Story: Graphic design

1950s graphic style

1950s graphic style

Dennis Beytagh was an accomplished practitioner of the 1950s graphic style. This National Publicity Studio poster was designed for London Underground stations to encourage people to visit New Zealand. Beytagh designed it as a simple combination of images, so commuters could study it at length while waiting for the train.

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Alexander Turnbull Library
Reference: Eph-E-TOURISM-1960-01
Poster by Dennis Beytagh

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How to cite this page:

Hamish Thompson, 'Graphic design - Graphic style to creating brands, 1950s to 1970s', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 September 2023)

Story by Hamish Thompson, published 22 Oct 2014