Tag Archives: poster art

Pack up let’s fly away

I have always been enamored with classic travel poster art. And there’s nothing better than the old school posters that were created for TWA in the 1950s and 1960s by David Klein.  

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Vintage is better

I recently ran across a treasure trove of vintage Japanese travel posters from the early 20th century. As you know, I’m a little bit obsessed with travel related advertising, but I think that early travel posters managed to do a … Continue reading

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A Year of Good Reading

January. A year of good reading ahead is a wonderful book poster from a large WPA collection from the Library of Congress. The series of posters was created by the Federal WPA during the 1930s.  

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Recreate Responsibly

Who knew that the National Park Service had a sense of humor. You can check-out some more clever posters on the official website.  

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New York Is Book Country

New York is Book Country (1985). Keith Haring (American, 1958-1990). Poster. Printer: Panorama Press, NY. Keith Haring created this exuberant book-lover’s poster for the New York Book Fair, which was held September 22, 1985, on the streets along 5th Avenue in … Continue reading

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I ❤ NY

You may not have known his name, but there is no doubt you’ve seen his work. Milton Glaser, one of the world’s most influential and pioneering graphic designers, died on June 26th, which was also his 91st birthday. The design … Continue reading

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Mostly Miscellaneous Monday

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been using this down time to plan some travels. One of the top destinations on my list for next spring is a return to Iceland. I’ve been many time over the years, but … Continue reading

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It’s a long way to Rome

 

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The Art of Travel Posters

The digital marketing agency, lacuna 5, has teamed up with artsupplies.co.uk to create a series of vintage-style travel posters inspired by famous artists from around the world. Before designing the posters they posed the question: “what would travel posters look … Continue reading

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Poster House

New Yorkers and tourists too can now visit a new museum entirely dedicated to the art of posters.The Poster House, located in Manhattan’s Chelsea district and which features an identity designed by Pentagram’s Paula Scher, will be the first museum of its … Continue reading

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