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Modern Publicity 1959 – 60. Illustrated Mid century Art, Advertising and Graphics Part 1

November 5, 2014

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Welcome…. we’re off doing some vintage travelling accompanied by the Modern Publicity graphics and illustrations from the 1959-60 annual, grab your coat and join us.

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Lovely animal illustrations too.

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Some great textural posters here, I can only imagine how colour would have added to their overall eye-catching appeal.

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Clever use of the flying fish morphed into a plane in this Finland travel poster.

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Busy people everywhere and all rendered differently, it’s interesting to note just how many varied styles are being used at this time.

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You can find more posts and illustrations in this series by typing the words Modern Publicity into the search function on the right of this post. Don’t forget to share it and tell your friends about Fishink Blog. Thank you.

Jim Flora

Finally myself and the wonderful art of Jim Flora would like to wish you all a very safe Bonfire night too . Please don’t forget to look after your pets who might now be quite so excited about the prospect : )

4 Comments leave one →
  1. November 5, 2014 9:52 am

    They are all very friendly graphics there is no discord and they are happy, this is what always strikes me about the work of this time.

    • November 5, 2014 9:57 am

      Thanks Hazel, yes very positive and of a feel good nature. We need more of this in our daily advertising I feel : )

  2. November 5, 2014 10:10 am

    I agree with Hazel, they radiate simplicity and joy. I enjoyed the link to Jim Flora too.

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