Watergate Bay travel poster and seaside print by Becky Bettesworth
Watergate Bay travel poster and seaside print by Becky Bettesworth... Watergate Bay is part of award winning Devon artist Becky Bettesworth's vintage seaside collection of travel posters and seaside prints. Her inspiration comes from living in the westcountry and her love of the classic travel posters of the 1930s. Watergate Bay is possibly as famous for its surfing as its visitors! Its location on the north coast of Cornwall and Atlantic waves makes for superb surfing conditions and extreme…
7 gorgeous travel posters to inspire you
Alex Asfour has taken inspiration from vintage travel posters for his latest project. Take a look at his great use of colours, typography and texture...
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Born in 1943, Peter Mitchell joined the Ministry of Transport as a trainee straight from school, but thought better of it and went to study art at Hornsey College of Art in north London instead, specialising in silk-screen printing. Then, in 1973, he travelled to Leeds to visit friends living in a squat in the city's northern suburb of Headingley, and chose to stay. "I set up a silk-screen studio in the basement of where I was living," he says. He has lived in Leeds ever since, and for most…
Haunting portrait of a vanishing world: Photographer captures desperate decline of 1970s Leeds as the old way of life slowly died
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