ephemera, marketing, retro Soviet print advertisements of 1950s

18.01.2014 03:09    ,


Advertisements of various Soviet products – from lemonade and mineral water to alarm clocks and rubber boats – were published on the back pages of some issues of Ogonyok magazine beginning from the middle 1950s. The Soviet marketing always was one of my favorite topics so I’ve scanned 8 ads and now sharing those with readers of metkere.com. Seems as modern designers and copywriters can learn a lot from their Soviet colleagues from the middle of XX century. First page represents tea that ‘has pleasant taste and exquisite flavor’.

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ephemera, marketing, retro Elite store for the Soviet diplomats

10.10.2011 12:12   

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Source: valaamov-osel.

The catalogue and price-list of the Soviet currency stores called Beryozka. This catalogue was published in 1983.

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ephemera, marketing, retro Soviet Plastic Bag from Expo 67

29.10.2010 20:00    ,

Photo by emma_brown.

This amazing artifact came from the Soviet pavilion at Expo 67. Comrades, drink Stolichnaya vodka and do not forget about fruit compote!

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