Posts Tagged With photomontage

Lester Beall- Cross Out Slums Poster

The United States Housing Authority asked Lester Beall to create a project. The association was also created by President Roosevelt in the 1930’s. The purpose of the United States Housing Authority was created to loan money to states for low cost construction. During this time Beall created the infamous poster titled Cross Out Slums. Beall…

Alvin Lustig Look Magazine

Alvin Lustig began his creative career in Los Angeles, California but became increasingly upset with what he thought was a scarcity of a creative community. This drove Alvin to move to New York City in 1944 to find a richer, deeper design community. While in New York, Alvin began working in the design department of…

Het boek van PTT

     My initial visual impressions of the book were that the drawings looked very basic and unsophisticated.  The figures of the people holding out their hands and attempting to touch appeared to be very basic sketches, like those drawn by kids.  However, the second aspect that caught my eye was the black bird.  The…