One of the greatest influences in my work is the 80s, maybe because I grew up in that decade and I was always watching TV or playing my Atari 2600. The colors, the geometric plans with neon, light effect and gradients, everything looked so cool to me. So in this post I will show you some typography effects I really like and are somehow inspired by that period of time.
I'm a Brazilian product designer based in Oakland, California currently working for Google as a Staff Designer. I am also the founder of Abduzeedo, an award-winning digital publication about design and a personal project that has become the source of inspiration for millions of designers and enthusiasts.
Karate Kid is a classic from the 80s, with memorable passages like the training Karate by polishing cars, or catching flies with chopsticks. Besides that there was Cobra Kai and their sensei. So many memories and inspirations from that beautiful decade. PJ McQuade captured that amazingly well in his illustration titled The Karate Kid: Final Fight.
Wax On, Wax Off. Show me paint the fence. Mercy is for the weak. What is the problem Mr. Lawrence? I want him out of commission. Sweep the Leg. Finish him! You're all right, LaRusso! The Karate Kid is a classic.
How was your Weekend? Did you get to watch the anticipated comeback from the Netflix's Stranger Things 2 for their Second Season? I did, until the very wee hours of this morning so I can go to bed in peace. No spoilers will be revealed in this article! On ABDZ, we love the 80s! We decided to pay tribute to this series by sharing what they have released in the past weeks in tribute to the 80s as well. Let's take a look!