Thank you for visiting our blog! We’re super excited to start posting about the many unique decorated cookies that we make for our customers as well as any fun baking finds that we stumble upon. I thought it would be appropriate that my first post was about the company that helped me actually create this blog – Bella Cosa Design. In addition to their creative (and technical) expertise, they also offered to design new images for our custom decorated cookies. Their style is a perfect match for our brand so I jumped at the opportunity.
While I will eventually post about all the cookie designs they made for our gourmet decorated cookies, there was one design that really caught my eye. It read “Keep Calm and Eat a Cookie.” Fantastic! I can imagine so many occasions where unique decorated cookies like this would be appropriate. I’ve always liked the “Keep Calm and Carry On” logo that I’ve seen on posters and t-shirts, but I never thought of doing a different spin for a cookie.
It also made me wonder about the history of this commonly-used design (and if I had the rights to use the image). After a little research on Wikipedia, I found the original “Keep Calm and Carry On” poster was produced by the British government in 1939 during the beginning of World War II, but it was never used. It resurrected in 2000 and is now part of the Public Domain which means it has no copyright. This is great news for us because now we can keep calm and eat our cookies too.