This delightful, if eerie, promotional piece for Italian Bayer products from the 1940s is a rather graphic depiction.
Two great New York City awnings—CBGB and Modell—one gone and the other almost gone.
Steven Heller talks with Rudy VanderLans about his most recent photo book, "Still Lifes, U.S.A."
In 1960, a Cuban food brand printed a souvenir album that encouraged customers to buy cards chronicling the seven bloody years of the Cuban revolution.
Federico Seneca (1891–1976) was among the most innovative Italian advertising graphic designers.
In 1950, "Il Borghese" was established by the editor, designer and humorist Leopoldo Longanesi.
These stamps have a spirited quality that belies the fact that the Italian Fascist government would just as soon stamp out resistance as tuberculosis.
There are not many copies of the newly printed facsimile edition of Fortunato Depero's "Bolted Book" left for sale. But "act now" and you may be lucky.
While in Rome I purchased a "lapinopedia" illustrated by the mysterious paintings and hieroglyphs of Luigi Serafini, titled Il coniglio d'oro.
Italian cigarette packaging has long had tremendous allure, and the advertising is not just smoke and mirrors.