Biggin Mug

Today’s art is a graphic text design – on a mug. Through the late eighties airshows I collected a mug a show, as far as I could. Some were specific to the even, or as here to the event and its year. Artistically this Biggin Hill Airshow mug isn’t anything particularly notable, except that such…

Table Toppings

From friend Andrew Matthews, spotted in Dunedin airport, New Zealand some time ago. James Kightly, Vintage Aero Writer.

Choc Aero Altair

Today we have a chocolate box. Confectionery featuring aircraft isn’t that unusual, but this is featuring (I think) a contemporary speedster, the Lockheed Altair, which, as well as not being a generic ‘aeroplane’ is quite well depicted and even with just two colour printing. Confectionery aircraft. Something a bit different, another area which could be…

Jet Noise & Morning Milk

Today’s Poster. Having been wandering about in the civil nineteen-tens music, let’s flip to after the Second World War, the military, and quite a different noise – the raw ripping sound of a jet fighter* roaring overhead, made real in a poster. A standard response to airbase NIMBYs** is another cliche, promoted by western air…