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I DESIRE VINTAGE POSTERS TURNING 30! (PART FOUR)

We welcome the World Wide Web  in 2000! Our first sighting of the rich vein of vintage poster art happened in New York City. After many years of cherishing the City as a seductive hub of dance, fine art and … Continue reading

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I DESIRE VINTAGE POSTERS TURNING 30! (PART THREE)

One late evening on arriving at the Torino train station, we were met by five-year-old twin boys each holding their hand made poster. Along with their  parents, they treated us not only royally but also stole our hearts for 3 amazing days! As … Continue reading

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I DESIRE VINTAGE POSTERS TURNING 30! (PART TWO)

At the time covered by our first I Desire Vintage Posters  anniversary blog ( Jan. 31) , we were, on week-days, occupied with jobs and working evenings and weekends with our vintage poster business. It was a fun, busy and challenging time. Our … Continue reading

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WHERE WE’VE BEEN—I DESIRE VINTAGE POSTERS TURNING 30!

On Friday, February 13, 1987 we  began our business as I Desire Vintage Posters. During this month, we will be posting several blogs covering a few highlights of the three decades  of our business and pleasure activities. Our entryway-visual, showing wonders and … Continue reading

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VINTAGE POSTERS TOUT FARM LIFE

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/boccasile-agricoltori-1953.html For this 250th poster design blog we’ve chosen a subject having been part of a recently reasserted lifestyle, namely, working with their hands, especially farming. This is a change of pace for us (and why not, on a special … Continue reading

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ABUSED AND ENDANGERED WILDLIFE GRACING VINTAGE POSTERS

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/nielsen-far-east-by-sas-cranes-c.1959.html We live in an age when invention has never been more abundant and thrilling. Arts and science-based inventions carry us to seemingly vast improvements over the way it used to be. Egged on by a sensation-cued media, we are … Continue reading

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ALEXANDER GRAHAM BELL AND THE OCEAN OF INVENTION

Sometimes vacation travel carries us farther than we expect. Our visit to Cape Breton began with the village of Baddeck which overlooks the estate of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) and counts among its many folksy attractions the in fact remarkably non-folksy museum … Continue reading

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GARAGE MURALS IN TORONTO–A SURPRISING BIG DEAL

Toronto does not have canals. But fairly recently it has shaked its butts to pile up some impressive load of canal boat decor. The trend along alleys to the north of hipster central is of the sweet and simple genre. … Continue reading

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RURAL RETURNS AS FIELDED BY VINTAGE GRAPHIC DESIGN

Some time ago we visited friends who have a working farm near Roblin, Manitoba. Their life is very different from ours, but through the years we’ve all happily shared (largely by mail from the Post Office) the best of what … Continue reading

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A SEA CHANGE IN THE WORLD OF ARTS

One of the knocks perennially flying around, when it comes to phenomena of art, is that it fails to touch those making up the “normal” world. Most of us can be moved by attractive gardens, furniture, cars etc. But there … Continue reading

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