Soviet Street Ads 1

26 Soviet Street Ads

Soviet Street Ads

Speaking about street ads and it's abundance in the streets of Russian cities now people always append to the Soviet Era when there were almost no ads on the streets. Well, it's true that during the Soviet reign they didn't advertise any goods or services on the streets, because there was no competition and Russian people had no choice
what to buy, so there were absolutely no need to ask them to buy. What amuses me most, is that during Communist Party rule the most advertised stuff was the Communism itself. People were constantly reminded about the absolute necessity of Communism in their lives and about that it is the only right way.
more of Soviet promotional posters 1

62 Seeing Soviet Russia

Seeing Soviet Russia

We've also told about Soviet promotional posters intended for the foreign tourists and visitors. Here are more of them. The author of this collection, David Levine, says that "Russia in the period before
the mid 1930s employed some brilliant graphic design in its arts, propaganda and newspapers and magazines". Is that true? Just look at these travel brochures, booklets and luggage labels.
Soviet Ads for Western Audience 1

39 Soviet Ads for Western Audience

Soviet Ads for Western Audience

There were almost no ads in the Soviet Union at all, except for the rare cases. For example,
these promotional posters were intended for the foreign tourists and visitors.

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