Aug 25, 2014

Vintage Summer Beach Ads

California Beach Life, 1970's.

There's still a few weeks left of summer - at least in the northern hemisphere.

Here's an assorted collection of beachy summer advertising from the 60's, 70's and 80's - mainly .

First up, a little vintage summer sexism from American Airlines.

American Airlines coupon.

Clairol, Summer Soft Blush Duo, 1960's.

Coppertone, 1969.

"Valentine" Olivetti poster by Milton Glaser, 1968.

Tanfastic Suntan Lotion, 1970.

Tanfastic Suntan Lotion, 1970.

Vespa, 1970.

Pimm's, 1970's.

Sun-in, 1971.

Manikin Cigars, 1970's.

Pan Am, "Brazil" poster, 1972.

Coppertone Tanning Butter, Madamoiselle, July, 1973.

Swedish Tanning Secret, 1974.

Jantzen Swimwear, 1975.

Bain De Soleil French Tropical Tanning Oil, 1977.

Pepe Lopez Tequila, 1978.

Stash Cologne, 1981.

Malibu, 1980's.

Le Zink Zinc Cream, 1988.

Mickeys Big Mouth Malt Liquor, 1988.

Aug 12, 2013

Vintage Travel Posters - A Compilation

Here's a selection of vintage travel posters for several destinations and airlines from around the globe (most of them are from the 1960's).


"Monte Carlo" by Roger Broders, 1930.

Australia "Surf Club" by Gert Sellheim, 1936.

Norway, 1925,

Norway, 1955

Portugal, 1954.

Poster for the Atomium Tower in Brussels, World's Fair, 1958.

Austria, 1959.

Helsinki Tourist Office Poster by Martti A. Mykkänen, 1969.



Poster by Stan Galli, 1955.


During the 1950's and 1960's, David Klein designed and illustrated dozens of posters for Howard Hughes' Trans World Airlines (TWA).

They remain as iconic images of the "Jet Set" era.