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May 20, 2010

Visual History of BBC Television Logos and Idents from 1953

During the course of researching for a logo design project, I somehow ended up at rather intriguing website called 625.co.com, housing a rather terrific collection of Television logos and idents, in particular it was the BBC logos and idents that really interested me.

This website was created way back in 1997 and last revised 2006, so stagnated in terms of updates, but it still proves to be a fascinating insight into BBC television logo history.…

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February 13, 2010

Vintage typography in the wild – Decca TV and Radio

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Following my last post on vintage building typography and signage Robins Brewery, I went out on a mission to try and find further examples of this throw back to a time forgotten. I am even more ashamed that in all my 37 years in this small town, I have not fully noticed this gem of a vintage hand painted advertisement.

I walk down this street most days, yet apparently, not noticed what was right there in front of me.…

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November 12, 2009

House M.D. Helvetica TV Series Poster

House M.D. Helvetica TV Poster

Continuing my series of Helvetica based TV and Movie posters (Silence of the Lambs and Stargate Atlantis), I proudly bring you House M.D. once of my most watched TV shows. Love the character, love the acting, the humour, the banter and the various personality conflicts.

From watching Hugh doing is early comedy with Stephen Fry, it’s great to see how well he adapted to a more serious, but quirky roll.…

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