Content includes:
Trips in France
Advertising of Shell-Mex oil in England
“It’s a great success, the new Shell lubricating oil.”
Two Italian alphabets from the 16th and 17th centuries
The Marly Albums
A map of the Marly parc (18th century)
Sacred Humor from the Far East
From Tree to Book
Solarized photograph by Marcel Bovis.
Drawings by Mentally-Deficient Children
Painting by a Mentally-handicapped Child
Typographical Delirium
My Portraits
Ambroise Vollard
Sonnet. “Little Dancer” (Degas Drawings, Ambroise Vollard’s Collection)
Invitation to an exhibition of the Lewitt-Him works
The Graphics News
Drawing by Géa Augsbourg, from “Our World and Its People”
The Easter Island Tablets
In Foreign Magazines
A New Photocomposition Machine


Linked Information

Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 64, 1938
Arts et Metiers Graphiques, 64, 1938
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Gabriel sent me a link to his amazing Uruguayan Graphic Design Archive when I launched Design Reviewed. The content was so amazing, I ended up spending a good hour looking through the content and it has definitely made it to my bookmarks.
In the late 1960s, IBM was one of the world’s pre-eminent corporations, employing over 250,000 people in 100 countries. While Paul Rand’s creative genius has been well documented, the work of the IBM staff designers who executed his intent outlined in the IBM Design Guide has often gone unnoticed.

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Nikon commissioned Yusaku Kamekura to design numerous posters, packaging designs and advertisements for Nikon. His used abstract forms, an impactful use of colours, along with his skilful reduction of messaging.

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Advertisements from post-World War II Britain for British Aluminium Company. Designs by Abram Games, Tom Eckersley, FHK Henrion, Pat Keely, and James Hart, who collectively crafted over 100 four-color and 300 black-and-white advertisements.