Back to the Past: Retro Car Ads Inspiration

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A collection of nostalgic and inspirational retro car ads!

Recently there has been noticed a comeback to retro style in pretty much everything - fashion, interior, industrial, graphic design, etc. Why? Maybe because we're becoming nostalgic... Or maybe because retro represents a 'generational response by the under-40 crowd against the uniformity and slickness of much of today’s mass marketing, and to some extent suggests a backlash to a culture of disposability and fakery.' Whatever the true reason is, the fact is that retro is on the rise.

Retro car advertising is of a special ineterest. Retro car ads offer a fascinating glimpse of history of our consumer driven society where the cars has always played great part as indicators of class, wealth and status. Th bold colors, original patterns and typography are amazing and still inspirational today! Color printing which full potential was realized in the 30s and 40s boosted the automobile industry that boomed in the 30s. 

No more talk - you've got to see that! Below is the collection of retro cars ads, both nostalgic and inspirational.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Helen Walker

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