Monthly Archives: June 2009

LOL!

Back in the 70s, vans with airbrush murals came a dime a dozen. This one must have turned some heads!

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How can something this cool be a crime?

NC State student Joseph Carnevale, the artist behind the Traffic Barrel Monster, has been arrested for stealing the barrels and “cutting and screwing them together to make a statue,” which apparently is a misdemeanor in North Carolina. Carnevale goes by … Continue reading

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’60’s European Rally races

Watch Minis, 2-stroke Saabs, Citro├źn DSs, and even Ford Mustangs tear up the streets, fire roads, and goat tracks of Europe! What else are you gonna do, you’re on the clock? Watch ’em here.

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Kevin Dart

Another steal from Grain Edit. I love his animation/palette knife/Robert McGuiness/Samurai Jack style. This great little interview gives some insight into his methods, some sketches and a look at his very clean desk. Very late 60’s/early 70’s, very Mod, very … Continue reading

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Thrift-hawks

is a section on Grain Edit’s site that features design related eBay auctions, including gems like this poster for the 5th (1961) San Francisco International Film Festival, very Saul Bass. Also, an issue of Idea magazine featuring Wim Crouwel; I … Continue reading

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Speaking of color shift…

check out these pages from an old Plymouth brochure.. and the clothes. Let’s hope those don’t come back. Given the new American car trend of recycling, er, updating old designs; how long until we see something reminiscent of the ’71 … Continue reading

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Typography at 200mph.

Loving these amazing Porsche posters designed by Erich Strenger and Volz. You will start seeing more modern work that mimics the weird color shifting seen in these, bet on it. This post totally snatched from Grain Edit, see more here.

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