These fantastic illustrations come from a 1951 book recording the design and building of the Festival Hall on the South Bank in London. Talk about mid-century modern!
Five illustrators are credited with work on the book - designed overall by the remarkable F H K Henrion. These images, with their slightly comical figures, look most like the work of Gordon Cullen though.
Royal Festival Hall published by Max Parrish for the London County Council.
And now, without further ado, here are some amazing Yusaka Kamekura posters. Kamekura was one of the pioneers of Japanese graphic design. He was at the forefront in promoting graphic design as an essential factor of modern society, culture, and art.