Posts Tagged With 1920s graphic design

God’s Man

God’s Man is a wordless novel that was published in 1929 by the American artist Lynd Ward. This was also the first American wordless novel. This novel is made up entirely of woodcuts, and the novel also tells a story of an artist who signs away his soul for a magic paintbrush. When I first…

God’s Man

When I first glanced at Gods’ Man, the cover gave me true 20’s vibes with its retro font type and abstract approach. The font specifically reminded me of something from the Great Gatsby, and the cover art first made me think of Aubrey Beardsley; an artist who was known for his significance in the Art…

The Power of Print – and Men

  The Power of Print – and Men: A Retrospective Inquiry Robert A. Goettge   GD 203 (601) Dr. Deborah Littlejohn, Dr. Russel Flinchem North Carolina State University February 11, 2019   Where the latter end of Populism and the many new art movements inspired by the American progressive era of the early 20th century…

Walter Dorwin Teague

Biography Walter Dorwin Teague, the “Dean of Industrial Design,” was born in Decatur, Indiana in 1883. From a young age, Teague was well-known to be a jack-of-all-trades, and full of a creative, lively spirit. Thus, it was no surprise when he took off across the country in 1903 to go to New York, New York…