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Archive for the ‘Poster’ Category

  • Messin’ Around – Keep Britain Tidy

    • 3716 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, Poster, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Messin’ Around – Keep Britain Tidy

    We like a tidy office here at VoEA and we also hate litter bugs. Ooh yes we do. So now we’ll cast our eyes back to somewhere around 1973 and the then campaign by the good people at Keep Britain Tidy. An organisation that was first established back in...

  • Super Seventies Japanese Film Posters

    • 20453 Views • 1970s, Film, PosterComments Off on Super Seventies Japanese Film Posters

    Here we have the long awaited sequel to our Swinging sixties Japanese film posters feature. This time we head back to the seventies and focus on Western movie posters recreated for the general public in Japan. Now take a seat, grab your overpriced...

  • Flight of your Life – Pan Am Posters

    • 16040 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Ephemera, PosterComments Off on Flight of your Life – Pan Am Posters

    Pan American World Airlines or Pan Am as they were known throughout the World was from 1927 through to 1991 the largest airline in the States and also the unofficial flag carrier for the US. During their existence they were pioneers within the industry...

  • Frank McCarthy’s Movie Poster Magic

    • 1834 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Film, PosterComments Off on Frank McCarthy’s Movie Poster Magic

    In another of our occasional posts on little-known artists who created very well-known film posters we take a brief look at the life and art of Frank McCarthy a man you quite possibly have never heard of but, if you have even a passing interest in movies (and...

  • Swinging Sixties Japanese Film Posters

    • 4478 Views • 1960s, Art, Film, Poster1 Comment

    When it comes to reinterpreting ideas and still coming up with something seemingly new and original the Japanese take a lot of beating and here for your perusal is a great case in point. Western movie posters from the 1960s repackaged for the Japanese market...

  • George Akimoto – Film Poster Guru

    • 9213 Views • 1970s, Art, Film, PosterComments Off on George Akimoto – Film Poster Guru

    George Akimoto made his name as a film poster and aviation artist but not without first experiencing a period of internment at the hands of his own American government, following the Pearl Harbour attacks of 1941, when he was effectively imprisoned because of...

  • Taken To The Cleaners

    • 6527 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Architecture, PosterComments Off on Taken To The Cleaners

    Like the contents of the average laundry basket, this post is a real assortment as we have rummaged to find pictures from the past and present. Here we take a look at some signs, posters and window stickers from laundrettes and dry cleaners that time forgot....

  • Montreux Jazz Festival Posters 1967-1977

    • 14131 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Music, Poster, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Montreux Jazz Festival Posters 1967-1977

    Previously we’ve visited the Montreal Jazz festival, now we nod our heads, stroke our chins and head to Switzerland to check out ten years worth of posters from the second largest Jazz festival in the world – Montreux. The first annual festival...

  • Keiichi Tanaami – Japanese Pop Art Visionary

    • 14625 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, PosterComments Off on Keiichi Tanaami – Japanese Pop Art Visionary

    The massive impact of the latter days of the Second World War on the Japanese collective consciousness is marbled throughout their society in every single area. The early years of Keiiche Tanaami’s life are similarly inextricably linked to...

  • Leading the way, TWA – Retro Airline Posters

    • 12336 Views • 1950s, 1960s, Poster, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Leading the way, TWA – Retro Airline Posters

    They may not be around any longer but their posters remain in perpetuity for us all to admire. TWA, once the glamour-pusses of the airline world, were flying here, there and everywhere and their ad campaigns weren’t afraid to show it either. Even the...