Tuesday, August 25, 2009

Art of the Arcade

DO check out this great Tumblr site Art of the Arcade. Too much good stuff on here that you don't wanna miss.

Monday, August 24, 2009

Across the pond

Two posters created for the London Transport Executive circa 1977.

London Zoo designed by Abram Games and Ceremonial London designed by Tom Eckersley.

Thursday, August 20, 2009

Lion time

Logo for First Isaiah Corporation, a Philadephia-based religious group. Designed in 1970 by Mel Richman, Inc, who are also responsible for designing the Philadephia Flyers logo.

Tuesday, August 18, 2009

Life is Flashing Before Your Eyes

Check out Vince Collins' psychedelic animation from 1984. Thanks to my man Chad for the link!

Monday, August 17, 2009

A Few Record Covers

A great way to refamiliarize yourself with your record covers is to move your entire record collection from one house to another. This weekend I had the opportunity to do just that and I gotta say ... beyond almost blowing my back out, sweating profusely, busting my shin on a coffee table, and putting my right thumb out of commission after I used it as a hammer while assembling a new record shelf, the reward of seeing my record collection set up in a new, clean spot is a pretty tough one to top. Here are a few album covers I encountered which I hadn't thought about in a while and forgot how nice they looked...

Friday, August 14, 2009

Philately Fridays: Cuba, 1973

Friday, August 7, 2009


OK, this movie is probably going to suck, but I'm still going to see it tonight. Whatever. Can we just talk about how good this logo is?

Philately Fridays: Israel 1979

Two stamps celebrating the hot springs of Israel. That sounds really good right now. Artwork once again by the fantastic Asher Kalderon.

Thursday, August 6, 2009

McRay Magleby

Check out this series of posters promoting timely college course registration, designed by Brigham Young's in-house designer McRay Magleby.

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Wednesday, August 5, 2009

Pencil Type by Jean Larcher

"Crayon Alphabet" by '70s French typographer Jean Larcher. I'm a big fan of these conceptual alphabets. Click here to see an earlier blog entry in the same neighborhood.

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