Elliot Jay Stocks is a designer, speaker, and author. He is the Creative Director of Adobe Typekit, co-founder of lifestyle magazine Lagom, founder of typography magazine 8 Faces, and an electronic musician.

So what actually is the UK?

Posted on 19 September 2014 Comments

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In celebration of Scotland voting against independence, now seems like the perfect time to visualise something that frequently comes up in conversations with my American friends: what actually is the UK?

We Brits might laugh at Americans' confusion over the difference between England and Britain, but I've lost count of the amount of British people who think the UK is just another term for Britain. (Spoiler alert: it's not.)

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