Friday, January 13, 2012

Design Inspiration: Vintage Print Ads

Marilyn Monroe in a 1953 ad for Lustre-Creme lotion shampoo

Isn't it amazing how copy-heavy print ads were back in the day?  They were pretty much advertorials.  Here are a few fun and stylish ones from the wonderful Vintage Madison Ave. blog.

Munsingwear, 1951 (love the light blue one!)

Pepsi-Cola, 1957

 Wetherall, 1960

 Celon, circa 1960

 Silhouette Swimwear, circa 1960

 Shire-Tex, 1958

 Maybelline, 1958

Photo Sources:
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7

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