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The Superb Retro Posters Designed by Eppo Doeve in the 1940s and ’50s


Eppo Doeve (1907–1981), a Dutch painter and cartoonist of Indo descent born in Bandung, Indonesia, moved to the Netherlands in 1927, was knighted in the Order of Orange Nassau in 1973, and is known for his cartoons in Elsevier Weekblad and magazine, as well as his newspaper comics “Mannetje Bagatel” and “Kleine Isar, de Vierde Koning” with texts by Bertus Aafjes. Continue reading »

Stunning Retro Posters Promoting the Prohibition of Alcohol in Alberta, Canada

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Within the first few decades of the 20th century, the Temperance movement exerted a significant amount of influence over the continent of North America, and Alberta was not an exception. Continue reading »

The Superb Retro Inspired Posters by Xavier Esclusa Trias


Barcelona-based art director and designer Xavier Esclusa Trias created an impressive poster collection inspired by the timeless designs of vintage VHS and cassette tapes, celebrating the 80s and 90s aesthetic by drawing from iconic brands like Sony, JVC, Panasonic, and BASF to distill their essence into modern minimalist posters. Continue reading »

Art of Retro-Futurism in Jack Wang’s Tva Computer Design


The TVA Multifunctional Computer, inspired by Marvel’s “Loki,” merges retro charm with futuristic technology, crafted by 3D modeler Jack Wang. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Beautiful Photo Shoot of A Girl-Model and 1978 Lancia Sibilo


Photographer Camilo Rios White aka “RIOCAM” has shot a stunningly beautiful retro series, the main characters of which are a girl model and an incredible, fantastic Lancia Sibilo. Continue reading »

Stunning Retro Cover Illustrations from The Satirical German-Language Magazine “Kladderadatsch”

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The satirical German-language magazine Kladderadatsch (meaning “Crash” in an onomatopoeic sense) was launched in Berlin on May 7, 1848. Continue reading »

Vintage Photos That Show Lifestyle of Young People in the 1970s


While the counterculture of the 1960s had an impact on the youth of the 1970s, they were also open to new styles. Continue reading »

The Beer Advertising Posters Designed by Henry Jerome Schile in The 19th Century Are Truly Remarkable!


German-American artist Henry Jerome Schile was born in Oberharmersbach, Baden-Württemberg, in 1829. He emigrated to the US in 1851 and worked in New York in the middle of the 19th century. Continue reading »

Exploring the Vibrant 1970s Graffiti Scene of Boston Through The Photos of Jacobson Marciano

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In Boston’s bustling 1970s music scene, British bands were key. Fans of X-Ray Spex, Billy Idol, Sham 69, and the Buzzcocks spray-painted their names on Boston’s walls. Continue reading »

The Haunting Bird People Portraits by Sara Angelucci

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“Aviary” by Toronto-based artist Sara Angelucci overlays birds on vintage pictures, a popular photography style. These hauntingly strange human-animal hybrids indicate something more. “Aviary” shows that humans are vulnerable like environment and wildlife. It also discusses changing perspectives. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos of Yosemite National Park in the Late 1960s

Big Trees Museum (Galen Clarks Cabin), Yosemite National Park, 1969
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California’s Yosemite National Park. Sierra National Forest borders it on the southeast and Stanislaus National Forest on the northwest. The NPS manages 759,620 acres (1,187 sq mi; 3,074 km2) in four counties, centered in Tuolumne and Mariposa and extending north and east to Mono and south to Madera. Continue reading »

Early-20th-Century Haunting Portraits of Dr. Harvey Cushing’s Surgery Patients

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Yale University’s Harvey Cushing/John Hay Whitney Medical Library

Dr. Cushing, who also performed some of the first successful brain surgery, was a pioneer in neuroscience. The first effective electro-cautery device and the first use of x-rays to identify brain malignancies were developed by him. Continue reading »

Stunning Photos from Dick Smith’s Do-It-Yourself Monster Make-Up Handbook Published in 1965


“I wrote this book originally in 1965 to show young people how to have fun doing simple monster make-ups. It was published as a 60s magazine and was sold for many years as a back issue. Continue reading »

Le Vampir Glorieux: Bizarre Vintage Paintings of Vamprires by Boleslaw Biegas

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The surrealist Polish artist Boleslaw Biegas produced a wealth of works in both painting and sculpture. Continue reading »

Amazing Illustrations and Posters Designed by Duilio Cambellotti in the Early 20th Century

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Italian applied artist, illustrator, painter, sculptor, and designer Duilio Cambellotti (1876–1960) was involved in the Arts & Crafts and Art Nouveau movements, and his impact extended beyond the aesthetic and political to the social and political. His fidelity to agrarian motifs and versatility across a broad spectrum of visual and design disciplines have earned him recognition. Continue reading »

The Photos of the Stunning 1976 Citroën DS Tissier Car Transporter

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This automobile, which was constructed by Tissier in 1976 for a French motor club, was based on a Citroën DS from the year 1970. Continue reading »

Inside the 1950s BMW Isetta Brochure

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Argentine, Spanish, Belgian, French, Brazilian, German, and British manufacturers all get licenses to produce the Isetta microcar, which was designed in Italy. It was dubbed a bubble automobile, a moniker used by other vehicles with an egg shape and windows that resembled bubbles. Continue reading »

Stunning Photographs of Bronze Traffic Signal Towers in New York City From the 1920s

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In the early 20th century, New York’s Fifth Avenue faced severe congestion, with a mix of horses, carriages, pedestrians, street cars, bicycles, and automobiles vying for space. Continue reading »

Fascinating Portraits of a Young and Beautiful Pattie Boyd in the 1960s

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Pattie Boyd, born on March 17, 1944, inspired iconic songs and was married to George Harrison and Eric Clapton. Her influence is evident in hits like “Something,” “Layla,” and “Wonderful Tonight.” Continue reading »

Stephen Biesty’s Incredible Cross-Sections of Everything


In his works, the artist Stephen Biesty deconstructs complex objects – bridges, ships, buildings, cars, and the human body. He “cuts” objects into layers and parts, showing their internal structure. Continue reading »

Vinatge Occultist Calendar with Incredible Illustrations by Manuel Orazi

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An occultist calendar with illustrations by Manuel Orazi, commemorating magic for the upcoming year of 1896, was printed in a symbolic edition of 777 copies. Continue reading »

Atmospheric Black and White Photographs of Paris by Night in the Early 1930s

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In the early 1930s, Brassaï, the pseudonym for Gyula Halász, captured the essence of Paris at night through stunning black-and-white photographs, showcasing both its elegance and its underbelly. Continue reading »

Exploring the Geometric Elegance of Joseph Binder’s Vintage Posters

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Joseph Binder, a Vienna-born graphic designer and painter, founded Wiener Graphik in 1924. Gebrauchsgraphik, a leading German design magazine, showcased his work. Natural images depicted in geometric forms and flat colors defined his Viennese work. Continue reading »

Future as Seen Through the Eye of a Paleontologist Dougal Dixon


The future is unpredictable. Since the beginning of time, humans have tried to predict the future, but even the most advanced science cannot guarantee anything. Many people use fantasy to predict the future to fill this uncertainty. Dougal Dixon’s work may be the most intriguing. Continue reading »

Talented Polish Illustrator Ada Zielińska Blends Contemporary and Retro Styles in Her Art


A Polish illustrator and graphic designer, Ada Zielińska is a talented individual. Using a variety of styles, she combines contemporary aesthetics with the sentimentality of the 1970s and 1980s in her work. Continue reading »