Thursday, October 21, 2010

CBS Family Film Classics

Fantastic type design by the legendary Gerard Huerta. Such a rare treat to see 1920s art deco revival style laid out in a needlepoint pattern and rendered in early computer pixel fashion. Huge YES to all of those. Stay tuned for more incredible work from Mr. Huerta next week!

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Natural Sex

Logotype by David Quay.

Friday, October 15, 2010

Philately Fridays: Laos, 1983

Here is a set of stamps from Laos, commemorating the 1984 Olympic games. I'm really into the illustration style, reminiscent of movie posters from the same era.

Tuesday, October 12, 2010

The Sensational Houdini Water Torture Escape

Here is a poster designed by the great Seymour Chwast, he of Push Pin Studios fame, to promote magician Doug Henning's televised recreation of Harry Houdini's infamous stunt. This went down December 26, 1982.

Bill Cosby was there!

Here's a recap of Henning's performance: