Advertising : The Type Desk

Vitsœ’s Campaign Against Planned Obsolescence

Vitsœ’s Campaign Against Planned Obsolescence →

‘Outside there is what Dieter Rams would call an “impenetrable confusion of forms, colours and noises.” Most people call this a sale.’


Clipper Ship Cards →

These vintage clipper cards were advertisements for shipping voyages, usually from a port on the east coast (New York, Boston) to the west coast (San Francisco). They were distributed by ship dispatchers in the 1800s.


Vintage Travel Posters from the Boston Public Library →

A vintage travel posters Flickr collection from the Boston Public Library

Boston Matchcover Image Collection →

A nice Boston Matchcover Image Collection at Flickr