Cool Posters Discovered in Abandoned Tube Station

From Urban Ghosts: “???????But a 2010 upgrade to Notting Hill Gate “tube” station revealed a series of vintage posters dating to between 1956 and 1959.  The posters, which will be left intact once the modernisation work is completed, include advertising for Pepsodent Toothpaste and the Daily Mail Ideal Home Exhibition, as well as films like Around the World in 80 Days and The Horse’s Mouth, starring Alec Guinness.”

Unfortunately, the posters will be covered up once the renovations are complete — it would’ve been great if they could’ve incorporated them somehow.  The design aesthetic is an interesting case study, since much of today’s great “vintage” look borrowers heavily from this time.  Big, bold colors, a playful whimsy and clean caricatures.

View the full collection from Mikey Ashworth here.

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