If it weren’t for the Good War, there’d have been no Mad Men. Post-war American pride ignited a spending spree that swept the nation, and the surges of consumer culture can be traced through the pages of All-American Ads of the 40s. Taschen’s hardcover book traces the 1940s post-WWII America, through its ads and the world […]

1 Jul
Sophisticated Satire At Its Finest

I love Madison Avenue. Not the street that houses the bulk of the American advertising industry—I’m talking about the Sydney based designer Dan Flanagan. In a world where everything is available for purchasing, money is God, brands are religion and the consumer wears the diamond studded crown, Dan Flanagan is a sarcastic knight in shinny […]