Tag Archives: Travel Posters

Mind The Gap

Those of you who visit this blog on a regular basis already know that I have an inordinate interest in travel posters, graphic design, and especially public transport system safety posters. So it will come as little surprise that I … Continue reading

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Greetings From Sh**Hole Island

In response to Tangerine Mussolini’s recent asinine comments about “shithole countries”, Haitian communications agency Parkour has created a marvelous, tongue-in-cheek ad campaign. Welcome to Sh**Hole Country uses beautiful landscape photographs of Haiti to poke fun at the bloated gas bag in the … Continue reading

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London to Cairo in 7 Days by Train

Throughout the 20th century European railway companies often incorporated route maps on their advertising posters. Due to size and design limitations, the cartographers involved in the map production often created distorted and geographically confusing maps. Still, the posters were attractive … Continue reading

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The Only Way To Fly

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Free Vintage Posters (no April Fools)

The website Free Vintage Posters offers free downloadable posters in many genres including travel, advertising, films, propaganda, food, liquor, events, and much more. There’s no catch; the images are free to use.

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Come to Sweden

Many thanks to TBTP follower Kerstin Martinson for the link to the new book of vintage travel posters titled “Come to Sweden”.

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The Art of Public Transit

During the last three decades, New York City’s Metropolitan Transport Authority (MTA) has commissioned hundreds of original art works for its far-flung network of stations. Now, the New York Society of Illustrators is celebrating some of the wonderful posters, mosaics, … Continue reading

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Start Planning Now

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory at the California Institute of Technology is searching for another Earth—and not a minute too soon. They’re also getting a jump on potential interplanetary tourism with a clever series of retro-styled exoplanet travel posters. It’s never … Continue reading

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