5. International Fair in Brno is a 1963 Czechoslovakian vintage poster designed by Jiri Hadlac.
Original vintage Czechoslovakian advertising poster. Designed by Hadlac in 1962. The city of Brno has a tradition of trade fairs, which is inseparable from the industrial development of the city into an industrial, scientific and logistics hub in Central Europe. Annual markets and trade exhibitions were held in Brno since 1243. As a result of the booming textile industry in the city, the first trade shows were held in the 18th century. Since 1821 regular trade exhibitions were held in Brno. Wholesale merchants from Vienna, Linz, Saxony, Hungary and Turkey attended the annual markets in Brno, i.e. from the same regions as today. 104,000 visitors attended the Imperial Jubilee Exhibition in 1888, the largest exhibition held in Brno until that time. From 1922 to 1927 Brno Annual Exhibition Markets were regularly held Thanks to the tradition of trade fairs and an exhibition centre that is recognized as the leading trade show venue in Central Europe, the city of Brno, Czech Republic's second business city, is also nicknamed as "The Capital of Trade Fairs”. Beautiful minimalistic geometric poster design.