Characteristics of Vintage Posters during the Inter-war Years

During the interwar years – from the 1920s to before the outbreak of the World War 2 – Art Deco, or Novecento, became the international design for poster art. Modern arts became the characteristics of poster designs such as cubism, futurism, expressionism, constructivism and suprematism. Most of the vintage posters during this period symbolize speed, power, style and grace. French artist Adolphe Mouron Cassandre became famous for his lustrous ocean liner posters. This era is considered the Golden Age of travel, wherein interesting romantic destinations and airline and steam liner posters became popular.

Find Rare Swiss Vintage Travel Posters

Swiss artists popularized the Sachplacat (Object Poster) style during the 1920s. The Swiss style in poster design was text less with advance techniques in graphic design and photography. Some of the popular Swiss artists who demonstrated their style through travel posters were Herbert Matter and Alter Herderg. Vintage travel posters during inter-wars era are great collection of modern art poster designs. Find interesting travel posters on the left hand side of our website. Please give us a call for more information at 800-438-1577.

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