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40 Vintage Advertisements for Design Inspiration

Design inspiration can come from anywhere. Web designers tend to look for inspiration from the design of other websites, but there is a lot that can be gained by taking inspiration from a variety of different sources. Print design, advertisement design, packaging design, photography, architecture, and the list could go on.

In this post we’ll showcase 40 vintage/retro advertisements. The ads shown here represent a wide variety of different products, and they showcase different design styles as well. For more vintage design inspiration, check out this article.

AC Spark Plugs

Vintage Advertisements

Old Gold Cigarettes

Vintage Advertisements

Black & White Whiskey

Vintage Advertisements

Electrolux

Vintage Advertisements

Career Club Shirts

Vintage Advertisements

Max Factor

Vintage Advertisements

Ford Fairlane

Vintage Advertisements

Lytegem

Campbell’s Soup

Vintage Advertisements

Burroughs Corporation

Vintage Advertisements

Handi Wrap

Vintage Advertisements

Fresh Start

Vintage Advertisements

Honda

Vintage Advertisements

Fiat

Vintage Advertisements

Cannon Royal Family

Vintage Advertisements

Budweiser

Vintage Advertisements

Western Electric

Vintage Advertisements

Ortalion

Vintage Advertisements

Natural Wonder

Vintage Advertisements

Lucky Strike

Vintage Advertisements

Lucky Strike

Vintage Advertisements

International Harvester Refrigerator

Vintage Advertisements

Chanel

Vintage Advertisements

Pontiac

Vintage Advertisements

Howe Bicycles

Vintage Advertisements

Double Diamond

Vintage Advertisements

Budweiser

Vintage Advertisements

7-Up

Vintage Advertisements

Mercury Comet

Vintage Advertisements

Coke

Vintage Advertisements

Sands

Vintage Advertisements

Coke

Vintage Advertisements

Coke

Vintage Advertisements

Chevrolet Impala

Vintage Advertisements

Holiday Inn

Vintage Advertisements

Chevy II Nova

Vintage Advertisements

Bank of America Traveler’s Checks

Vintage Advertisements

Pennsylvania Railroad

Vintage Advertisements

Sheaffer’s Pen

Vintage Advertisements

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