Posts Tagged ‘vintage’

Vintage World Cup Posters

Here are a few vintage World Cup posters for your perusing pleasure. Pictured above is the poster from the first Fifa World Cup Games, hosted in Uruguay in 1930.  

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Before there was Pantone…

The Pantone Color Guide was introduced in 1963, but long before that, in 1692, a book was written by a Dutch artist by the name of A. Boogert. The book was recently shared by Medieval book historian Erik Kwakkel, and as far as he knows, this gem is one of a kind. According to Boogert, [...]

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Poster Love

Oh how I love these WPA posters, created between 1936-1943. See the full collection on the Library of Congress website here.  

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Vintage Fashion Magazine Covers

Take a look at these exquisite illustrated magazine covers from the 1800′s to the 1930′s. Two editions of the Harper’s Bazar: the top one is a Thanksgiving edition from 1894 and the one above is from 1915. Earlier this year Harper’s Bazar celebrated their 140th anniversary. To view more vintage Harper’s Bazar covers, go here. [...]

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Sardine camera, anyone?

I adore Lomography’s new line of cameras called La Sardina. I love the illustration and the fun vintage feel of the cameras which are made to look like old cans of sardine. As they say on their web site, there are four different “specimens” to choose from. See them here.  

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