Vintage ads

As funny and almost unbelievable retro advertisements can be, they also illustrate some great design principles.  We have often discussed how important the structure of information display is, even to the point of taking precedence over the content itself.  Instead of relying on new techniques and styles, try seeking inspiration from our past when design was simpler in a less media-literate society.  At a minimum, you’ll get a laugh out of it.  The ad below inspired my How To project.  More can be found here.

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