Founder of the Beckman College of Design in 1939, he was unquestionably Sweden’s leading figure in commercial art. As both a patriot and socially conscious entrepreneur, his wide spectrum of clientele from both public and private sectors, made him a cultural icon. The current ad promotes ABA, Swedens first airline company founded in 1924, and
Exquisitely chiseled details of reflectance and shading offer near photographic precision to a wonderfully textured backdrop. This fashionable Swiss watch company began in 1853 and was originally called “G.T.” after its founder, Gédéon Thommen. It was not until 1936 and well after his death that it was renamed, “Revue”.
Equally serene as surreal, this unmatched master of interpretive arts targets his own homeland with a light touristic message. Quaint architecture in the background identifies common scenery, while the glowing Orbis Terrarum of earthly dominion finds highlighted geography in yellow. Once again, when it comes to surreal appeal, the Dutch have it all in spades.
MANY PEOPLE ENRICH THEIR LIVES THROUGH EDUCATION…. THE POSTERBOOK’S POETIC STYLE AND SUBSTANCE COMBINES BIOGRAPHICAL DETAILS REGARDING THE LIVES OF ARTISTS AND THE COMPANIES THAT HIRED THEIR ABSTRACT GENIUS FOR POPULAR PRODUCT CAMPAIGNS. AIRLINES SUCH AS AIR FRANCE OR PAN AM WERE FAMOUS FOR THEIR ART. A.M. CASSANDRE WAS ONE OF SUCH GENIUS OF THE