Lovely to come across this short video on Instagram, from Poster House, New York (determined to get there someday), and see that I have been featured as the first book: View this post on Instagram Book suggestions from our Chief Curator A post shared by Poster House (@posterhousenyc) on Apr 22, 2020 at 4:06am PDT These are all the other books mentioned in the video: View this post on Instagram Did…
This looks like an interesting exhibition - and free to drop in too (subtitle same as a Maurice Rickards book from 1970)!
Hear all about it on the BBC, and put in an order to Amazon - looks fascinating.
Always good to see poster collections being digitised: The U.S. government produced thousands of posters during World Wars I and II, urging citizens to buy war bonds, ration food, grow victory gardens, limit travel and avoid loose talk. Now roughly 520 of those posters are available online, through Washington State University's newPropaganda Poster Digital Collection. Read full story, or read similar on Washington State University site.
I'm always interested in 'advertising' that is not to sell a product, but has to sell an idea/concept, as they did in the war. An amazing collection of 25 advertisements by not-for-profit organisations who wanted to step up to the plate and be noticed amongst quality modern advertising... and this one particularly drew my attention: