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Friday, 3 July 2009

'Nana Rocket launched by Forbidden Planet!

toy_fp_rocket_hughes.jpgThis is just a bit of Friday fun! In 1988, Forbidden Planet commissioned the young Rian Hughes to create the world famous rocket logo and typeface still used today.

Now you can own a piece of history with this vinyl replica, brought to 3D life by Matt ‘Lunartik’ Jones based on the acclaimed artist, designer and typographer Rian Hughes original logo design. This variant version comes complete with Lunartik Banana design!

More pics and info here on the FP web site

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