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Rhode Island School of Design

Graphic Design and Illustration Archive

A collection of posters, type books, calendars, advertising and corporate identity manuals that feature the work of graphic designers and illustrators.


The Library's collection of over 2500 posters includes:

American Turn-of the Century posters by  Penfield, Bradley, Carqueville, and Gould

Polish posters from the collection of Symon Bojko

Cuban film posters

German and Russian posters

War posters

Travel posters

Call for Entries, and exhibition posters  Society of Illustrators, AIGA, Art Director's Club, galleries, museums and non-profit organizaions.


Posters may be viewed by appointment.  Faculty are encouraged to make an appointment to choose posters for class viewings.