As the world waits with bated breath for the latest addition to the British royal family to arrive, communications company and gallery KK Outlet London have collaborated with illustrator Lee Boulton to create a ‘Royalphabet’ poster to mark the occasion.
The regally themed alphabet chart features 26 specially created illustrations, with each letter representing something associated with British royalty and the escapades of the family. The more customary Q is for Queen and J is for Jewels, are mixed with the slightly more controversial D is for Divorce and I is for Inbred. Ouch.
KK Outlet had previously created a series of commemorative souvenir plates for Kate and Will’s wedding in 2011 – quirky alternatives to the standard royal wedding memorabilia.
The bone china plates included messages such as “Thanks for the free day off”, and “It should have been me”, along with a design featuring an imagined Facebook post announcing the nuptials, with ‘likes’ from Prince Charles, The Queen and 6,000,000 others.
The limited edition poster is available to buy from KK Outlet, 42 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6PB. www.kkoutlet.com
Check out Lee’s other work at leeleelee.com, including some Julian Opie-esque pet portraiture and tour posters for the Kaiser Chiefs.
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