Sailing Posters – Vintage Inspiration

Authentic vintage poster graphics are great inspiration for color use, typography and visual layout. This batch of original sailing posters is from the archive of the German boating show Kieler Woche, which dates back to 1948.




Every year, a contest is held to design the official poster for the sailing event; only five designers are invited to participate each year to maintain consistency. These inspiring summer posters carry a mix of bold nautical color combinations and powerful angular sail shapes to deliver a strong ocean-bound theme.


To see more of the back catalog of posters visit the official Kieler Woche site.

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