First published on 28 Aug 2012. Updated on 11 Mar 2014.
Zetta Florence is a high end stationery shop that's great for decoration, too. Our super-hot tip? For cheap and cheerful posters, buy the amazing wrapping paper. From only $4.50 a pop for pretty vintage-style maps of Rome, New York or Paris, iconic advertisements for travel destinations, or a quirky old school medical chart of the human skeleton, they make great poster prints for frames. Fitzroy.
Beyond The Pale create amazing rock posters as artforms. Using ancient handmade silkscreen printing techniques and incorporating metallic inks on archival paper stock, they'll produce stunning prints like the Radiohead into-the-woods poster and a striking panther for the Afghan Whigs’ tour – all limited edition and priced from only $30. St Kilda.
Outre Gallery have limited edition pop art and illustrations for sale at pretty reasonable prices. The striking 'Silencer by Niagara' pop art piece comes signed and numbered and framed for a paltry $290. Keep an eye out for the surrealist pieces from local artist and in-demand animation king Nathan Jurevicius as well, such as the trippy monochrome piece, 'Seamstress'. Melbourne.
For high-end vintage posters, Galarie Montmartre is amazing (if on the expensive side). This is ‘art for the people’ – original advertising posters in mint condition and all shapes and sizes. From Chanel No. 5 advertisements, to wartime propaganda, to now-illegal cigarette advertisements, Montmartre will most likely have what you’re looking for. Fitzroy.
From Tin Tin’s graphic comic book cover art posters, to Cinzano advertisements, to Banksy prints, the Picture Box is nothing if not eclectic. If you can’t afford the original, high stock, mint condition beauties at Montmartre, you may just find a reprint at the Picture Box complete with frame – and for a fraction of the price. The awesome Tin Tin posters are an affordable $65! Collingwood.