Dave Buonaguidi, AKA ‘Real Hackney Dave’ began his career working in advertising for over 30 years; founding St. Luke’s, the world’s first Co-operative ad agency and latterly Karmarama in 2000.
In 2003 he created the iconic MAKE TEA NOT WAR poster for the anti-war march. It now is part of the collection at the V&A and hangs in the Trento museum of modern art.
When the time came to escape the dog-eat-dog world of advertising, Dave took a screenprinting workshop here at Print Club London, fell in love with the process, and has never looked back!
Best known for his bold type and for printing onto vintage ephemera, Dave loves to make his own stamp on found objects. From vintage Ordance Survey maps to postcards and love letters from centuries past. He has an excellent sense of humour, and above all, loves to make work that stirs a reaction.