Sunday, 24 February 2013

Design Quarterly 35


Front and back of Design Quarterly 35. Published by the Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, 1956.

Friday, 22 February 2013

Jens Risom Armchair

From Design Quarterly No. 44 published by the Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, 1959.

Finn Juhl Sofa

From Design Quarterly No. 44 published by the Walker Art Centre, Minneapolis, 1959.

Monday, 18 February 2013

Leg Watching

From Tip Top magazine, December 1964.

Call the Fire Brigade

The world's smallest fire station.
From Picture Post, September 16th 1939.

Sunday, 17 February 2013

Horse Meat

Detail from a Fry's Sandwich Chocolate ad from Picture Post, September 16th 1939.

We vegetarians are currently having a good chuckle at the carnivores’ faux indignance at being served dead horse instead of dead cow as if the slaughter industry was previously a paragon of moral virtue.

Tuesday, 12 February 2013

Tip Top '64

Tip Top magazine, December 1964.

Gay Book '37

Gay Book magazine, December 1937. Art by Earle Bergey.

Monday, 11 February 2013

Dane Arden


From Escapade, November 1956.

Friday, 8 February 2013

Dealer of Destiny!

The Miracle, September 7th 1946.

Nylons and Cocoa

Ads from The Miracle, April 27th 1946.

Saturday, 2 February 2013

Tall Blonde

Detail from Red Star Weekly, August 7th 1946.

Red Star Weekly

Not, unfortunately, an organ of the revolutionary working class.
Red Star Weekly, August 7th 1946.