Street artist's tiny people raise awareness of homelessness

Roy's people Big Issue

This street art project aims to highlight the plights of the magazine vendors

Launching in 1991, The Big Issue is a magazine sold by homeless and long-term unemployed people in the UK. Working with around 2000 individuals offering them the opportunity to earn a legitimate income, the magazine are very clear that their vendors are not beggars. We've featured them in our best magazine covers round-up and are avid supporters of their cause.

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Sammy Maine

Sammy Maine was a founding member of the Creative Bloq team way back in the early 2010s, working as a Commissioning Editor. Her interests cover graphic design in music and film, illustration and animation. Since departing, Sammy has written for The Guardian, VICE, The Independent & Metro, and currently co-edits the quarterly music journal Gold Flake Paint.