Tag: Retro

The Reinvention of Retro

If you watch movies from the 1960s through the 1980s, 2012 looks a lot different than it does in real life. In old movies, 2012 is the space age, filled with flying cars, quick trips to the moon, and crazy...

Oil Paintings of Retro Vehicles by Kevin Cyr

Kevin Cyr was born in 1976 in Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada. He grew up in Madawaska, Maine and received a BFA from Massachusetts College of Art in Boston. Cyr is currently based in Brooklyn, New York. He commemorates commercial vehicles inundated with graffiti and rust, working vehicles, and well-traveled...

A Look Back: Outrageous Vintage Tobacco Ads

For as long as there have been there have been things to sell, there have been advertisements; and for as long as there have been advertisements, there have been exaggerations, startling imagery, hidden agendas, and downright lies. Given what we...

Beautiful Vintage Sign Photography by Bill Rose

Bill Rose is a documentary photographer, that currently resides in Minneapolis. His current hobby is to protect the endangered beauty of American vintage signs by capturing them with his camera. Looking back at design during the mid-1900's, makes us thankful for it's uniqueness. All signs...

Back to the Future Project by Irina Werning

Irina Werning has been creating quite a buzz around the web. She came up with a creative idea similar to Dear Photograph. The concept is simple, take an old photo and re-create it in the same locations, wearing the exact same clothes. Seeing...

15 Movie Posters from an Alternate Universe

What if popular movies that we all know and love*, were created at a different slice of time? Who would be in it? Who would direct it? This great conceptual experiment was created by Peter Stults. Peter is an illustrator/designer from New...

40 Beautiful 8-Bit Artworks

8 Bit Art can refer to a style of synthesized electronic music called “chiptunes”, as well as a form of digital art called “pixel art”. Both chiptunes and Pixel Art can be more than 8-bits. Chiptunes, also referred to as...

50 Classic Automobile Typography Designs

Whenever I see a beautifully designed vehicle the first and most important action is to see what company is behind the design. As soon as you see that logo, your judgement based on that vehicle will, from now on, be...