Plus ça change

Summer Sales,digital surface pattern inspired by Horace Taylor’s 1926 poster,Emma Neuberg, 2011.Horace Taylor,  The Electric Railway Company,London, 1926This is British designer, Horace Taylor‘s poster (animated by Emma Neuberg) encouraging women in the suburbs to get into town via the London Underground and “buy British”! Taking a closer look at the ladies’ hats (especially the one on…

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Summer Lovin’

Erte, Paris, c.1929. In 1910-2, Erte or Romain de Tirtoff (his real name), moved to Paris to pursue a career as a designer.  He was 20. He made this decision despite strong objections from his father who wanted Romain to continue the family tradition and become a naval officer.  Romain assumed his pseudonym to avoid…

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