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Retro Visuals – Vintage Inspiration

Authentic vintage graphics are great inspiration for color use, typography and visual layout. Check out this incredibly inspiring collection of English and Japanese postage stamps, old British wrestling posters, matchbox labels and photographic film packaging.

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This mix of quirky visual memorabilia gives great insight into old print techniques and font styling of the past couple of decades. The web is now a fantastic and inspiring place to research old, lost and forgotten visual gems.

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Color saturation and the clever use of color combinations really give relevance to graphic themes we are seeing today.

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The Stylesight graphic team’s graphic highlight from the collection is the British wrestling posters from the mid 70s.

Check out more of this vintage visual showcase on Maraid’s Flickr photostream.

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