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Archive for the ‘Retro Advertising’ Category

  • Retro style manuals for the future

    • 3342 Views • Art, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Retro style manuals for the future

    These have been kicking around on the internet for a while, but we thought we’d share them. French Graphic Artist Stephane Massa-Bidal designs what it might of looked like if websites such as Facebook and Twitter were created years ago and came with...

  • Rolly Crump – Disney goes Beatnik

    • 6937 Views • 1960s, Art, Ephemera, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Rolly Crump – Disney goes Beatnik

    Rolly Crump is best known for his design and artwork for Disney. In September 2004 he was presented with the prestigious Disney Legends Award for his extensive work for the company. Back in 1960 he illustrated satirical style posters for the the Esoteric...

  • 7UP Retro Billboard Posters

    • 7668 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on 7UP Retro Billboard Posters

    This post does exactly what it says on the can – see what we did there? Here we have a bright and psychedelic selection of Sixties and Seventies Billboard adverts for the fizzy drink ...

  • Super Bad K-Tel records – 1970s TV Commercials

    • 4742 Views • 1970s, Music, Retro Advertising, VinylComments Off on Super Bad K-Tel records – 1970s TV Commercials

    Outasight adverts for the car boot classic albums Super Bad and Super bad is back. These television ads for these K-Tel soul compilations feature Joe Simon, Millie Jackson and an Isaac Hayes Lookalike...

  • 40 Vintage European Posters

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    Mixed bag of cool and colourful vintage advertising posters from around Europe. This selection of 40 posters includes adverts for the Lotto, Televisions,Vespa,Singer Sewing Machine,Bally Shoes, Cars and more. – Jetez un coup d’oeil...

  • Inflight Entertainment

    • 7517 Views • 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Inflight Entertainment

    Fasten your seat belts and get set to fly through some Airline related adverts from the golden age of advertising from the sixties and seventies...

  • Cold as ice – Retro Lolly and Ice Cream Adverts

    • 14222 Views • 1960s, 1970s, 1980s, Food, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Cold as ice – Retro Lolly and Ice Cream Adverts

    If you’re somewhere in the world where it’s hot and the sun is shining and you need to cool down, then take a look at these groovy ice cream and lolly related adverts that are straight from the retro fridge. Included in our icey picks are...

  • Super Fly Seventies Fashion From The Flagg Bros

    • 22405 Views • 1970s, Fashion, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Super Fly Seventies Fashion From The Flagg Bros

    Retrospace Blog has some superb scans of a 1970s Flagg Bros catalogue. Take a browse through the Flared trousers, Platform shoes and super fly suits in their catalogue. As the Flagg bros say “One good thing leads to another&#...

  • James Brown -The Godfather of Adverts

    • 5669 Views • 1970s, Music, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on James Brown -The Godfather of Adverts

    When he wasn’t taking it to the bridge or getting on up like a sex machine, The hardest working man in show business James Brown managed to squeeze in a few ads into his busy schedule. Here’s the Godfather of soul endorsing Coca cola, Falstaff...

  • Shop Around – 1976 Argos Catalogue

    • 15474 Views • 1970s, Ephemera, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Shop Around – 1976 Argos Catalogue

    Argos established itself as a British catalogue retailer in 1973, after Green Shield stamps founder Richard Tompkins thought of the idea while on a Greek holiday in the city of (Yep, you guessed it) Argos. Here we go back to the super seventies and take a...