The Untold Story of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” Poster

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Henry Ford once said, “Every object tells a story if you know how to read it.” Chances are you have seen the “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster (or variations on it) a thousand times. But have you ever really read it? Have you listened to its story?

This great little clip recounts the fascinating and little-known story behind one of the most iconic posters in the world. Give it a watch. If you’re anything like me, this three-minute history lesson will give you a whole new appreciation for an old favorite.


amy Amy Taylor is the Lead Copywriter + a Community Manager at Brains on Fire. Meet her here.

2 Responses to “The Untold Story of the “Keep Calm and Carry On” Poster”

  1. February 23, 2013 at 10:12 am, Kaarina Dillabough said:

    It will never fade from fashion: thanks for this. Cheers! Kaarina


  2. February 24, 2013 at 11:33 pm, Bex Lewis said:

    Story came from here:


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