Michael C Place, Jake Tilson, Tomato, Why Not Associates, Matt Willey, Marina Willer, Graham Wood and Michael Worthington.

A selection of these prints are on display in the Window Gallery at CSM King’s Cross Granary Building until 5th Sept.  The A1 posters are available to buy online for £80.00, and all proceeds will go towards the Student Support campaign to benefit Graphic design students at Central Saint Martins. Continue reading

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Olympic Design

As olympic fever rises to an all time high, many of you (like us!) have probably already had enough of the hype and just want to escape before it’s even started.  However there’s lots more than just sporting events taking place this summer, including the London 2012 Festival, a cultural programme of events and exhibitions to celebrate the very best of British artistic talent.

To celebrate the Olympic and Paralympic Games, London 2012 has commissioned twelve leading contemporary artists to create a series of limited edition and poster prints.  Showing at Tate Britain until 21st September, the exhibition features specially commissioned prints from Martin Creed, Anthea Hamilton, Howard Hodgkin, Chris Ofili, Bridget Riley, Rachel Whiteread, Fiona Banner, Michael Craig-Martin, Tracey Emin, Gary Hume, Sarah Morris and Bob and Roberta Smith.

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