Artist - Edward Bawden
Edward Bawden, born 1903 in Braintree, Essex, died 1989. Designed posters and ephemera for the Underground Group and London Transport 1924-1952
- Educated; Cambridge School of Art; 1919-1922
- Educated; Royal College of Art; 1922-1925
Edward Bawden was a successful and prolific illustrator and graphic designer. His wide ranging commissions included designs for posters, press advertisements (including a series for LT), book illustrations, ceramic decorations, wallpaper and textiles. He also collaborated with his friends Eric Ravilious and Cyril Mahoney on mural designs for Morley College (1928-30), and later taught graphic design at the Royal College of Art (1930-40 and 1948-53). He was made a Royal Designer for Industry in 1948.