Operating near the site of a former conduit of the Brooklyn Waterworks that brought water from Long Island to the Ridgewood Reservoir, Aqueduct Racetrack opened on September 27, 1894 by the Queens County Jockey Club.
A rare, full German set of 5 panels.
A figure of much controversy, Joe Camel originally made headlines in January of 1980 when the Chambre Correctionelle de Paris ruled that the design violated French law, allowing only the package or its trademark to be shown but no one physically smoking. Years later, he would again figure in the news when a war was… Learn more ›
These colorful and elegant peacocks, at once both integrated into and decorously separate from their lush surroundings, amply demonstrate Müller’s natural flair for complex yet harmonious design.
A coastal town in south eastern France, Ciotat lies equidistant between Marseille and Toulon. Renowned as the city chosen as home by the Lumiere family, and the subject of their (and the world’s) first motion picture, L’Arrivée d’un train en gare de La Ciotat . The Lumiere estate was sold to developers in 1925 and… Learn more ›
In the period between the wars, Roger Broders was the finest designer of French travel posters. Many, including many of his best, were for the French railways-in fact, the majority of them were for a single company: the Paris-Lyon-Mediterranee. “Broders loved to include his family in little ways in certain posters” (Broders p. 11). The… Learn more ›
This is Savignac’s most celebrated poster; its importance to his career is made clear in the first words of his autobiography: “I was born as the age of 41, weaned on the udder of the Monsavon cow.” The design lets us know in no uncertain terms that this Procter & Gamble soap is made with… Learn more ›
Glamorous and modern, this Chanel campaign and others for Yves Saint Laurent, and Guerlain were small and only a handful of unused posters exist
Glamorous and modern, this Chanel campaign and others for Yves Saint Laurent, and Guerlain were small. Only a handful of unused posters exist.
This Chanel bag campaign and the others for Chanel sunglasses, Yves Saint Laurent and Guerlain were small and only a handful of posters remain.
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 ›