Tom Eckersley (1914-1997) was an English poster artist known for his use of bold, bright colors and simple block shapes. During WWII he was a cartographer for the Royal Air Force and created designs for the General Post Office. In 1948 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to poster design.

Tom Eckersley

Tom Eckersley (1914-1997) was an English poster artist known for his use of bold, bright colors and simple block shapes. During WWII he was a cartographer for the Royal Air Force and created designs for the General Post Office. In 1948 he was awarded the Order of the British Empire for his services to poster design.

Man needs rain forests too, screen printed poster depicting a stylised monkey, with orange hair and a blue face and hands, against a black background. The monkeys upper body fills much of the poster; one arm reached into some foliage, represented by 7 green leaf shapes, at the top of the image, and disappears off the picture plane, while his other hand points to the slogan which begins in the bottom third of the poster.

Man needs rain forests too, screen printed poster depicting a stylised monkey, with orange hair and a blue face and hands, against a black background. The monkeys upper body fills much of the poster; one arm reached into some foliage, represented by 7 green leaf shapes, at the top of the image, and disappears off the picture plane, while his other hand points to the slogan which begins in the bottom third of the poster.


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Tom Eckersley, 1986 Poster for World Wildlife Fund 25th Anniversary | #eckersley http://www.pinterest.com/richtapestry/retro-design/

Tom Eckersley, 1986 Poster for World Wildlife Fund 25th Anniversary | #eckersley http://www.pinterest.com/richtapestry/retro-design/

Tom Eckersley: Master of the Poster @ London College of Communication: TE_equus.jpg

Tom Eckersley: Master of the Poster @ London College of Communication

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Tom Eckersley Equus (Head of Dept @LCCLondon) @LouisaMQN via @tonyplcc

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Tom Eckersley, WWF [Worldwide Wildlife Fund] poster - 1990

Tom Eckersley, WWF [Worldwide Wildlife Fund] poster - 1990

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Tom Eckersley: Godfather of Modern Graphic Design

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