Toby Mott’s “Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976–80”

With a punk memorabilia collection that stretched 40 years, Toby Mott was the right person to dive in and pick out 450 items from “well-known and obscure bands, designers, venues and political groups” for the new book “Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976–80.” It’s Nice That’s Rebecca Fulleylove interviewed Mott, who says that punk was “like an explosion in the dull conformity we were used to” and that it was (and is) much more than spiky hair and music; “it’s about freedom.” The book aims to show not just the obvious aspects of the movement, but also how incredibly creative it really was. Read more at It’s Nice That.