Tuesday, May 11, 2010

Simple Pleasures

The arrival of the first fresh spring veggies in the grocery store and farmer's market — always an occasion for celebration.

(lovely photo by Deirdre Rooney)

Belgian Graphic Design

België, de kust by Léo Marfurt, 1938

Hungry beary by Elisabeth Ivanovsky, 1956

Antwerpen by Lucien De Roeck, 1934

Belgian National Railways by Herman Verbaere, 1948

La libre Esthetique by Gisbert Combaz, 1899

Le Sillon by Fernand Toussaint, 1895

The Veerle blog has a great post celebrating Belgian graphic design — these are just a few of what they're featuring (along with nice mini bios of the illustrators and artists, too). Have a look at more beautiful vintage work on their site here. Via brainpicker.
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