Steven Thomas' Park Posters Read Like Retro-Style Travel Ads

By: Laura McQuarrie - Jun 6, 2014
References: printcollection & treehugger
These charmingly vintage park posters look just like convincing advertisements from the 1930s and 40s, but they were actually made quite recently by artist Steven Thomas.

Thomas' retro poster series is titled 'See America' and it imagines what it might have been like if iconic American landmarks like Yosemite, Bryce Canyon National Park and the Golden Gate Bridge were advertised for the U.S. Travel Bureau decades ago. However, the vintage style comes across bright and clean, without any grittiness. They're almost like big postcards come to life. The color schemes are slightly different in each poster and there's also a ton of detail to look at in each natural or man-made American wonder.

Each of the See America vintage-style park posters by Thomas can be purchased online from PrintCollection for about $16 each.