Walker Evans, Times Square / Broadway Composition, 1930, Gelatin silver print. Via Getty Open Content.
The Patiala Necklace, 1928. Created for Sir Bhupindra Singh, Maharajah of Patiala. 📷 N. Welsh, Collection Cartier, © Cartier
Henry Holmes Smith, Untitled, negative 1946; print 1972, Dye imbibition print. USA. © J. Paul Getty Trust. Gift of the Smith Family Trust
Eric de Coulon, artwork for Poster Revue, 1941. Museum für Gestaltung Zürich. ©Eric de Coulon.
Santos Dumont Wristwatch, 1912. Gold, one sapphire cabochon, leather strap. Tank wristwatch, 1920. Platinum, gold, one sapphire cabochon, leather strap. Cartier, Paris.
Jeanne Toussaint, jewellery design of a flamingo brooch, 1940. For Cartier. Commissioned by the Duchess of Windsor, Wallis Simpson.
Toussaint became director of Cartier’s luxury jewellery department in 1933. In a career spanning the decades, she designed and created some of the world’s most exquisite pieces. Source
Antonio Vitali, Fuchs 6, 1944. Rosewood. Vitali’s Sketchbook, n.d. Wippende, 1946. Via Museum für Gestaltung, Zhdk Zürich.
Donald Brun, advertising for Erika pudding, 1944. Museum für Gestaltung Zürich, Plakatsammlung.
Jacob van Hulsdonck, Still Life with Lemons, Oranges and a Pomegranate, 1620 - 1640. Via Getty Open Content
Otto Baumberger, artwork for Weck jar poster, 1913.
Rudolf Rempel, Inventor of vaccum sterilization in 1892, sold his patent to Johann Weck. The Weck jar with the rubber ring became one of the first brands in Germany, “einwecken” is an official german word for preservation since 1907. The ad sign shows the classic house wife in the 1930s, the strawberry logo is a classic. Nowadays the glass has a slow food revival.
Wooden fridge, 1920. Via Technoseum
Cesare Andreoni, Danzatrici Dancers, 1928. Italy. Via Wolfsonian–Florida International University,
The first refrigerator from german brand Bosch, 1933-36. Too small. Too expensive. Via Technoseum.
Advertising displays for the cigarette brand Ravenklau, 1932. Berlin.
The role models: lab assistant, switchboard operator, secretary, artist, test driver (!), hairdresser. ©Museum für Europäische Kulturen, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin. 📷 Ute Franz-Scarciglia