Inspiration Archives




Vernacular Circles An Archive of Vintage Mile Cap Designs

Vintage Milk Cap Design Archive – Vernacular Circles by Midnight Umbrella

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/14
Filed In Categories: Designer Spotlight, Inspiration, Packaging Design, Vintage
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Post Excerpt: Vintage Milk Cap Design Archive – Vernacular Circles by Midnight Umbrella Vernacular Circles by Midnight Umbrella; a beautiful look back on vintage milk cap designs with stunning use of colours and type. The presentation of which really helps make the… Read More

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Swissair Logo Designs and SAirGroup from 1931 through to 2002

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/13
Filed In Categories: Famous Logos, Inspiration
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Post Excerpt: Swissair Logo Designs from 1931 through to 2002 Swissair Logo Designs from 1931 through to 2002 is a jam-packed collection of logo designs, promotional materials and poster designs throughout the last century. Worth noting that this post was last updated… Read More

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Solara Car Wrecks – Acrylic Colour Paint on 144 Scraped Cars by Zoer

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/06
Filed In Categories: Colour, Designer Spotlight, Inspiration


Post Excerpt: Solara Car Wrecks – Acrylic Colour Paint on 144 Scraped Cars by Zoer Wow! There’s so much colour and other hugely important ecological topics going on here with Project Solara Car Wrecks, by French Artist Zoer, it’s slightly dizzying to… Read More

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Vintage Monochrome Logos & Trademarks from the 1950s – 1970s

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/04
Filed In Categories: Designer Spotlight, Inspiration, Logo Design, Vintage
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Post Excerpt: Vintage Monochrome MCM Logos & Trademarks from the 1950s – 1970s Vintage Monochrome MCM Logos & Trademarks from the from the 1950s to early 1970s, which have been excavated from various design publications, collated by Sandi Vincent on Flickr.… Read More

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Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover Designs

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2020/01/02
Filed In Categories: Design, Inspiration
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Post Excerpt: NASA Sp-45 Mercury Project Summary including Results of the Fourth Manned Orbital Flight, 1963 Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover Designs A stunning collection of Vintage NASA Space Publications Various Manual & Report Cover… Read More

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Vintage Air Canada Logo Rainbow Poster Design Recreated for Download

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/12/31
Filed In Categories: Downloads, Inspiration, Poster Design, Vintage
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Post Excerpt: What an incredibly delightful design from vintage Air… Read More

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Nike NYC Headquarters Logo & Brand Concepts by Bureau Borsche

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/12/21
Filed In Categories: Designer Spotlight, Famous Logos, Inspiration, Logo Design, Typography


Post Excerpt:   Nike NYC Headquarters Logo & Brand Concepts Here’s some famous logo and brand identity inspiration for you this Saturday; Nike NYC Headquarters Logo & Brand Concepts work by Bureau Borsche; I just loved the rawness of some of these Nike… Read More

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Disney Tutorial: Educational Tips on Drawing The Cute Character

Written by: Graham Smith: The Logo Smith Posted: 2019/12/15
Filed In Categories: Illustration, Inspiration, Vintage


Post Excerpt: Disney Tutorial: Educational Tips on Drawing The Cute Character Drawing The Cute Character: The illustration and animation of the Cute Character is what Disney is so well known for, and has been forever and ever, and ever.  This is a fascinating… Read More

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