Educated at Bradford College of Art and Camberwell School of Art, he worked mostly in London from the interwar period specialising in travel posters. His clients included the Empire Marketing Board. London Transport and its predecessors.
The London & North Eastern, Great Western and London, Midland and Scottish Railways, and the Orient and Cunard Lincolnshire.
In 1942 he joined the War Office as assistant to Abram Games where he produced eleven posters, including a series Your Britain, Fight for it Now. His work was characterised by bold shapes and colours.