Robert Davison

Creative director, strategist, designer, educator, and speaker.

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Edith Stevens "Us Girls"

Print, environmental graphics

Role: Designer, Creative Director

Overview brochure highlighting the work of Edith Stevens, one of the first women cartoonists working at a major daily newspaper in the United States. Her strip, entitled “Us Girls,” debuted in the Boston Post and appeared almost continuously, 365 days a year, from 1929 until the early 1960s.

Us Girls reflected the fashion trends, hairstyles, and social manners of generations of women in a humorous, sometimes biting, but always accessible way. Her sketches held up the mirror to her readership with a sharp and comical delivery. Her warmth, wit, and humor resonated and Us Girls quickly built a multi-generational fan base that lasted decades.


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