Category Archives: Modernist Posters&Graphics

DOMINANT COLOR IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/entertainment-blue-velvet-1986.html Vintage graphic designers could ramp up, by way of the factor of color, the attraction of a presentation to be sold. Moreover, they could and did confine the color palette to one dominant hue, to introduce special effects. Film … Continue reading

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PASSIONATE VINTAGE SPORTS POSTERS AND GRAPHICS

  http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/sports-cycles-france-1920s.html Toronto Raptors’ shooting guard, Demar DeRozan, is a lyrically skilled athlete who, many times this year, carried the team to victory with remarkable ball control and shooting accuracy from all angles. But, over the past 3 years now, … Continue reading

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NO WONDER THEY’RE EVERYWHERE! VINTAGE GRAPHICS EMBRACING BIRDS

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/transportation-canadian-pacific-cruise-across-the-great-lakes-1936.html Sometimes I feel that, despite birds’ being a common fixture of our world, we’re only beginning to get into a disposition to really appreciate them. It’s true that birdwatchers and the like have been very fond of these creatures … Continue reading

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MACHINE AGE POSTER “DINOSAURS” SHOWING LOTS OF LIFE

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/graphic-design-hermes-c.1950.html One of the perks included in working with “obsolete” imagery is the bonus of realizing and exploring how its many strengths offer initiatives in our century. Configurations long gone leave a residue we turn away from at our peril, … Continue reading

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OBSCURE BUT NOT IRRELEVANT OFFERINGS BY BIG NAMES IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

  http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/graphic-design-dole-pineapple-1938.html Sometimes a graphic artist has a creative reason (perhaps more than one) to stay small. There may be a clutch of motives for putting tableau-scale poster work aside; and in this report I’d like to put them in … Continue reading

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OUR VINTAGE POSTER GALLERY TREASURE TROVE !

The permanently situated framed vintage posters (for sale) in our entrance-way gallery and the rotating display of unframed vintage posters in our studio combine to provide in a flash (the speed, in fact, posters get going with blowing us away) … Continue reading

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A MOVIE HOUSE HEAVEN, HERE IN TOWN!

The Rainbow Theatre, in Toronto, is that rare conjunction of a staff of young, savvy and sweet devotees, a fabulously appointed vehicle and movies that matter. Housed in a former deep underground parking lot across from the ancient St. Lawrence … Continue reading

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THE VISUAL ESSENTIALS OF MUSIC

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/entertainment-mostly-mozart-festival-1974.html We all know that music can make large and important inroads into middling experience. The impact of music in movies, for instance, can leave us enchanted with the action. There are fascinating vintage posters and other graphics which try … Continue reading

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APPRECIATING SOME OF OUR  BEST !

We’re rounding out the year of design blogs with a fond farewell to some vintage graphics sold in 2015. They’re a varied array; but each has a kick all its own! http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/travel.html

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PEPPY AND WONDERFUL VANTAGE POINTS IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

Graphic designers (even today) live to light a fire under the viewer, in hopes that the attractiveness and excitement of the evocation will create an irresistible demand for a specific product or service and that the irresistibility will lift the … Continue reading

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