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Celebrating Vintage and Retro: 60 Remarkable Designs

October 6th, 2010

Old memories always evoke a sense of nostalgia and melancholy. Technology has a very revolving effect on our life and things have changed dramatically, yet vintage and retro designs can be very inspirational. In this post, we present a showcase of beautiful vintage and retro graphic designs and posters.

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Vintage and Retro Designs and Posters

Luminix

Pixel Explosion

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Elle

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Network

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Tuts+ 2010 Commemorative poster

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Clássicos Ânima

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The Final Stroke

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Son of Illusion

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Helene

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Analogue Wednesdays at Cogitatur

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Comrades of Steel

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American Power

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Vintage & Retro Typography

typography bintek space retro edition

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the Gothic

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flying fighters

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Festival Branding

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ypowall Love For Retro Typography

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AURA & URI

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Gerobok Klasik (Logo Design)

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Fun with Type

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Hire

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Andrew Jackson

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Robot Poster

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Disco retro

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Cuba Gallery

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Typography

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Bull

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Andy-Poster-Tour

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Vintage & Retro Advertisment

Salão do Automóvel

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Ronrico

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Universal Food Chopper

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Volkswagen 2

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Naturalizer women’s shoes

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If they’d had computer tips in the ’50s…

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Diesel Print Ad

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Louis Vuitton – Street Sneaker Boot print ad

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Print Ad Concept for VitaminWater

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Print Ad Series for a Boeing Employment Campaign

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Western Electric

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Campbell’s Soup (USA)

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Ford Fairlane Convertible (USA)

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Vintage & Retro Business Card

DomArt

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Retro Card

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Fly card

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Karina Velasco

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Vintage Vinyl

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DaFont

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Fly card

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Three Bears Biz Cards

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KS business cards

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Joshua Hurtado
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5 years 6 months ago

Fantastic designs. I especially love the Volkswagon example, so ahead of the times in their advertising. It’s crazy to think that the 80’s and 90’s is now retro!

Joshua Hurtado
Royall Advertising Agency Orlando

Aditya
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Aditya
5 years 6 months ago

Amazing wallpapers…

jlrsn
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5 years 6 months ago

Deffo NOT vintage or retro—just homages—and well-done at that. These are pretty cosmo, non-retro designs.

Andrija
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5 years 6 months ago

Awesome designs !

Heesa Phadie
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Heesa Phadie
5 years 6 months ago

Awesome collection. Thanks

Jeff Finley
Guest
5 years 6 months ago
Thanks for featuring my Andrew Jackson piece! It’s cool to be included in this collection, even though some of this stuff is being called “retro” and “vintage” because the designer used an old paper texture or some grunge. I was hoping to see some new stuff, but this post would have been perfect 1-2 years ago. It seems like most of the examples, while good designs, are tired examples of the homage to retro/vintage. Btw, if anyone wants to know how I designed my Andrew Jackson piece, I am selling a 2.3 hour video tutorial of my full design process.… Read more »
Rebecca
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5 years 6 months ago

Excellent choices. Some of those are amazing.

Alphonse
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5 years 6 months ago

Good stuff. Love the retro pieces.

Andrija
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5 years 6 months ago

Remarkable designs indeed :)

MediaLogos
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MediaLogos
5 years 6 months ago

Retro ads ideas are so inspring, cool collection!

Akash Malik
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5 years 6 months ago

These designs are seriously stunning. I am impressed, I appreciate the work of the designers and I appreciate your efforts for sharing these with us. :)

Theo
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5 years 6 months ago

Beautiful collection, great works !!!

Itay
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Itay
5 years 6 months ago

Awesome post like like like.. but I want to tweet this. why there isnt a tweet button?

Alex
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Alex
5 years 6 months ago

Fail post title and a mess article.

hameed
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hameed
5 years 6 months ago

I was looking some inspiration for my business card, after your post now

ammHoo
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ammHoo
5 years 6 months ago

Reilly looks cool and beauty and love this type of work.
good and keep it up

Hitesh Mehta
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5 years 6 months ago

Inspiring!

Evan Skuthorpe web designer
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5 years 6 months ago

great designs. very inspiring!

benedetta.s
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5 years 5 months ago

Really nice collection! Thanks!

Frank
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5 years 5 months ago

I really like “Analogue Wednesdays at Cogitatur”. Thanks. Great collection.

computer-m23
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5 years 5 months ago

Love the Analogue Wednesdays poster

Brett Widmann
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5 years 3 months ago

I love vintage designs. Thank you for this collection.

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