Looser’s sophisticated, quintessentially fashion style of drawing got, well, looser, freer and bolder as the years went by. In 1957 he executed a series of designs for PKZ, masterfully drawn and focused on utter pictures of urbanity, such as this shadowy, glamorous couple. A native of Zurich, in 1945 he started his own atelier there,… Learn more ›
One of Renault’s most unique creations, the Shooting Star was the company’s first and only attempt at a land speed record car powered by gas turbine technology. Although production started in 1954, it wasn’t until two years later that it got a proper test run when it was brought to Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. … Learn more ›
This is one of the more than fifty posters that Vincent produced for the Paris department store during the 1920s and ’30s. Here, in order to promote a Spring Sale of children’s clothing, two grade school flappers look on in somewhat bemused dismay as their fluffy white toy puppy/polar bear/bunny knocks over their brand new… Learn more ›
Part of the 1968 Olympiad’s Artistic Series, this uncredited design creates a pinwheeling fireworks display by freeing the traditionally interlocked rings one from the other, allowing them to blaze on their own with a pyrotechnicality reflective of the athleticism they conjointly represent.
Roger Escoffon (1910 – 1983) was a French designer of types, graphics, and posters, best known for his work for Air France. Escoffon received the commission for the Concorde poster in 1976.