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Monthly Archives: July 2013

Football ground landscape art by Jamie B Edwards

Just last week we mentioned football stadium art in passing, so we decided to bring you some of the finest examples of the genre this week. Urban Colours is the work of artist Jamie B Edwards. He uses his eye for landscape art to portray football grounds in this instantly recognisable style. Since football stadiums are usually in rundown inner … Continue reading

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Get your Jimmy Hill Kossack hat

Are you looking for a nice hat to team-up with your Savile Rogue scarf when the new season starts and the cooler weather returns? You need look no further than the Jimmy Hill Kossack hat, which – we’re assured – is top of the league for style. Proof, if proof were needed, that Russia’s influence over English football did not … Continue reading

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Football stadium art by Rob Caddick

When we hear the phrase football stadium art we immediately think of portraits of football grounds captured from their good side. But in the case of artist Rob Caddick, it increasingly means the art that adorns football stadiums. Both Brighton and Hove Albion and Wolves have drafted Rob in to provide original paintings for their new stadium and renovated stand … Continue reading

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Ballon D’raw by Mark Frances and SPIEL magazine

Ballon D’raw is a collaboration between Liverpool School of Art and Design and the always stylish SPIEL magazine. It takes five players – Johan Cruyff, Michel Platini, Eusebio, Lev Yashin and Franz Beckenbauer – and turns them into some very nice prints, each with an individual style that gives a nod to art in the time and place in which … Continue reading

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Agi & Sam’s football concept collection for Topman

We don’t do a great deal of shopping at Topman, but this collection by Agi & Sam is worth closer inspection (even out of curiosity alone). The designers built their range around a fictional football team called The Owls. They then got to work on some pretty distinctive replica kits, training gear, dugout trenchcoat, socks and matchday formal wear. We’re … Continue reading

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Can you spot the 1980s football hooligan?

Thanks to the folks at Who Ate All The Pies for posting this handy hooligan spotting guide from the 1980s. They reckon it was probably published in the Daily Mirror in 1985. The article reads: Spot the real thug Can you tell the violent thug from the true soccer fan? The bovver-booted model on the left looks ready for a … Continue reading

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Home / Away Kit by SLip

French collage artist SLip has put together this celebration of iconic kits worn by iconic teams. The kits are transformed into some very smart, angular poster versions. Each kit is accompanied by a caption detailing the year it was worn and a rundown of a typical team that might have lined up wearing the kit. Among those featured are the … Continue reading

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Book Clubs artwork by Tommy Sauce

There comes a time when we all get too old to Blu-Tack posters ripped out of Shoot magazine on our walls. So what do you do if you want to bring your love of your team into your home in more sophisticated fashion? One option is the Book Clubs collection by Tommy Sauce. Each handmade poster gives a subtle nod … Continue reading

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Upholstered football shirt chairs from home decor guru Obafemi Martins

Struggling to find a home for your collection of match-worn football shirts from your career? Former Newcastle and Birmingham City striker Obafemi Martins has got the answer. Simply have the shirts upholstered into a set of fairly ostentatious chairs and set them around your dinner table. That’s exactly what the Nigeria international, who’s now playing in the MLS for Seattle … Continue reading

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Fantasista football art exhibition opens tomorrow

Fantasista, a Savile Rogue sponsored football art exhibition, opens tomorrow at The Cello Factory, 33-34 Cornwall Rd, London SE1 8TJ. The exhibition runs until July 14 and we’d recommend you check it out if you possibly can. You’ll be treated to some incredible football-related artwork. Among the artists whose work will be on display is Zoran Lucic, a Bosnian sculptor-turned-designer … Continue reading

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