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Bold Typography in Vintage Japanese Newspapers

As a designer, it’s easy to get stuck in the style trends of today… so here’s some typographic inspiration from vintage Japan. Coming from a large collection of 3000 ads from the years 1891 – 1945 (put together by the ...
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Animated Victorians: Anatomy from 111 Years Ago

It’s now time to take an animated look inside the human body – as seen in 1901. These fantastic anatomical animations were recently created by Maria Popova at one of our favorite sites, the very smart Brain Pickings. The images, ...
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We Love Friday!- Honoring Veterans

Eve Merriam once said, “I dream of giving birth to a child who will ask, ‘Mother, what was war?'” While world peace would be the most wonderful thing imaginable, freedom is an amazing privilege that we would not have without ...
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Satoshi Hashimoto Illustrates a Retro/Modern World

Yokohama based Satoshi Hashimoto is kicking it old-school cool. This Japanese illustrator has the touch of a mid-century master, creating a world of goatee sporting beatniks and cocktail swizzling cool guys brought up to the modern age. His figures, which ...
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Blast From the Past: Hilarious Halloween Costumes

It’s hard to imagine what Halloween costumes were like before slutty versions of every imaginable character fresh from the sweat shops of China graced our store shelves. Back in the day before temporary Halloween stores could be found in strip ...