Thursday, 10:00am
12 September 2013

Posters for the blind

A one-day typographic poster exhibition in the Hoxton Arches captured football chants in print

‘Glory Glory’ was a one-day poster exhibition and book launch encompassing the sound and spirit of football, writes Abbie Vickress.

Held at Hoxton Arches in August, the exhibition concentrated on the theme of football chants with posters designed by Graphic Thought Facility, Build, Bibliothèque, Astrid Stavro, SEA and many others.

Leterme Dowling, UK.
Top: Change is Good,
Paris.

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Curated by Nick Blakeman, Alex Brown and Craig Oldham, the project brought together almost 70 designers and design studios to create posters that benefited the charity British Blind Sport. BBS is a leading supporter of the visually impaired and enables substantial access to sports and recreational activities.

Neubau, Berlin.

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KesselsKramer, Amsterdam.

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SEA, London.

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The range of concepts presented on the night ranged from shiny football collectors’ cards to the punk aesthetic of football fanzines.

Frost* Design, Sydney.

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Dn&Co, London.

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Abbie Vickress, MA Visual Communication Student at the Royal College of Art, London

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