A graphic study in film. Crafted exclusively in velvet-rich noir tones. Film Noir prints come strictly in black and white and have been created in a mix of illustration and typography. They are designed to work singly but also to hang well together as an eclectic mix.
Featuring infamous neon signs from the silver screen (and some from TV). Can you spot them all? Answers at the bottom of the page…
Alfred Hitchcock hails from Leytonstone, East London. Sneak along the underpass next to the tube and there are wall murals celebrating their local boy done good. We lost him to Hollywood along the way, where he became one of the most lauded directors of all time. This piece features Hitchcock’s distinctive silhouette created in a mix of typography and illustration, .
An intricate hand-crafted typographic map of London swarming with film titles, actors and directors, plotted on the map where they most made their mark. Also featuring some of London’s most iconic picture houses, film studios and red carpet locations. Combining hand-drawn typography and illustration, celebrating the capital’s credentials as one of the world’s most iconic cinematic cities.
One of a trio of mono quotes from the Big Lebowski, as uttered by ‘The Dude’. Designed to work together as a set but can also be bought singly.
These prints came out of a short animation sequence I made for a thing back in a past life. Here’s the film:
We must kill them. We must incinerate them. Pig after pig. Cow after cow. Village after village.’
Colonel Walter E. Kurtz
The insanity of war, as expressed by flying bovine.
A silhouette of Frank the sinister costumed rabbit’s face, created from the haunting lyrics of Tears For Fears’ Mad World, famously covered by Gary Jules for Richard Kelly’s 2001 film Donnie Darko.
My homage to Stanley Kubrick’s classic 1980 horror film The Shining, based on Stephen King’s Book. Featuring a hand-crafted typographic axe made from the immortal line ‘All Work And No Play Makes Jack A Dull Boy’ repeated over and over.
Super8 wielding noir guy by window blind. For want of a better description.
Classic eighties movie silhouettes. Can you spot them all? Answers at the bottom of this page…
This next one is a smaller version of the London Film Map, swarming with film titles, actors and directors, plotted on the map where they most made their mark. Also featuring some of London’s most iconic picture houses, film studios and red carpet locations.
Goodfellas, Pulp Fiction, Mean Streets, The Sopranos, Psycho, Animal House, Carlito’s Way, Sin City, Lost Highway, Gremlins, Mulholland Drive, Boogie Nights, Jackie Brown, Road House, American Graffiti, Casablanca, True Blood, Harlem Nights, The Mask, Cocktail, From Dusk Till Dawn, The Blues Brothers, Coyote Ugly, Police Academy, Twin Peaks.
Ferris Bueller’s Day Off, Desperately Seeking Susan, The Untouchables, Say Anything, Twins, The Breakfast Club, Empire Of The Sun, The Karate Kid, Willow, The Princess Bride, Gremlins, Annie, Batman, Arthur, The Hitcher, Footloose, Aliens, Stand By Me, Raiders Of The Lost Ark, Big, The Blues Brothers, Nightmare On Elm Street, Beverly Hills Cop, A View To A Kill, Rambo, Highlander, Rain Man, Clash Of The Titans, Mad Max, Jumping Jack Flash, Chuckie, Beetlejuice, The Woman In Red, Splash, Robocop, The Goonies, The Shining, Dune, The Evil Dead, Back To The Future, The Burbs, Ghostbusters, Tron, The Empire Strikes Back, Critters, Platoon, ET.
I am the founder of Run For The Hills, a London-based creative design house that exists in the space where graphics and interiors meet.
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