Clubbed: A visual history of UK club culture @ The Refuge, Manchester [16 May]

Clubbed: A visual history of UK club culture

18:30 - 21:30

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The Refuge
Oxford Street, M60 7HA Manchester, United Kingdom
Join us for the official book launch of Clubbed: A Visual History of UK Clubbing. Clubbed celebrates the best graphic design in UK clubs, charting the last 35 years of clubbing history through design from logos, and fonts to posters and flyers — a selection of which will be exhibited on the night.

Author and legendary DJ, Bill Brewster will soundtrack the exhibition before publisher, Rick Banks gives an exclusive talk to the audience. For the Q&A, Rick will also be joined by some special guests.

The night will be hosted by Floor Talks with Design Manchester and takes place in The Refuge's Basement space.


Clubbed celebrates the best graphic design in UK clubs. The book will feature logos, posters, photography, tickets, menus, cover art, signage, lanyards, fonts and, yes, flyers from the last 35 years.

The book features some of the best designers and studios in the world including:

Peter Saville, Ben Kelly, 8vo, Spin, The Designers Republic, Mark Farrow, Jon Jeffrey (Bibliothèque), Central Station Art, Anthony Burrill, INTRO, Trevor Johnson, Pentagram + Many more.
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