Clifford Richards is one of the UK's most distinguished graphic designers. He was trained at the South East Essex School of Art, and rose to become art director at the advertising agency S H Benson. He then transferred to the creative agency Connell May and Steavenson.
In the swinging 1960's and 1970's he became famous for his popular collection of carrier bags, cardboard boxes and the slotty range of animals and politicians.
In 1978 in recognition of his extraordinary output, he was elected a Fellow of the Chartered Society of Designers, and today he is the chief designer of the Original Metal Box Company Ltd.
All the products here have been designed by Clifford Richards and you can see the hallmarks of his hand: the strong graphic line, the bright colours and the subversive humour.
Clifford Richards lives in Cirencester, close to the factory in Malmesbury where our products are manufactured. As with all the excellent products of the Original Metal Box Company, Clifford Richards was Made in England.