Locations France

Interview with David Bownes



David Bownes discusses the origins and impact of poster design in Europe. He focuses on early graphic posters, the techniques used for wartime recruitment campaigns, propaganda and the influential role played by London Underground in progressive poster design.   

David Bownes is the director of Twentieth Century Posters Ltd and the author of several books about British commercial art and transport history. He was previously Director of Collections at the National Army Museum (London), and the Head Curator of London Transport Museum.