Wartime posters have such a distinct feel and design to them. They represent a unique time in human history, and they encapsulate a whole generation’s hopes, fears, attitudes, and thoughts, all in one design.
Since they’re both historically significant and aesthetically interesting, I’ve decided to pull together a list of some of the most interesting wartime posters. Check it out.
2. This might look familiar to any Franz Ferdinand fans out there.
3. The famous Rosie the Riveter.
So much history on each poster.
These are just a sampling of the different descriptive and creative posters that belonged to a generation. Note the repetition of reds, yellows, and grays, as well as blocky graphics and stark illustrations.