Get Lost In Twentieth Century Chinese Graphic Design

This awesome book from 2010 will let you get lost in thought looking at the wonderful complexity of a culture that few westerners understand—Chinese culture. To paraphrase the description from Amazon, the book takes us from the beginnings of Chinese graphics, to the arrival of Art Deco to Shanghai, the influence or Russian Constructivism, and … Continue reading Get Lost In Twentieth Century Chinese Graphic Design

New retro-looking camera puts the focus on taking photos

This new camera captures light in a tube. What? Sounds retro, right? Does it come with a black hood you drape over your head? Um, no. The newest camera on the market is completely different than anything most of us have ever used. Ever. And this is the new thing about this camera: You take the … Continue reading New retro-looking camera puts the focus on taking photos

Vintage movie posters from all times and places

I have to admit that I was looking forward to seeing the posters in this collection by Designer Daily. I think they’re very good for the most part. But the ones that I’m still thinking about are the ones that I did not expect to see in this collection. I didn’t have any posters in … Continue reading Vintage movie posters from all times and places