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Apparently the car in the ad above exhibits some facets of the car design work he did.  His futurist art is AMAZING.

He's going to receive a lifetime achievement award soon too!



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Shoe House "Müller"
Eisengasse 10, Basel, Switzerland
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I absolutely love the artwork in this series.




The African cruise one is particularly interesting, considering how little you hear about cruises around Africa these days.  And TWO MONTHS, good lord.




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Budd was the other passenger car builder and known for their fluted stainless steel trains and domes. Their ads were simple, clean, and artistic.



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the abstract terminal building, the row of shadowy passengers boarding, the implied red carpet, the wonderful obsession with jet propulsion, the font for "jet" - this is one of my favorite ads
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This absolutely gorgeous ad is actually just about a magical belt that prevents seasicknessSee him shaking his tiny fist defiantly at the sea, as he struggles not to turn as green as the sky?  But hey, it won a gold medal at the Torino 1898 Exposition and he's definitely my kind of hunky.

The artist is Adolfo Hohenstein (1854-1928), considered the "father of Italian poster art".  Every one of his poster ads should be shared here, but there are too many.
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De Beers Consolidated Mines, 1950s ads

RAOUL DUFY



PIERRE INO




SALVADOR DALI



NINE MORE! )


And the beginnings of "A Diamond is Forever" ad campaign.
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Some truly amazing artwork from our friends at New Departure Ball Bearings

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