Tuesday, March 1, 2016

1950s Record Album Designer Saul Mandel

Abstract Design Dominates Advertising, Products and Design in the 1950s 

As a Contemporary Mixed Media artist inspired by Mid Century design, I have been studying designers of 1950s record albums. This 1950s Igor Stravinsky album cover designed by Saul Mandel is a great example of the growing interest in abstract design during the Atomic age and the use of   popular 1950s colors of turquoise, corals, aquas, turquoise and grays.

C. Dianne Zweig is the author of Hot Kitchen & Home Collectibles of the 30s, 40s, 50s and Hot Cottage Collectibles for Vintage Style Homes. She is also the Editor of I Antique Online an actively growing internet based resource community for people who buy, sell or collect antiques, collectibles and art. You can find Dianne’s fabulous retro and vintage kitchen, home and cottage collectibles at The Collinsville Antiques Company of New Hartford, CT, a 22,000 feet antique emporium with an in-house retro café. To read more articles by C. Dianne Zweig click on this link: C. Dianne Zweig’s Blog Kitsch ‘n Stuff Email me at dianne@cdiannezweig.com Visit my website, CDianneZweig.com Dianne is a member of: The American Society of Journalists and Authors The Society of Professional Journalists

1 comment:

  1. There were many fantastic album cover designs and I find myself buying them for their artistic punch. I really dislike seeing them heading to the landfills, but wonder if others see their beauty so thanks for the affirmation.