I know that the Union Jack has found a renewed interest in the U.K., appearing on apparel, home furnishings, accessories and even toilet seats. It has been interpreted  conventionally and it has also been interpreted with more artistic license.  Since the 1960’s, when it was used by punk musicians irreverently, the Union jack has always retained an ambiguous and pop art status that the U.S. flag has not.   I’m seeing that The Union Jack is making its way across the pond and people in the U.S. are having fun with it  as a pop art symbol  without all the political implications that have given rise to using it in the U.K. in the late 60’s. Here are some of the inspired end uses of the Union Jack symbol that I have seen. Enjoy!

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