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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • Retro Runnin’ Bare QSL Cards

    • 12471 Views • 1970s, ArtComments Off on Retro Runnin’ Bare QSL Cards

    The arcane world of amateur radio remains somewhat of a mystery to us here at VoEA HQ but hey, each to their own, live and let live etc. We’ve uncovered a batch of pretty groovy QSL cards produced by radio hams and it seemed rude not to share them with...

  • El Hombre Nuclear Comic Book Covers

    • 19042 Views • 1970s, Art, TelevisionComments Off on El Hombre Nuclear Comic Book Covers

    Argentina’s historical inflation problems are well documented which probably explains why they were reluctant to give their version of the Six Million Dollar Man a monetary value. Instead they chose to call him El Hombre Nuclear which even those of us...

  • Boston Tea Party Posters

    • 27903 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Ephemera, MusicComments Off on Boston Tea Party Posters

    The Boston Tea Party venue on Berkeley Street (and latterly Claredon Street) , Boston, Massachusetts was only around for a relatively brief four years but in that time built itself a name as one of the great psychedelic music venues of the late sixties to...

  • Psycho Calendar qu’est-ce que c’est

    • 23873 Views • 1970s, Art, EphemeraComments Off on Psycho Calendar qu’est-ce que c’est

    We’ve featured the almost Pythonsesque work of Push-Pin studios and their pseudo-psychedelic (don’t know if that’s the right expression but it sounds good) images and now we’re paying them a second visit to look at a calendar they designed for...

  • Projekt Magazine Covers

    • 19095 Views • 1960s, 1970s, Art, Literature, MagazineComments Off on Projekt Magazine Covers

    Regular readers of VoEA will know that we’re quite fond of a bit of vintage art and graphic design from Poland. We’ve previously featured some unique designs in our 1960s Polish Film Poster Art post. Now it’s time to take a look at the...

  • Alan Aldridge – The Man with Kaleidoscope Eyes

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    During the late 1960s Alan Aldridge became the go-to artist for bands and publishers who were looking for the edgy, psychedelic design that was de rigueur at the time. In fact such was his influence that he helped create the graphic style that determined the...

  • British Designer – Paul Clark

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    Those of us of a certain age will almost certainly remember some of Paul Clark’s designs from our younger days in the 1960s and 70s particularly his household items. His unique Pop Art take on the Union Flag was possibly one of the first times it had been...

  • Sixties and Seventies Which? Magazines

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    Nowadays if you’re thinking of making a major purchase, you can pop into your local newsagents and buy a Which? magazine for Travel, Money, Car, Computing and Gardening or just take a look on the world wide web. However in this post we go back to a time...

  • Barack Obama’s Jazz – Album Cover Inspired Designs

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    One of our main unwritten rules here at VoEA Heights is that we stay well away from both religion and politics. Therein lies the road to loads of trouble! However we all know rules are here to be broken and when we saw this it seemed just too cool to pass by...

  • Herb Lubalin – Typographer Extraordinaire

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    Despite the fact that he passed away over 30 years ago in May 1981, Herb Lubalin’s shadow still looms large over modern typography and the ITC Avant Garde font he devised has been used widely on many logos throughout the last two decades. His work as a...