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More Swedish Postcards – Optimistic and Colorful Modernism

Written by Christopher • September 30th, 2008
More Swedish Postcards – Optimistic and Colorful Modernism

Skellefteå Torget, Sweden

More retro Swedish postcard goodness for all of you to enjoy. There were a large number of postcards produced post World War 2 to show off everything new and modern that was erected.

The future looked optimistic, new buildings were popping all around the country and of course it had to be depicted on a postcard to that you could send it to your near and loved ones – even though many of the buildings were horribly boring and unattractive.

Here are some examples of better cards.

Above: Metro Brommaplan, Sweden


A Swedish expatriate and founder of Ultra Swank. Chris loves showcasing his passion for mid-century design, defunct airlines, Disneyland and modernist architecture. He's also renowned as a connoisseur of easy-listening music from the 60s and 70s.

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