American Art Deco/WWII “Commercial Modern”
1. List the 2 streams of design styles from Europe that influenced
1930’s – 40’s American design.
2. Who are Mehemed Agha and Cipe Pineles?
3. How did the Nazi government attempt to define and control German culture?
4. Describe a typical pulp magazine cover. Who is the intended audience?
5. What kinds of media and typography did the Nazis use to achieve their goals?
6. What are the visual elements of WWII posters used by the Allies?
#2: Short Essay View the “Lester Beall” PDF and answer this question (just one paragraph).
Who is Lester Beall and what are the visual elements of his style?