Tag Archives: Vintage Italian Travel Posters

Vintage Italian Travel Posters, Still All The Rage

Vintage travel posters are all the rage. Check out how folks are decorating with them HERE on this post from the website Apartment Therapy. They are gorgeous, and inspiring, too. This one is particularly fetching. Don’t you just want to be the girl in the poster. (If you’re a guy, you can imagine being the boy riding on the Vespa behind the girl in the poster). I mean, those sunglasses! That shirt! It is Italian style personified. That is the great thing about vintage Italian travel posters. They inspire, they transport. Of course, we at Tour Italy Now are partial to vintage Italian travel posters. I love this one. This past weekend we couldn’t resist clicking around and trying to decide which one was our favorite. And guess what. It is impossible to pick just one! There are too many charmingly whimsical and brilliantly inspiring examples out there, so we [...]

Vintage Italian Travel Posters: Inspiring and Collectible

Vintage travel posters are all the rage. Check out how folks are decorating with them HERE on this post from the website Apartment Therapy. They’re gorgeous, and inspiring, too. Of course, we at Tour Italy Now are partial to vintage Italian travel posters. I love the one displayed to the left. To learn more, check out this book, Travel Italia: The Golden Age Italian Travel Posters; it looks like a stunner. Here’s a description, from Amazon.com: Organized by region, this passport to Italy features over 160 vintage full-color posters from 1920 through 1960 commissioned by the Italian State Tourism Board and the Italian State Railways. From the 1920s through the 1960s, well-known artists of the time, such as Mario Puppo, A.M. Cassandre, and Mario Borgoni, among others, dedicated their creative talent to promoting and increasing tourism in Italy. Although their styles were different, all of them contributed to the creation [...]