WPA Posters

These old WPA posters are great. Simple, bold graphics that grab your attention and deliver a message…

…to get out and See America!

Or to stamp out syphilis, depending on the demographic?

Oh yeah, Discover Puerto Rico! The landscapes are so soothing….

These are all old school posters, archived at the library of congress as a collection of the Works Progress Administration’s efforts to stimulate and educate New Deal Era America. I’ve always liked the WPA posters and have thought a series of natural attractions here in our home state could be interesting. Kind of like graphic artist Michael Schwab’s series of northern California:

I’m not quite ready to share these ideas just yet, but when I am, rest assured that I’ll know it.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: