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50 Inspiring Vintage Advertisements

50 Inspiring Vintage Advertisements
Like many others I find myself captivated with vintage advertising. There have been numerous articles, blog posts and websites dedicated to the subject and I just can’t seem to get enough. Specifically, it is the advertising of the 50′s and 60′s that is most aesthetically pleasing to me. The following are 50 of my personal favorites. Western Electric [Source] Volkswagen [Source] Sony [Source] Lightolier [Source] Campbell’s [Source] Molson’s Golden Ale [Source] Monroe [Source] Burroughs Corporation [Source] Bigelow Carpet [Source] Ford Fairlane [Source} Ronrico [Source] [Source] International Transtar-400 [Source] Lustre Creme [Source] [Source] Ozite Carpet Tiles [Source] Corvette [Source] Dobbs [Source] Eve Filter Cigarettes [Source] Air Canada [Source] Wild Westerns [Source] Pabst Blue Ribbon [Source] Pontiac Bolero [Source] Smirnoff [Source] Motorola [Source] [Source] Budweiser [Source] Ouija Board [Source] Frigidaire [Source] Churchman’s No. 1 [Source] Kenmore Dryer [Source] International De Luxe Delivery Trucks [Source] Levis [Source] [Source]

Design Inspiration - Posters | Photoshop Tutorials This article will get your desiging juices flowing, Part 1 in a series of design inspiration articles, this one will look at modern and old posters, I have hand picked the ones that I believe are the best at giving you ideas, they have certainly given me some, 1 – As The World My Eyes See 2 – Design Is… 3 – Do Not Copy, Create Something New 4 – Graphic Design Is About… 5 – Error 404 6 – Coming Soon 7 – Technix 8 – Ink And Water Don’t Mix 9 – Past 10 – Love… 11 – Playful 12 – Retro 13 – Stay Fresh 14 – Typography 15 – What Is Graphic Design? 16 – Solid Gold Bomb 17 – Wall-E 18 – Gill Sans 19 – Formality 20 – Design Culture And there you go, I hope you all have enjoyed looking at this collection of posters and that you are now in the mood to go and get some cool designs done, Part 2 will be design inspiring websites, so make sure you sign up to the so that you don’t miss it.

60 Concert Posters From Ten Amazing Artists | Monday Inspiration Advertisement When scouring the design field, searching for stand-out artistic expression and fluid composition, one area that should always catch the eye, is poster design. Moreover, concert poster design, which has produced some truly revolutionary artists and works for generations now, should be paid particular attention to. Fluidity of design is especially key in poster layouts, as there is a finite space, and numerous points to capture and pass along within these confines. The designer must encapsulate not only the band’s attitude and tone with the work, but also impart the feel of the album or tour that the poster is announcing. So many shining examples of this exist in the art community, and in this episode of Monday Inspiration we present 60 inspiring concert poster designs from 10 amazing artists. Emek Emek1 is an awe-inspiring artist with a natural depth and vibrance to his work. Mike Klay Mike Klay2 is a stellar stand-out in the field of concert poster design. Jim Phillips

Font-Bots T-Shirts available at Chop Shop Personal Project Classic Film Posters Re-interpreted! I stumbled upon some gorgeous graphic work that I absolutely have to share. Cosh Gallery in London has a show on right now called “Now Showing”. “40+ Creatives were given the task of creating their own interpretation of a Cult, Classic or Obscure film poster from the past, whether it be a literal or abstract solution. Hellovon, Non Format, Marian Bantjes, Tomer Hanuka, and Pure Evil are among the artists showing. See a whole bunch more after the jump!

Todd Lamb Notes From Chris Gallery Welcome to the “ Notes From Chris” gallery. These are notes that I post around New York City from a mysterious man named Chris. Chris wants to do tedious things with people. 100 Illustrated Horror Film Posters: Part 2 A few days ago I posted 100 Illustrated Horror Film Posters: Part 1 to get myself, and hopefully others, in the Halloween spirit. Much to my delight the post was a smashing success! Big thanks to everyone who helped spread the word on that article. As promised here is the second half of the horror and sci-fi illustrated posters collection. Though a lot of these movies are not exactly masterful cinematic achievements, at least they sport some pretty kick ass poster art – so it’s not a complete loss. Happy Halloween everybody! Escape From New York The Dead Are Alive Critters Scream and Scream Again Creepshow And Now the Screaming Starts Re-Animator The Jaws of Death Vicious Lips Beyond The Time Barrier Maniac Journey to the Far Side of the Sun The Crater Lake Monster Demons The Land That Time Forgot Tomb of Ligeria Galaxina Frankenstein Bunny Lake Is Missing Invasion of the Saucer-Men The Legacy The Bees Chopping Mall The People That Time Forgot Meatcleaver Massacre The Giant Claw The Wicker Man King Kong Dorian Gray

125 Concert Posters | Get the FlatPix UI Kit for only $7 - Learn More or Buy Now Keeping with the last post of Album Artwork, I decided to look no further then Concert Posters. Concert posters have been around for years and years, propaganda of the music industry. Young determined designers to respected professional designers have given their all to create these posters. I have been collecting these posters for a few years now, my main source has been Gig Posters. There are a few different styles, and different artists, both music and design related.