Hapshash and the Coloured Coat

Michael English and Nigel Waymouth formed the wonderfully named Hapshash and the Coloured Coat artist collective in the 1960s to produce posters for the UFO Club in London. The club was home to early shows by Pink Floyd. Their designs brought an explosive vitality to the fly posters on London streets, they used gold and silver inks, super bright colours, fluid typography and beautiful illustration.

You can claim your own piece of this history – as we recently have for our studio – by getting down to the Bamalama poster shop on Leather Lane market where they have limited runs of a number of these posters.