His vision of the future was heavily influenced by the Art Deco movement - check out his use of vivid colours, geometric patterns, sweeping curves and streamlined design - it's classic Art Deco Style.
He described his works as "halfway between science fiction and designs for modern living."
He could easily be considered a 'concept car' designer by today's automobile design standards.
I love his sense of aesthetic - his depictions are incredibly moody, a bit dark and apocalyptic, but juxtaposed with a more promising, hopeful sense of the future.
And I especially love the sleek, sexy lines, so indicative of the Art Deco style.
All images copyright 2003, Lost Highways Archive & Research Library, used with permission. From the exhibition RADEBAUGH: THE FUTURE WE WERE PROMISED.
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