Here’s a particularly perky cover from a 1950 issue of Graphis magazine, designed by Joseph Binder.
Abram Games designed this cover for a 1953 issue of Graphis magazine which had an extensive feature about his work, noting that he had produced over 160 published posters during his career to date. As ever, there’s a mastery of shape and space here that other 20th century designers found difficult to match
Maintaining the long tradition of British engineering excellence (ie. giving it a whack with a big hammer) is William Wilkes, 48, an ‘armature winder’ at London Transport’s Acton Works.
Tucking into the jam tart is Joyce Leversha, canteen attendant at Potters Bar bus garage. “Only 19, she has passed the Cooks’ Training Course, and when appointed to a vacancy she will be one of the youngest cooks in London Transport”.
Continuing our occasional series of cover stars from London Transport’s staff magazine, August 1947 featured Station-master VH McLeod, who had just been awarded an OBE after working at Piccadilly Circus for 21 years.
Two of John Hanna’s December issue covers for Country Fair magazine in 1957 and 1955.