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  • Ludwig Hohlwein poster for Pelikan ink pen
    by Joern Weigelt on September 25, 2020 at 4:00 pm

                      Here is a rare 2-sheet poster by Ludwig Hohlwein for a Pelikan ink pen from the 1930s. The poster is part of our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale. Click here for the catalog and bidding registration. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic … Continue reading Ludwig Hohlwein poster for Pelikan ink pen […]

  • American railroad poster by Joseph Binder
    by Joern Weigelt on September 24, 2020 at 4:00 pm

                    Here is a nice American railroad poster by Joseph Binder from the early 1950s. The poster is part of our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign […]

  • Today in History: Jules Cheret died in 1932
    by Joern Weigelt on September 23, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Jules Cheret died in 1932 Jules Chéret, (born May 31, 1836, Paris, France—died September 23, 1932, Nice), was a French poster illustrator and graphic designer who has been called “the father of the modern poster.” After apprenticing as a lithographer from 1849 and studying drawing, Chéret received his first major poster commission … Continue reading Today in History: Jules Cheret died in 1932 […]

  • Goodbye summer … welcome fall !
    by Joern Weigelt on September 22, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Goodbye summer … welcome fall ! #FallHasCome #PosterArt #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign #designporn https://goo.gl/YC5rQA […]

  • Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999
    by Joern Weigelt on September 21, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999 Swiss poster and advertising designer Herbert Leupin was born in Beinwil am See in 1919. Leupin studied in Basel (1932-1935) and Paris (1936-1937) before opening his own graphic design studio in 1939. He quickly emerged as one of the most important poster artists in Switzerland winning many … Continue reading Today in History: Herbert Leupin dies in 1999 […]

  • Apple Think Different Posters
    by Joern Weigelt on September 20, 2020 at 4:00 pm

                      Here is one of several Apple Think Different posters from our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale. Following Steve Jobs’ return to Apple in 1997, Apple launched a campaign aligning itself with the creativity of personalities and people that had made an impact on the 20th century. … Continue reading Apple Think Different Posters […]

  • U.S. Coast Guard Poster
    by Joern Weigelt on September 19, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Here is a rare U.S. Coast Guard poster from World War II from our September 26 End-of-Summer poster sale. Click here for the catalog and bidding registration. For inquiries, email posterconnection@gmail.com. #VintagePoster #VintagePosters #vintage #art #paper #graphic #graphics #artoftheday #picofhteday #fun #cool #posterconnection #originalposter #vintagefinds #interiordesign #vintagehome #vintagedecor #graphicdesign […]

  • Today in History: Great Garbo born in 1905
    by Joern Weigelt on September 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm

    Today in History: Great Garbo born in 1905 Greta Garbo (born Greta Lovisa Gustafsson) was a Swedish film actress during the 1920s and 1930s. Garbo was nominated three times for the Academy Award for Best Actress and received an Academy Honorary Award in 1954 for her “luminous and unforgettable screen performances.” Garbo launched her career … Continue reading Today in History: Great Garbo born in 1905 […]

  • Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970
    by Joern Weigelt on September 18, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970 50 years ago today, American musician Jimi Hendrix died after collapsing at a party in London. He was 27 years old. Hendrix was born in Seattle, Washington, but rose to fame in Britain with his band the Jimi Hendrix Experience. He was arguably one of the most … Continue reading Today in History: Jimi Hendrix dies in 1970 […]

  • Today is Mexico’s Independence Day
    by Joern Weigelt on September 16, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Today is Mexico’s Independence Day Today is September 16 and this fiesta-friendly holiday celebrates Mexico’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1810. People of Mexican heritage all over the world commemorate this important event in their country’s history, when Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (known as Father Hidalgoaa) brave Catholic priest in the village of Delores … Continue reading Today is Mexico’s Independence Day […]