Advertising

The Deco Way

This rare promotion for the Broadway showing of "A Wonderful Night" is a matter-of-fact Art Deco or Moderne representation.

America-Can Do.

When there were real jobs in this country, this is what this country made: real cans, as depicted in these vintage promos.

When Men Were Commodified

Men have never been as commodified as women, but men have nonetheless been a big consumer market, as these vintage men's fashions ads show.

That’s a Lot of Shirt

Back in the do-a-lot-with-a-little days of product promotion and branding, Phillips-Van Heusen produced this lovely little "A Short Shirt Tale."

Weird-Century Modern

This French ad for Le Laboratoire de Controle Physiologiue is what I would call Weird Mid-Century Modern.

Dancin’ Lines

Lou Myers was a hilarious cartoonist with an expressively lunatic line.