Fly by Night: The New Art of the Club Flyer

Fly by Night: The New Art of the Club Flyer

by Craig McCarthy
     
 

Covered with inventive, unfurling doodles, hand-drawn lettering, and images of sexy figures and party animals, the flyers reproduced here were created from drawings, tracings, photocopies, photographs, cutouts, and collages (in contrast to the computer-generated flyers of 10 years ago). They offer an intriguing alternative history of London’s ever-changing

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Covered with inventive, unfurling doodles, hand-drawn lettering, and images of sexy figures and party animals, the flyers reproduced here were created from drawings, tracings, photocopies, photographs, cutouts, and collages (in contrast to the computer-generated flyers of 10 years ago). They offer an intriguing alternative history of London’s ever-changing club circuit, advertising a variety of venues, ranging from Heaven to Bistrotheque.

Editorial Reviews

Reference and Research Book News
“Visually engaging work to be enjoyed by anyone with an appreciation for the DIY aesthetic”
Sacramento Book Review
“The quality is quite good, and the range interesting.”
Passport Magazine
“A blast of youthful energy… perfect for perusing while gearing up for a night on the town or a hip trip to London.”
Zink Magazine
“A gem not only for those nostalgic for their own club-hopping days, but also for those interested in the cast potential of guerilla marketing and design.”

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780500287682
Publisher:
Thames & Hudson
Publication date:
04/06/2009
Edition description:
Original
Pages:
128
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 10.80(h) x 0.70(d)

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