Pullman Editions is a spin off of the Pullman Gallary, a gallery that specialises in selling old stuff to people with too much money. They noticed that these wealthy types liked purchasing vintage ski posters, but they were finding it difficult to source enough old posters to flog them, so they decided to make some of their own. Now they have four in-house artists churning out vintage-style posters and they're charging £400 ($646) a pop for them.
This is how they explain it: "It is to meet demand from both enthusiastic collectors and admirers of Art Deco, for stylish, decorative yet affordable posters – original works, NOT reproductions – that Pullman Gallery’s founder, Simon Khachadourian, in partnership with his wife Georgina, launched Pullman Editions."
They're very keen to stress that they are "NOT reproductions", but they reminded me of something I'd seen before. A bit of digging and I found some of the original posters that they've based their posters on and there's a striking similarity. I'll let you be the judge of whether they are reproductions or not.
‘Steiermark’ by E. Reidel & O. Zaremba, 1930
‘Skier in Flight’ by Pullman Editions
Interesting that they have a watermark over their pictures to prevent people from reproducing them.
‘Alpes & Jura' by Eric de Coulon, 1933
'Fast Formation' by Pullman Editions
‘St Moritz' by Alois Carigiet, 1934
‘Snowballing Girl’ by Pullman Editions
'Flexible Flyer' by S. L. Allen,1954
'Skiing Couple' by Pullman Editions
'Flims' by Jules Geiger, 1933
'Letters' by Pullman Editions
‘High Altitude’ by Pullman Editions
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