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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • Popular Science Leisure Homes Book.

    • 22812 Views • 1970s, Architecture, Art, LiteratureComments Off on Popular Science Leisure Homes Book.

    Here we have some cool illustrations of Seventies style houses from the Popular Science Leisure Homes Book. The book by Alfred Lees was first published in 1980, it’s packed with various designs including an underground solar house, an octagon house...

  • Reimagined Jazz Album Covers

    • 20596 Views • 1960s, Art, Music, VinylComments Off on Reimagined Jazz Album Covers

    Jazz album covers by record labels such as Blue Note and Verve were pretty cool and well designed when they were originally released. However designer Jeff Rochester from America has recently picked some classic album covers like Blue Train by John...

  • Communist Poster Art

    • 21059 Views • 1950s, Art, PosterComments Off on Communist Poster Art

    You can say what you like about the communist regimes, they knew how to make a nice poster…. The artwork typical of most communist governments, especially in Eastern Europe, was big and bold, kind of angular and Modernist, simple, and usually involving...

  • Hammer Time – Film Posters

    • 13162 Views • Art, Film, PosterComments Off on Hammer Time – Film Posters

    With Halloween just around the corner, what better time for Hammer Films to unleash their new selection of official prints from their vast back catalogue of movies...

  • Under The Influence of Saul Bass

    • 14497 Views • 1950s, 1960s, ArtComments Off on Under The Influence of Saul Bass

    Originally we were going to do a post with lots of word...

  • Here Come The Nice – Small Faces illustration

    • 13637 Views • 1960s, Art, MusicComments Off on Here Come The Nice – Small Faces illustration

    As The Small Faces Bass player and songwriter Ronnie “Plonk” Lane would of said – Nice. Designer and illustrator Toby Thane created this cool tribute to the Sixties mod band and the groups that formed when they split – The Faces and...

  • Cover Versions

    • 11040 Views • Art, Book Covers, Music, VinylComments Off on Cover Versions

    These have been on the Internet for awhile – well since 2009, but they have only just appeared on the Voices of East Anglia radar. Freelance designers Littlepixel recreated some of their favourite album covers in the style of the Sixties...

  • Ten Songs a Week – Inner City Blues

    • 7218 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, DJ mix, MusicComments Off on Ten Songs a Week – Inner City Blues

    You may have had your Five a day, now it’s time for your Ten Songs a week.These cool compilations are put together by freelance graphic designer Jean Mosambi. As well as selecting some good tunes Jean also uses his designing skills to create some...

  • Bootleg Film Posters

    • 20141 Views • Art, Film, PosterComments Off on Bootleg Film Posters

    And it goes a little something like this. In Ghana they have travelling movie shows that screen Bootlegs of various western movies to audiences around the country. To promote the film screenings, the artists from Ghana recreate their own version of the...

  • Pauline Boty – A Life Lived

    • 28437 Views • 1960s, Art, PopularComments Off on Pauline Boty – A Life Lived

    Discounting the likes of the Beatles and Rolling Stones who are obvious contenders; if we could select one person who epitomised that whole Swinging Sixties, art school, groovy London scene it would most likely be Pauline Boty. Yes we know. Not a name we’d...