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Life imitating art April 5, 2009

Filed under: Uncategorized — lauravw @ 1:12 pm

Over the past week I’ve seen perhaps half a dozen big posters up around here encouraging you talk to your local police about what matters to you crime prevention-wise.

There are plenty of government-run ad campaigns doing the rounds at any one time, but this one caught my eye because they are using the artwork of the ‘keep calm and carry on’ posters – together with a certain tone of voice that sounds like it comes from times past.

You can see an animated version that scrolls through some of the variations on this page.

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One Response to “Life imitating art”

  1. melissa Says:

    Yeah, I did a double take the first time I saw one of these, too! They’re all over the bus stops in central London now, though – I think I’ve seen about five different ones myself…


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