Tag Archives: Frank McIntosh

A FORGOTTEN FORTUNE, APPEARING IN FORTUNE MAGAZINE

After years of sustaining a series of vintage design displays, we’re returning to the first instance (posted back on November 4,2014). But here we’re not about the witty and dazzling deco cover and the fascinating, quirky business concerns (such as … Continue reading

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THE POWERS OF SOLITUDE IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

The bountiful graphic instalment of lithographic marketing tends to be a blazingly public affair. Much of the stream of vignettes to that effect involves figures more or less directly addressing the public concerning the virtues of the product or service. … Continue reading

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PLAYING FAVORITES: POSTERS WE CAN’T FORGET!

Through the years there have been graphics that, for various reasons, have touched us with unusual force. Most of them are long gone; but they still linger in our memory and, thereby, still help us along. The Belgian moto shown … Continue reading

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WE WANT THE TROPICS, AND WE WANT THEM NOW!

I know there actually people who love grey, wet, cold weather (something about being able to sleep). But when Toronto’s weather becomes as dispiriting as its sports teams, I, for one, turn my back on it and soak up real … Continue reading

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