Category Archives: Poster&Graphic Art

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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AWKWARD AND FASCINATING FIGURES IN VINTAGE GRAPHICS

  http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/pochoir-venetian-ladies-c1920.html One of the joys of our work with vintage fashion graphics is encountering the assurance and brilliance of many of the major artists of the art deco era. Designers like, Georges Lepape, George Barbier, Andre Marty, Umberto Brunelleschi … 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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WORKPLACE WORKS IN THE FORM OF VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/transportation-fly-boac-takes-good-care-of-you-c.1955-gold.html The way we work for a living transmits much about the historical moment and possibilities of fruitful interaction. The team-work depicted photographically in our first vintage poster is about treating others royally to ensure market share. But it is … 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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SPOTLIGHT STRATEGIES IN VINTAGE GRAPHIC ART

  http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/entertainment-international-film-festival-berlin-1954.html There are myriad ways, in the field of vintage graphic design, to put one’s best foot forward for the sake of seducing the world to buy or subscribe to a product or service. Fine and/or startling modeling of … Continue reading

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“Place Your Bets, Make Your Play” Graphic Art Takes a Flyer on Gambling!!!

http://www.idesirevintageposters.com/pochoir-banco-1922-gbt.html The affinities between vintage illustrative art and the multifaceted business of gambling boil down to the volatility of the practise of eking out a living against severe odds. Turning a decent buck or franc from going to the heart … Continue reading

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