In the history of graphic design, it is easy to avoid the ski poster. However, these posters from the sports golden era share a timeless quality that speaks to prevailing trends in graphic design and the grace and glamour of the mountains. Most excellent are travel posters, selling the glory of particular destinations throughout Europe and the United States.

The range of brands historically tapping the market range from luxury car to industry specific goods. Still, they remain consistent to historic visual vocabulary and prove that the allure of the travel poster style extended to other uses as well.

We round out our celebration of ski posters with an ode to the Lange Girl, posters produced for promotion and often employing some of the world's most famous female models.

Check out 15 Awesome Antique Ski Posters.

Tags: ski, graphic-design, poster, antiques
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