Categories / Design and Interiors, Food and Drink, Travel

Cole of London’s London mugs

Cole of London

More products celebrating London, though Cole of London's London mugs are a quirky take on the trend.

There are four mugs available, each featuring a different London landmark – pick from Trafalgar Square, Buckingham Palace, Tower of London or the Houses of Parliament. Each place is depicted in a sketchy style which contrasts to the official looking title and facts that are listed on the side of each mug. It's a style that's reminiscent of the work of Royston Cooper, who produced many travel advertisements in the 50s and 60s – and that's a very good thing indeed.

Made from bone china, the mugs cost £10 each. 

See the range online

Categories / Bags

EaK City travel bag

Eak bag

For a simple bag with retro charm, look no further than this City travel bag from EaK design. It's a canvas bag printed with a cheerful urban scene, similar in feel to Michelle Mason tumblers we featured a little while back, which themselves reminded us of Royston Cooper's classic 60s transport posters.

The design, from the studio of Eleanor Stevenson and Kate Phillips, is screen-printed onto the canvas. The bag's been given longer handles too, perfect for lugging all your stuff around a city. 

The bag costs £15. 

Buy it online

Categories / Design and Interiors, Travel

Retro London tissue pack

London tissues

Retro design can be found everywhere, including on the humble tissue. This London tissue pack is possibly too good to blow your nose on.

The tissues feature a design of a traditional red London bus in the style of Royston Cooper (also recently referenced in Takashi Furuya's Have a Nice Day Poster). See over the page for the individual tissue design, which features city types waiting at a bus stop, depicted in the same retro style. The illustrations are so charming, they surely deserve a better fate than being thrown away. 

A pack of twelve costs 95p. 

Buy them from the Dotcomgiftshop

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