Brighton Gin has collaborated with artist Dave Pop! who has used his ‘saucy seaside’ fashion of artwork to create two unique designs on the Brighton Gin 700ml Pavilion Power bottles.
Launched as an preliminary run of 500 bottles in every design and individually signed and numbered by the artist, each bottle is a novel art work in miniature. They’re as a consequence of go on sale subsequent week and all through August, when town’s Pleasure weekend returns for its thirtieth anniversary.
Annually Brighton Gin collaborates with an LGBTQ+ artist to not solely platform their work, however to boost cash for the Brighton Rainbow Fund, the Brighton & Hove primarily based grant-giving fund for native LGBTQ+ and HIV/AIDS organisations. From every bottle offered 10 per cent of the proceeds can be donated to the Rainbow Fund.
Kathy Caton, founding father of Brighton Gin, stated: “I’m blown away by Dave Pop’s work. These bottles encapsulate the spirit of Brighton and all the pieces that we stand for and love about this metropolis.
“After a number of years of cancelled Prides due to the pandemic, I like the celebratory high quality of his design and his fabulous ‘Cheers Queers’ tag line!
“We’re very pleased with our observe file in giving again to our group and are delighted to once more be supporting the Rainbow Fund by elevating essential funds to help grassroots LGBTQ+ organisations in our metropolis.”
Dave is impressed by Brighton’s cheeky seafront and vibrant lights and makes use of classic fairground fashion artwork and carousel horses in his artworks. A big-scale mural by Dave Pop! on the station greets guests to town and his distinctive fashion may be seen round city.
A former Chocolatier, Dave’s first solo present ‘Fantastic Darling’ happened on the Brush Gallery, Brighton. He has exhibited on the Theatre Royal and Brighton Palace Pier.
Dave stated: “I selected merpeople for my satisfaction label design as a result of they’re good for my saucy seaside fashion of artwork, and in addition there are tattoo parlours on each nook in Brighton! And ‘Cheers Queers’ was an apparent option to have a good time the great variety of Pleasure!”