This picture reminded me of my trip to Castle Howard a couple of years ago.
Always been fond of Aloysius.
‘One lazy day’
‘How do planes avoid the ash cloud?’
‘At first I was confused by what the doctor said’
‘I don’t want to die in my sleep’
(via Chris Thornley)
Love this guy’s work (English illustrator from Leeds).
Tom studied commercial art at Salford School of Art. During the 1930’s he was amongst the foremost poster artists of the period, producing much work for Shell-Mex and London Transport. His relationship with London Transport lasted over 50 years.
During WW2 he drew maps for the RAF and after the war continued to design posters, in 1954 he joined the teaching staff at the London College of Printing, later to become Head of Department. He helped to establish the first undergraduate courses in graphic design in Britain. Tom Eckersely was elected Royal Designer to Industry in 1961.
More from Tom Eckerlsey.
(via Cecy Meade @ flickr)
Love this lady’s stuff. Great illustrations.