Anonymous

When a poster is unsigned it is often impossible to discover who designed it. Artists did not sign works for many reasons. Sometimes artists were employed by a printer or studio that wished to be acknowledged rather than their employee. Members of an organisation's publicity department designed other posters, and…

Jonathan Foss

Jonathan Foss was a 'young advertising designer' who joined the staff of the Air Ministry Publicity Branch 'just prior to the out-break of war as a "lay-out" man', leaving in late 1943 to work for the London Press Exchange. Foss's designs appear to particularly make use of 'sincere realism' through…

Robert Fidler

Company artist for Bob Martin, Ltd., a factory in Southport, who provided paintings for the canteen walls, and adjusted some paintings as posters. Art and Industry noted that 'dogs naturally play a prominent part in each of his pictures'. Information collated from: Dodd, J.W., 'Art in Modern Industry',¬†Art and Industry,…
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