The Brands That Built Britain 1000 Piece Puzzle

£13.99

  • High quality 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Assembled size: 68 x 48cm
  • Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled

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Richard Opie The Brands That Built Britain 1000 Piece Puzzle

For the past 50 years, Robert Opie has been finding the pieces that make up the giant jigsaw of British social history. His collection is on display at the Museum of Brands in Notting Hill, London, where the displays give a sense of the evolution of culture and lifestyle since Victorian times. The main focus has been on consumer packaged products, from crisps, sweets, and breakfast cereals, to drinks, biscuits and soap powders.

The Brands That Built Britain comes in 1000 pieces and features some of our favourite brands that are still around today. Take a trip down memory lane as you piece together the vintage packaging of brands such as OXO cubes, Kellogg’s, Marmite and McVitie’s.

As with all Gibsons jigsaws, The Brands That Built Britain uses 100% recycled puzzle board, vegetable inks and FSC paper. The beautifully illustrated pieces are designed to fit perfectly together; in fact, Gibsons use the thickest puzzle board on the market. Everyone loves a Gibsons jigsaw, even Her Majesty the Queen has been spotted with one.

About the Artist Richard Opie

Years ago Robert Opie began to record the history of brands and products that surround us in daily life. His collection can now be viewed at The Museum of Brands, Packaging and Advertising in London.

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Jigsaw puzzles are a great way to unwind. They demand attention which makes doing them, both absorbing and meditative at the same time. When concentrating on creative pursuits like art, craft or indeed jigsaw puzzles, you subconsciously tune out other distracting thoughts. In essence, your mind goes blank. Furthermore this quieting of the mind is highly therapeutic and forms the basis of meditation practice in eastern religions and philosophies. In Zen Buddhism, every action can become a source of meditation. From simply walking to making things, to doing jigsaws. The art of Zen is to dedicate your mind and thoughts only to the action that you are doing now.

Jigsaw Specifications

  • High quality 1000 piece jigsaw puzzle
  • Assembled size: 68 x 48cm
  • Made from thick, durable puzzle board that is 100% recycled

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