The Happy Guy - Vintage Travel Poster View larger

The Happy Guy - Vintage Travel Poster

Ahtiala, a draughtsman and commercial graphic designer, studied at the Central School of Arts and Crafts from 1934 to 1936. It was during his time as a student that Ahtiala began his advertising career at the advertising agency SEK (it's still active)

Once this poster made Finland look great, now it will do the same for your home!

Artist: Heikki Ahtiala (1913-1983)

Published: 1950

Poster size: 61 x 99 cm 

Printed in Finland




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  • All reprints are made with kind permission from the copyright holders.
  • Every poster is printed on Finnish paper. All printing is done in Finland, at a local printing house in northern Helsinki and in Hyvinkää. Design and quality is never compromised.
  • All posters are printed in large format, close to their original size.
  • In order to give back the poster's original glow, high-quality offset printing is used. Digital printing just doesn't deliver the quality these posters deserve.
  • The original posters are found by Magnus Londen - a dedicated Poster Hunter and an expert on Finnish travel history, he is today a sought-after lecturer, both in Finland and abroad.

Dimensions and details

DesignThe Happy Guy
Dimensions61 x 99 cm
MaterialMunken Lynx Rough. This paper is FSC and PEFC certified, and inspected for Nordic Ecolabelled printing
OriginPrinted in Finland
DeliveryThe poster arrives ready for framing in a smart poster tube