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Vintage Trade Card Designs

Vintage Trade Card Designs

January 22, 2015 from paul0v2's blog

Back in the days, business cars were called trade cards and businessman of those days would distribute to clients and potential customers just like we do now. The design on this cards is the only thing that actually changed over the year...
Inside the Studio of a Traditional Sign Painter

Inside the Studio of a Traditional Sign Painter

February 24, 2014 from paul0v2's blog

Take a look inside the studio of traditional sign painter Antonio "Tj" Guzzardi and get lost on this amazing space full of vintage signs and beautiful lettering.
Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

Vintage Stencil Style in Photoshop

December 30, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

Last week we posted a tutorial showing how to create simple artwork in Illustrator and then in Photoshop we added a few effects to make it look old and with that vintage/hipster feel. Some people asked about some of the steps in Photoshop...
Summer Pin-Up Photography Inspiration by Ana Dias

Summer Pin-Up Photography Inspiration by Ana Dias

July 02, 2013 from ibby's blog

Just in time for the 4th of July holiday, what better moment to enjoy a sunny gallery of summery shots by the talented Ana Dias of Portugal. "Big Girls Don't Cry" is Dias' visually stunning work inspired by the 50s pin-up girl. The overall...
Modern Games as Atari Cartridges

Modern Games as Atari Cartridges

April 10, 2013 from PauloGabriel's blog

We've always seen things from our time designed in vintage style. From advertising for Twitter and Facebook, to iPods from a past era. This time there's something fresh for all of those who love modern vintage design: modern games designed...
60s Illustrations by Tom McNeely

60s Illustrations by Tom McNeely

April 02, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

We post about new digital artists and designers most of the time, we also post about different styles and how designers and artists try to bring references from the past and adapt for the needs of the present. Last week I read that the Mad...
Vintage Packaging Design Inspiration

Vintage Packaging Design Inspiration

January 10, 2013 from abduzeedo's blog

Packaging design is one of the most important fields of design, it's holds direct communication between the product and the consumer and it is always nice to see the evolution of the field. From materials to typography, packaging design...
Case Study - Vintage Neon Sign

Case Study - Vintage Neon Sign

December 20, 2012 from paul0v2's blog

Today I selected an amazing Case Study by the illustrator Michael Doret. He will take you on a detailed journey of how he designed this awesome Vintage Neon Sign for Sweet. Take a look step by step and follow the notes of the author for...

Playing with the new Pixelmator 2.1 - Giveaway: iPod…

August 09, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

The Pixelmator team has just launched the new version of their really cool photo editing tool called Pixelmator 2.1 Cherry. We have been playing with a beta version for a few days and we are really impressed with the new features...

Hipster Text Effect in Photoshop CS6

May 07, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

A few weeks ago we posted a tutorial showing how to create a hipster text effect using Pixelmator. Now we decided to show you the same effect using Photoshop CS6. As we had said, we will be doing that in Fireworks and CSS as well. So stay...

Vintage Typography Inspiration

March 29, 2012 from paul0v2's blog

It's funny how big of a roll typography had on the old days when we didn't have computers to create all kinds of crazy graphics as we do today. Most designs relied on nothing but type and the cool mixes they had with the blend of colors...

Nice Vintage Badge in Pixelmator

February 24, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

Last year we published a tutorial showing how to create a nice badge in Photoshop and Illustrator. Now we decided to do the same, or similar effect using Pixelmator and its new vector tools. The result is very good and there are some nice...

Super Easy Vintage Look to Photos in Pixelmator

January 18, 2012 from abduzeedo's blog

Vintage looking photography is super trendy especially with so many apps for Android and iPhone, apps like Instagram, Hipstmatic and so on. The vintage look is cool and easy to create in Pixelmator especially light leaks. That's why I...

Insurance Map Cover Remake by Fake Studio

December 27, 2011 from abduzeedo's blog

Fake Studio worked with a few old maps covers made by The Sanborn Maps Co. edited at the beginning of the twelve century. They found those maps and fell in love with those type compositions so they decided to remake one of this old covers...

Vintage Christmas Ads

December 26, 2011 from AoiroStudio's blog

Christmas time is a great opportunity to find time and enjoy the holiday with family and friends. Every time, there's Christmas, there's just ads everywhere we look. It got me inspired to look and share this collection of vintage Christmas...