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This is how to sell LEGO to girls

… or should that be “to the parents of girls”…? But anyway…

A LEGO ad from 1981 with not a pink brick in sight. The only pink in evidence here is the flush of pride in that little girl’s face and that’s just how it should be.

Via @ruth_hunt.

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VW dealer ad, 1959

1959 Fleischhauer VW dealer poster ad, Köln, Germany.

Via KitschMyAss.

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Hitachi fan ad

Via Isabel Santos Pilot.

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The last bus

VW ad announcing the production of the very last kombi van.

Via I Believe in Advertising.

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Herman Miller vintage ads

Herman Miller vintage ads

Just a couple from an awesome collection of vintage ads from the 1940s and 50s designed for Herman Miller by Irving Harper.

Via The Casual Optimist.

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When pain strikes

A nicely executed campaign for Signal Sensitive Toothpaste by Lowe, Singapore.

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Cosak is orbiting

Suit advertisement from Nova Magazine, March 1967.

Via Miss Peelpants.

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Braun BN0106 watch ad

Advertisement for the Braun BN0106 digital watch by BBDO Proximity.

“The layout has been reduced to the minimum and remains true to the core Braun design principle: The strength of pure. The direct tonality is honest and purely understated, simply “less but better”. And this is exactly what the Braun steel digital watch is.”

Via Design made in Germany.

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Isetan newspaper ad

Isetan newspaper advertisement from 1977.

Via Nippon Design Centre.

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Herbert Bayer Olivetti poster

Olivetti Typewriter poster illustrated by Herbert Bayer, 1953.

Via The Casual Optimist.

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