The History of Olympic Poster Design

The Olympic games in Sochi are winding down, but if you want to keep the flame burning a little longer, check out the huge collection of gorgeous Olympic posters at The 87 posters on display deliver a wonderfully satisfying history of Olympic designs from 1896 to the present.

It’s all there. Everything from swoopy Art Nouveau to brilliant minimalism. From fascist iconography to hippie denim and pins. Even some that might look right at home on a modern mobile device…


Posted on: February 20, 2014

Mike Rankin

Mike is the Editor in Chief of, InDesign Magazine, and He is also the author of several video training series, including Font Management Essential Training, InDesign FX, and InDesign CC: Interactive Document Fundamentals.

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  1. This is awesome!

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