Tag Archives: New York Worlds Fair 1939

A VINTAGE MOMA MOMENT

  Here is an art deco toaster. A what?! Yes, even rather workaday home appliances became a mission for the deco imperative. The proportions are exquisite, the metalwork is a joy, the decorative touches are as chic as a prize … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POSTERS PERTAINING TO THE MATERIALS OF WAR

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/canadian-collection-the-empires-strength-c.1940-canada.html When war becomes a subject, we tend to concentrate upon horrific violence, astounding machinery, political gamesmanship and lands left in ruin. The world of vintage war posters tends to celebrate a combatant’s power and virtue in the course of … Continue reading

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THE INIMITABLE L’ILLUSTRATION!

Whereas now we have the internet to put us into a state of dazzlement about the creative energies of the whole wide world, 75 years ago there was L’Illustration, the flagship of the French fleet of vehicles of visual impact.  

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