Friday, August 13, 2010

Philately Fridays: Uruguay, 1978

A stamp from Uruguay celebrating what would have been the 100th birthday of Uruguayan author and playwright Horacio Quiroga.

Friday, August 6, 2010

Philately Fridays: Mexico, 1968

I'm feeling generous today, so here is round 2 of stamps, continuing in today's theme of sporting events & psychedelia! I've been after these for a while - gorgeous set of postage stamps designed by the incredibly talented Lance Wyman for the 1968 Olympic Games.

Related: Lance Wyman at the Zoo.

Philately Fridays: Cuba, 1983

Here is a quartet of stamps commemorating the 1983 Pan American Games, which apparently were played while on LSD.

Thursday, August 5, 2010


Magazine advertisement for Faltschachtel folding boxes. Great illustration work from Christof Gassner, circa 1976.

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Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Hoechst Pharmaceuticals

Well I've been listening to "Sex Farm" in anticipation of this weekend's Smell the Glove art opening at our CO Exhibitions space, so I thought it only appropriate that I share this very stylish-designed packaging for veterinary vaccinations.

Designed circa 1972 by Cyril D. Cronin & Mooura-George for Bean Advertising Ltd, Great Britain.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

Houston Oilers logos

Here are a few logos and icons pulled from an August 1968 Houston Oilers vs New Orleans Saints football game program.