Lend us a Ziggy: Brixton Currency

Love, love this… Independent shops in Brixton have got together to create their own currency to increase productivity in the district. Are these the coolest bank notes ever or what? Full article over at Creative Review.

“The Brixton pound, which launched as the UK’s first urban local currency in 2009, has been redesigned featuring images of four notable cultural figures from the area…

The currency (known as the B£) is designed to help support local businesses and encourage trade in the area. It is used largely by independent shops in the SW2 and SW9 postcodes in south London.”

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