David Underwood's Profile

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We are The Mourning Press, London’s finest partnership of funereal graphic artists. Specialising in gothic prints and clothing, we produce our own potent brand of Victorian-inspired design: iconography of the dead.

In creating our work we employ only traditional drafting techniques, with each hand-inked design evolving from a structured preliminary drawing. Our methods build upon a shared passion for bold compositions and the iconic use of graphic elements. It is, however, our unshakable fascination with the world of the dead that underpins the visual identity of all work produced by The Mourning Press.

2011 saw the launch of La Mort Clothing and its first line of t-shirts and bags. Hand-printed and emblazoned with designs from the Narcosis series, they are available both online, and at our market stall in North London. Now visitors to Camden Lo…

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  • Joined September 20, 2010

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Inks, nice heavy printmaking papers, pens and brushes and anything else for drawing

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About

We are The Mourning Press, London’s finest partnership of funereal graphic artists. Specialising in gothic prints and clothing, we produce our own potent brand of Victorian-inspired design: iconography of the dead.

In creating our work we employ only traditional drafting techniques, with each hand-inked design evolving from a structured preliminary drawing. Our methods build upon a shared passion for bold compositions and the iconic use of graphic elements. It is, however, our unshakable fascination with the world of the dead that underpins the visual identity of all work produced by The Mourning Press.

2011 saw the launch of La Mort Clothing and its first line of t-shirts and bags. Hand-printed and emblazoned with designs from the Narcosis series, they are available both online, and at our market stall in North London. Now visitors to Camden Lock can meet us both and look through our collection of prints, clothing and screen-printed posters.

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