Design & Typeface: Vintage Drugstore & Restaurant Ads

Welcome to 1950!
Welcome to 1950!

Around here, we love beautiful type and illustration – especially retro type and illustration.
>> (Click here to check out our article on 80s typefaces)

The examples of vintage print advertising in the gallery below capture the look and feel of the advertising of yesterday. These ads range from the 1940s to the 1970s, and demonstrate how design was done prior to the modern conveniences we have today – namely Adobe Creative Cloud.

Thank you to Old Wilmington, NC Pictures & Postcards Facebook Community for the images!


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