more vintage Japanese advertisements
The above ad from 1954, featuring a stylized black cat,* is one of Twenty-one More Ads from 1950s Japan posted by 50Watts. This curated group is a follow-up to an equally visually appealing post with more examples of colorful, illustrative, mid-century design from Japan.
(via 50Watts, some images found in book 1950: Japanese Graphic Design in the ’50s: The Designer Is Born, others from mega Japanese resource for scanned vintage magazine ads, Retromaniagogo)
*please leave a note if you have more info on origin of this design along with name of the designer behind this black cat with red eyes holding “Modanpasu” sign.