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• Last updated: September 25, 2020

I Want You….To Put Away Your Smartphone: Propaganda Posters for the Modern Age

During the 1920s, 30s, and 40s, the use of “propaganda posters” were popular for encouraging good behavior — teaching safety, boosting worker morale, and rousing wartime sacrifice. I’ve always enjoyed the art and design of these posters, and decided to have Ted whip up a set of originals to address an area of behavior where modern society is often lacking: smartphone etiquette. Enjoy.

Vintage propaganda poster for smartphone don't text.

Vintage military propaganda poster for using smartphone in church.

Vintage military propaganda poster for smartphone using in public place with lower voice.

Vintage military propaganda poster for use of smartphone in movie theater.

Vintage military propaganda poster for use of smartphone on subway.

Vintage military propaganda poster for use of smartphone delivering important news.

Posters illustrated and designed by Ted Slampyak

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