The trend for the written word in design and interiors was very much apparent at PULSE 2013, but with a not so subtle variation – it was all quite in-yer-face with a definite move away from Keep Calm and Eat etc….
As typified by Soddit and Blimey above, many young designers had opted for typographic shock value with prints which were both witty and to the point. Here are the ones which made me giggle:
And here are some slightly less cheeky ones:
The master of the poetic written word Rob Ryan was featured on one of the stands:
Featured above from the top: McLaggen Smith Mugs, Karin Akesson, One Must Dash, Live In Print, Sarah Ray, Ros Shiers, More Than Words, Heather Alstead, Rob Ryan, House of Ismay, Spineless Classics and Susan Taylor