General Dynamics - Exploring the Universe - Nuclear Fusion, 1955

Nitsche, Erik poster: General Dynamics - Exploring the Universe - Nuclear Fusion

Compressed multi-colored bands provide a visual metaphor for nuclear fusion in this poster for General Dynamics. It was designed by a Erik Nitsche, a promising young Swiss graphic designer who moved to the US in 1934, making his name designing hundreds of album covers for Decca. In 1955 he became the Art Director for General Dynamics, a leading multi-division technology firm most famous for building the first nuclear submarine. There, Nitsche created several spectacular series of posters promoting the conglomerate’s various disciplines.

Nitsche, Erik

35.2 x 50.2 inches (89 x 128 cm)

Lithograph

Inventory #SWL18749

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1950s
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