6 Jan 2010 10 am eastern

Ad Heaven

You've come a long, way, baby

Gender advertisements of the 1970s are but one category and decade among hundreds available to blow your mind at the Vintage Ad Browser. You can even search by color, which works remarkably well. Artifact-heavy low-res JPGs on the site link to higher-quality versions on third-party sites. All images are shown under fair use.


Filed under: Advertising, Design

10 Responses to “Ad Heaven”

  1. Ad Heaven | Web Developer said on

    [...] Gender advertisements of the 1970s are but one category and decade among hundreds available to blow your mind at the Vintage Ad Browser. You can even search by color, which works remarkably well. Artifact-heavy low-res JPGs on the site link to higher-quality versions on third-party sites. [...] Read the full article at the source. [...]

  2. Luke Lux said on

    It’s a great post, so inspirational.
    Thanks to share it!

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  4. Pete said on

    Excellent!

    Thanks for sharing this; I’m on a bit of an retro ad binge at the moment.

  5. Ford Kopolaski said on

    i quite like the thin border surrounding your webpage. Good work! Keep up posting wonderful thin borders.

  6. Here Is The Thing said on

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  7. Evan Skuthorpe said on

    Love the old attitudes… blow in her face and she’ll follow you anywhere. Brilliant.

  8. Josh Stodola said on

    Some of these are fantastic, but this one is just ridiculous!

    Come out of the closet with Gay Bob, the world’s first gay doll for everyone!

  9. Web Design Philippines said on

    really vintage, what a nice inspiration!

  10. Web design Cheltenham said on

    Very cool, thanks for sharing – it’s always good to take a retro look sometimes, especially when you get designers block, it can really help the juices going again, ya can’t beat a touch of old school typography!

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