Gianni - Sligo

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Edition: Open

Paper Stock: Permajet Portrait Rag 285gsm 

Size: 400mm x 400mm 

County Sligo, in Connacht, sits on Ireland’s Atlantic coast. The county is famous for the iconic and beautiful Benbulbin, which is said to be Ireland’s only table mountain. Formed during the ice age, Benbulbin takes its name from ‘Binn Ghulbain’, ‘binn’ meaning mountain and ‘ghulbain’ meaning beak. Sligo’s beauty doesn’t stop inland, with its beaches and surf forming much of its modern identity. In fact shells have always played a part in Sligo’s identity, Sligo or ‘Sligeach’ in Irish, means ‘abounding in shells’. This flag shows a single white shell, sitting on a solid black background. The shell also contains a sunset, a nod to the sun dropping west behind Benbulbin.


Dubliner Gianni Clifford is an award winning designer with a host of experience in both Product and Graphic Design. Gianni's experience ranges from working in-house on enterprise tech to founding his own small start-up. Gianni sees side projects as a fundamental method for designers to continue to grow, learn and develop their skill set. In the past Gianni has enjoyed collaborations with the likes of Google and Universal Pictures, he has featured on It's Nice That, AIGA and Interface Lovers. Currently Gianni is pushing the boundaries of what a side project can be with his project;: Dublin Bricks.