Monthly Archives: June 2013

Big Biba opens, September 10th 1973.

The Whitmore Thomas design team had to move out of the roof Garden a few weeks before the opening day. We moved to the studio in St Albans Grove around the corner, there was still Biba advertising work to be done and Steve and Tim wanted to move on to other projects too. The cafeteria […]

Th Biba Newspaper

The Biba newspaper was designed by Steve Thomas in the late summer of 1973.  Big Biba’s opening day was to be September the 10th so we had to work at breakneck speed to get the paper as well as a lot of other projects completed. The paper had sixteen pages with text written by David […]

Perms, platforms and other clothes.

Feeling in the need of a makeover in the summer of 1973, I opted for the popular wash n’ wear 70’s perm once the domain of little old ladies but now quite common varying from full blown  frizzy afros to looser Marc Bolan curls. I got something in between, I went to a popular hairdresser […]