PRLog - July 4, 2012 - COVENT GARDEN, U.K. -- Showing a range of bright and bold travel posters from across Europe and the USSR, these posters illustrate the highly artistic renditions of a bygone era of luxury travel.
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Equivocal of the golden age of travel, these posters make an appealing investment and provide a perfect way to illustrate the highly artistic creations of first generation graphic designers from the twentieth century.
Highlights include a selection of posters produced by Intourist, the State Travel Company of the USSR from the 1930’s, who used these travel posters as a means of portraying the Soviet Union as an appealing and stylish travel destination. They commissioned leading artists to design their advertising. These original travel posters were sent to travel agencies and embassies across the world in an attempt to attract foreign tourists.
Other gems within this collection are a variety of travel posters from France advertising glamorous locations such as Monte Carlo. These posters illustrate the flourishing Art Deco design aesthetic that combine bold text with stylized geometric imagery making a stylish impact and providing an interesting and unusual conversation piece.
A selection of vintage posters from the 1900’s, 1930’s, 1940’s, 1950’s and mid 1960’s shows a variety of different styles and artistic influences. The commissioning of prominent artists such as E. Desous and Jean-Gabriel Domergue saw the creation of highly artistic and colourfully designed travel posters within Europe. Using the technique of lithographic stone printing enabled the production of these beautifully crafted travel posters.
Vintage Seekers has handpicked this collection of rare and unusual vintage travel posters from selected specialist suppliers. This ensures that each piece in the Vintage Seekers’ retinue maintains their criteria for original, authentic and unique vintage items.