Meet The Artist Behind Zippo’s Epic Four Acre Art Collaboration: Ben Eine
January 24, 2018, London - London-based Ben Eine is known in the art world simply as ‘Eine’. A master of messages, Eine is famed for painting large, bright, colorful letters and phrases onto city streets across the globe, from Tokyo to Paris. Eine has since firmly established his own distinctive typographic style that is globally recognized and celebrated by a diverse fan base. Eine gained widespread recognition in 2010 when David Cameron gifted one of his paintings to Barack Obama. Today, Eine receives commissions from foreign governments and the likes of the Sheik of Abu Dhabi.

His work is showcased in prominent galleries across the world and he is a respected street art commentator recently featured in the documentary “Saving Banksy.” In recent years, Ben Eine has chosen to collaborate with a small selection of brands including Virgin Airlines, The Body Shop and now Zippo. With over 300,000 designs created since 1932, Zippo lighters have become an unconventional conduit for art. The Zippo X Ben Eine partnership is a celebration of art in all its forms.

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