Cheering images

Trying to find themes and images to work into the interface for the Organiser App and am being constantly drawn to iconic British images of the period up to the 1970’s or so. Not so much Bowler hats and umbrellas as ‘proper’ telephone boxes, pillar boxes, guardsmen, London Buses and taxis. There was a cheerful, modest, solid and elegant style to them all which we seem to have absently let slip. I think we are the poorer for it.

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One thought on “Cheering images”

  1. There was also a reassuring feel to all those things – whether from a sense of permanence or just symbolism, but they impart solidity, practical sense and warmth which glass phone boxes, bendy buses and hole-in-the wall postboxes don’t have…

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