The not so Great Gatsby

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World War II -era Finnish-language Soviet propaganda poster against Marshal C.G.E. Mannerheim.
Text: “Executioner Mannerheim. 1910: The bloodied ploughboy of Emperor Nikolai II. 1918: The murderer of tens of thousands workers, the butcher of the Finnish people. 1939: The gold Mannerheim got from the blood of Finnish workers and peasants. 1940: The minion of English bankers, provocator of an anti-Soviet war.”

historyinposters:

World War II -era Finnish-language Soviet propaganda poster against Marshal C.G.E. Mannerheim.

Text: “Executioner Mannerheim. 1910: The bloodied ploughboy of Emperor Nikolai II. 1918: The murderer of tens of thousands workers, the butcher of the Finnish people. 1939: The gold Mannerheim got from the blood of Finnish workers and peasants. 1940: The minion of English bankers, provocator of an anti-Soviet war.”

ted:

Charles Eames was a design world tour de force. Working with his wife, Ray, he championed systems design before such a thing even had a name, and they delighted in working across media, shooting films, manufacturing furniture, designing houses, and training clowns. You know. The usual.

Above, you can see some of his iconic chairs. 

Back in 2007, the Eames’ grandson took us on a whistlestop tour of just some of their achievements. It’s a pretty fascinating look at their process.

WATCH: The design genius of Charles and Ray Eames »

(via post-cro-magnon-conundrum)