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Eastern European Movie Posters from the Past

Here is your chance to score some really cool looking vintage movie posters from the past. Eye Sea Posters sources original vintage film posters from around the world and makes them available at reasonable prices. Their collection is handpicked with an emphasis on design. They specialize in Polish and Turkish film posters from the 1960s and 1970s by artists like Jerzy Flisak, Wiktor Gorka, Andrzej...

How to Create Vintage Looking Posters
Written by Christopher Alm in Design

How to Create Vintage Looking Posters

Here is a handy guide written by Roger 99 that shows us how to create old-fashioned posters with that special vintage look, complete with aged paper feel. The tutorial explains in detail using a step-by-step guide how a advertisement for Facebook could have looked if it was available in the 1950s. There are also examples of YouTube, Twitter and Skype included. Read the tutorial here...

The Cocktail Nation Podcast

The Cocktail Nation

Libations 101
The Cocktail Nation on November 12th, 2017

Podcast #471: Libations 101

Unique Retro Flavored James Bond Cover Prints

Here’s something for the bachelor (or bachelorette) pad that has everything. Michael Gillette is the creative genius behind these unique covers of Penguin’s Ian Fleming James Bond novels that have instantly became iconic classics with every retro lover. Much requested, they are now available as limited edition, signed and numbered prints in conjunction with Ian Fleming Publications Ltd. Printed to the highest standards by the...

Retro Christmas Cards
Written by Christopher Alm in Design

Retro Christmas Cards

From WhatsBuzzin.com, comes a handful of original, well designed retro Holiday Cards that trend with the popularity of 1950s and 1960s themes as seen in the television shows “Mad Men“, “Pan Am” and 2011 film “The Help“. Featuring fun, nostalgic images of 1950’s and ’60’s Retro American Christmas. Set up the aluminum tree, plug in the color wheel, and put Bing on the on the...

The Stylish Art of Kevin Dart
Written by Guest Writer in Design

The Stylish Art of Kevin Dart

Stylish, bouncy, curvaceous, deadly – And she wants her panties back from old men who carry them in briefcases! “Yuki7 and the Gadget Girls” are the Mangaesque brainchildren of L.A. artist Kevin Dart. As books and animation Kevin and 14 other illustrators take you into a “fixties” style milieu of jazzy action and toned down colors to underscore a mood of light hearted murder and...

Pan Am Boeing 747 Cabin Recreated in Garage
Written by Christopher Alm in Design

Pan Am Boeing 747 Cabin Recreated in Garage

Anthony Toth’s home in California holds a hidden treasure unknown to most of the world. From the outside, his garage looks like any garage – but step inside and you are transported back in time to a first class Pan Am Boeing 747 cabin, circa 1979. Anthony, who works as a global sales director for United Airlines has had a lifetime dream of creating his...

Retro for the Professional
Written by Steven Padal in Design

Retro for the Professional

For all those photographers out there, the time has come. A high-end retro camera is in your near future. The Fujifilm FinePix X100 not only has a beautiful retro design, it also contains classic features that many will appreciate. It will sport a hybrid view-finder, which will have a window-type “bright frame” optical viewfinder similar to classic 135-size cameras incorporated with an electronic viewfinder system....

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