Tag Archives: 1970’s fashion

Big Biba, The end.

Mick, Chris and I were working at the Whitmore Thomas studios in St Albans Grove Kensington after Big Biba opened in September 1973.  Mick was soon to move on to work in an advertising agency, Steve and Tim were pursuing other projects including graphic design , I was working as an illustrator.  We had all […]

Kasia from Sacha, Sacha shoe shop summer 1971.

In 1971, the end of our college life at Leicester was near and we had to apply ourselves to some serious work if we wanted to make it as professional graphic designers. There was the Dip AD [ Diploma in Art and Design ] show to prepare work for, an  individual exhibition of our work […]

Art and Entertainment, Leicester College of Art.

The Graphic Design department at Leicester College of art was on one floor and all three years worked together.  Music was always in the background and The Beatles White Album in particular was played to death. Some of the songs from this album were irreverently taken apart,  and with the lyrics rearranged became songs about […]

” You’re not going out like that are you?”

Living in Canada I am used to two even three foot snowfalls, but the only time I was stranded in blizzard was on a Midland Red bus travelling from Leicester to Worcester  in the winter of 1971. I was feeling homesick one friday afternoon and was not looking foreword to another cold weekend in Leicester […]