Thank you to everyone who came along to the launch event last night, photos below. The archive is now available so make a visit and have a browse.
I’m really happy with the way this has all come together and as I said last night it would simply not have been possible without the generous support and contributions from the many people who have become involved along the journey. Thank you.
I hope you enjoy browsing the archive and I’m sure there will be more signs coming out now that we’ve laid this stake in the ground. There have already been some good write ups online (Londonist and The Guardian, to name a couple) and I’m looking forward to seeing the project featured in the Eastern Daily Press and, in mid April, on BBC1 on the One Show.
All event photography by Keith Roberts.
Some mingling during the event at the IPA
Barry Cox, Chief Executive of HAT, gets the evening started
Sara Reid, Marketing Manager of Rank Hovis, talks about their sponsorship of the archive
Sam Roberts, Project Manager of Ghostsigns, talks about the project and opens the archive
The audience listening and enjoying a glass of wine
Team photo: Sam Roberts, Sara Reid, Chloe Veale and Barry Cox
Our glamorous sales assistants just before the postcard sale
Sam Roberts and Barry Cox browsing the Creative Review monograph