Mid-Century Ads: Advertising from the Mad Men Era

Taschen – publisher of some of the most delicious books gracing coffee tables and showcase shelves today – has released a new collection that will surely be a lot of fun: Mid-Century Ads: Advertising from the Mad Men Era by Jim Heimann by Steven Heller. The two-volume hardcover set features a carefully curated collection of American print ads from the 1950s and 1960s, advertising’s age of the “Big Idea.” The ads offer a snapshot of the American zeitgeist from the Cold War into the decidedly freer vibe of the 60s. The images have been mastered to showcase the brilliant color … Continue reading Mid-Century Ads: Advertising from the Mad Men Era