Ludwig Hohlwein poster for Pelikan ink pen

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a rare 2-sheet poster by Ludwig Hohlwein for a Pelikan ink pen from the 1930s. The poster is part of our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale. Click here for the catalog and bidding registration.

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American railroad poster by Joseph Binder

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is a nice American railroad poster by Joseph Binder from the early 1950s. The poster is part of our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale

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Goodbye summer … welcome fall !

Goodbye summer … welcome fall !

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Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999

Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999

Swiss poster and advertising designer Herbert Leupin was born in Beinwil am See in 1919. Leupin studied in Basel (1932-1935) and Paris (1936-1937) before opening his own graphic design studio in 1939. He quickly emerged as one of the most important poster artists in Switzerland winning many awards in the annual “Best Swiss Posters” competition. Leupin is famous for his fresh, original and humorous illustrative style. His poster creations for Coca-Cola, Swissair, Rolex, Eptinger, and Knie – to name a few of his clients – are famous around the world. Many of his posters have become highly collectible items. Leupin created several hundred posters in his lifetime and has received important awards in Switzerland, Germany, and the United States. Since 1970, he worked mainly as a painter. He passed away in 1999.

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Apple Think Different Posters

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here is one of several Apple Think Different posters from our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale. Following Steve Jobs’ return to Apple in 1997, Apple launched a campaign aligning itself with the creativity of personalities and people that had made an impact on the 20th century. The “Think Different” phrase provided an opportunity to celebrate both the creativity of these people but also the distinctiveness of Apple in the computing world.

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Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970

Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970

50 years ago today, American musician Jimi Hendrix died after collapsing at a party in London. He was 27 years old. Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, but rose to fame in Britain with his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He was arguably one of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s and perhaps in the history of rock music.

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Today in History: Paul Rand born in 1914

Today in History: Paul Rand born in 1914

Paul Rand (born Peretz Rosenbaum; August 15, 1914 – November 26, 1996) was an American art director and graphic designer, best known for his corporate logo designs, including the logos for IBM, UPS, Enron, Morningstar, Inc., Westinghouse, ABC, and NeXT. He was one of the first American commercial artists to embrace and practice the Swiss Style of graphic design. Source: wikipedia.org.

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Today in History: Richard Paul Lohse born in 1902

Today in History: Richard Paul Lohse born in 1902

Richard Paul Lohse was born in Zürich in 1902.  In 1918, Lohse joined the advertising agency Max Dalang where he trained to be an advertising artist. In the 1930s, his work as a graphic artist and book designer put him among the pioneers of modern Swiss graphic design. In 1937 Lohse, with Leo Leuppi, co-founded Allianz, an association of Swiss modern artists. In 1953 he published the book “New Design in Exhibitions”, in 1958, he became co-editor of the magazine Neue Grafik/New Graphic Design. Important exhibitions and publications help the Swiss painter and graphic artist become and one of the main representatives of the concrete and constructive art movements of the 20thj century. Lohse died in Zürich in 1988.

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Today in History: Siegfried Odermatt born in 1926

Today in History: Siegfried Odermatt born in 1926

Siegfried Odermatt called himself a self-taught graphic designer. From 1943 to 1946 he was a freelance collaborator with the painter Hans Falk. Since 1968, he ran a design studio with Rosmarie Tissi. Both have a reputation as pioneers in graphic design. Odermatt has received numerous international distinctions and awards. On the occasion of their poster exhibition at the German Poster Museum in Essen Sigi and Rosmarie’s hand and footprints were marked in concrete. He designed the book Odermatt & Tissi, Graphic Design (1993), showcasing their work, and 100+3 Swiss Posters (1998), containing a selection from his comprehensive and excellent poster collection. Source: Alliance Graphique Internationale.

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Today is National Teddy Bear Day

Today is National Teddy Bear Day

National Teddy Bear Day is observed annually on September 9th.  We have all had a special cuddly teddy as a child.  Some of us still have our teddy bear from our childhood.  Whether or not you still have your childhood teddy, today is the perfect day to celebrate your childhood friend! The name Teddy Bear originated in 1902 after American President Theodore Roosevelt refused to shoot a bear cub while hunting in Mississippi.  This incident made national news and became a classic through Clifford Berryman’s cartoon of the event published in the Washington Post on November 16th, 1902. The cartoon inspired New York store owner Morris Michtom to create a new toy. Michtom wrote President Roosevelt to ask permission to name the new toy a “Teddy Bear.”

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