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January 28, 2012

Kong on C64

Kong on C64

Kong, by Anirog, is the 7th game in my retro C64 (tagged to all other C64 posts) photo collection series.

Kong was the very first game that I purchased shortly after getting the C64 as an awesome Christmas present (the very best present EVER received). I distinctly remember going over to Brighton on the train to visist the best computer shop at the time called Gamer.…

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January 28, 2012

Rare Vintage Type Specimens at the Open Library

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The Open Library provides you with an ever growing collection of digitised vintage and rare type specimen books. They are downloadable as reasonably high-resolution PDF’s.

Lot’s of classy eye candy.…

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January 27, 2012

Vintage Themed Posters from Paul Rogers

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Why do “we” never tire with this fascination/obsession with vintage design? The work that Paul Rogers turns out inspires me no end. There are many more examples of Paul’s work over on his website.

► Found on DesignWorkLife

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October 22, 2011

Vintage 70′s Racing Decals

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These Vintage 70′s Racing Decals over on ISO50 are hotter than hot…

Originally posted: Vintage 70′s Racing Decals

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September 14, 2011

Vintage 1970′s McDonaldland Brand Specification Manual

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This vintage 1970′s McDonaldland Brand Specification Manual, or style guide, has nothing to do with logos, but all to do with creating and presenting consistency. The manual was presented to licensees to help create McDonaldland-licensed items.

This is a winning find with all credit goes Jason Liebig for scanning in the brand manual, and displaying in his McDonald’s Flickr set. I found this via Retronaut.…

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August 20, 2011

Apple Web Design Guide Circa 1996

Apple Web Design Guide

Sadly no pretty pictures to look at in this Apple Web Design Guide from 1996, a 39 page PDF, but it is an interesting insight into Apple as well as a nostalgic trip down memory lane, and in internet terms it can certainly be classified as vintage material.

You can download the PDF guide via DesignersTalk.com

The following excerpts are taken from the Apple Web Design Guide.…

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August 3, 2011

Recreated-Vintage VW Logo Specification Poster For Download

Vintage VW Logo Spec Sheet

After posting the Vintage VW Logo Specifications Sheet; one thing lead to another, and now I can present a reasonably faithful recreation of the Vintage VW Logo Specification Sheet.

Why the recreation?

No real reason other than I thought it would be a fun project to work on, but also the original lacks some quality so can’t be enlarged and printed out to well.…

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