(via BVD: 7-Eleven | AisleOne)
“The English translation for the title of this 1961 Czechoslovakian book, Monolecky, Muze s Plnovousem translates to Monolecky, Man With a Beard. It was written by Jiri R. Pick (1925-1983) and brilliantly designed by Milos Noll (1926-1998) who took great liberty with the display of the text.”
Amazing typography from 1945 Italian newspaper celebrating a liberating country (via Il Post)
I’d love a studio like that » A House to Live With: Paul Rand in Esquire 1953 (via Design Observer)
Handlettered logos from defunct department stores here
Soviet Fabrics, 1920s-1930s via HOW TO BE A RETRONAUT
1976 Montréal Olympics Graphics Manual (by AisleOne)
Collection of covers over at ASB Cover Archive, here an example by George Salter from 1955.
Hans G. Conrad: Ausstellungspavillon der Firma Braun, 1959 (by ReneSpitz) Picture taken from the book: René Spitz: »hfg ulm. The view behind the foreground. The political history of the Ulm School of Design (1953-1968)«. Stuttgart 2002.