Curious Trends

29/08/2011

Chav culture in art and design


Beer swilling youths, pit bull terriers, crackheads and WAGs appear alongside symbols of traditional working class life in a new wave of chav art and design. In the wake of London’s recent riots, expect to see a lot more where this curious trend came from...


Recently graduated illustrator Dave Long’s quirky take on animal instincts:

Tom Blackman’s spray paint graffiti featuring society's wasters - in locations such as Shoreditch and Tottenham Hale


Young textile designer Melanie-Kay’s beer can art and home furnishings.



Emily Charman’s characterful screen prints of working class/chav culture.



Lucy Coxhead’s Modern Day Saints degree project:





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