Description “One of the fundamental premises of art nouveau was to look for inspiration in nature, and in THE FLOWERS set Mucha produced one of the best arguments for it. The four ethereal sprites represent The Lily [shown here], The Iris, The Rose, and The Carnation, respectively, and it is a clear case of Beauty… Learn more ›
“One of the fundamental premises of art nouveau was to look for inspiration in nature, and in THE FLOWERS set Mucha produced one of the best arguments for it. The four ethereal sprites represent The Lily, The Iris [shown here], The Rose, and The Carnation, respectively, and it is a clear case of Beauty celebrating… Learn more ›
Paddlewheel boats have been operated on Lake Como since the 1820s. The Como went into service in 1874, officially designated as a Salon Paddle Steamer. She was demolished in 1953. Although this poster dates from the turn-of-the-century, it has a bold design and a style that belies its early date. The image on this poster… Learn more ›
An elegant 1926 study in contrasting graphic styles. Charles Loupot’s nibbler– all geometric contours, smudged tones, and Modigliani neck– becomes a fantasy of taste above and beyond the chocolate bar wrapper.
Located near the Spanish border in the Pyrenees, Font-Romeu is one of the oldest ski resorts in France. Here, the side of the iconic Grand Hotel stands amongst the mountains in the background of this design celebrating all things wintersports.
This directly erotic, Modernist advertisement for Red-White Muratti cigarettes arrives via the hand of Jupp Wiertz, a noted posterist in inter-war Germany.
An outstanding Deco design for Roler’s bicycles that catches the cyclist’s speed and quickens the viewer’s pulse. Rare.
The leading name in luxury wristwatches, Rolex has been the preeminent symbol of performance and prestige for over a century.” That’s how the company describes itself on its website. And without a doubt it’s true. However, it does sound a bit stuffy, doesn’t it? Once more it’s Leupin to the rescue. Seeing as their logo… Learn more ›