“Colin realized at least three posters for the General Transatlantic Company, known throughout the entire world by the name ‘French Line.’ Here, the somber ship cleaving the shimmering waters is seen sailing through a transparent drape consisting of the French colors, a delightful way to remind [the viewer] of the nationality of this transport company”… Learn more ›
This police training film uses dramatizations of real life events to demonstrate the battle law enforcement faces with narcotics, most specifically barbiturates – also known as “goof balls” – and marijuana – also known as “tea”. It shows how to identify certain narcotics, identify the signs that someone is using, identify the signs of where… Learn more ›
Jean Carlu (1900–1997) a famous French graphic designer, specialized in posters. He was member of a family of architects; his brother Jacques Carlu, for example, designed the Palais de Chaillot in Paris. He made posters during World War II to promote an increase in American production.
These svelte, well-tanned dazzlers are a mere sampling of “the most beautiful women in the world” that while away their summers in sultry Monte-Carlo.
The son of a rich public notary, Maurice Biais was a socialite and a dandy on the Parisian scene, as well as a talented artist. In 1911, he married the performer Jane Avril, with whom he had a doomed, short-lived union. He designed numerous illustrations, graphics and posters including one for La Maison Moderne, for… Learn more ›
Duncan yo-yos hit the market in 1929 and quickly became an international sensation. Gid’s design, using only two colors, encapsulates the sheer joy of the toy through three intricate characters that are not only playing with yo-yos, but are embodiments of the toy itself. Their heads, each with one large eye, resemble yo-yos, and even… Learn more ›