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Fun & Amazing Vintage Print Ads Roundup for Inspiration

Wetern Electric: Western Electric was ahead of their times. Amazing how technology is moving so fast. This ad below is from 1969 (I think), but a prototype was tested in 1956.

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Ad 1955 General Telephone System: Tradition of Service

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1955 Ad Realist Camera. Stereo Realist. Cool. It says you can take 3D snapshots with this 2 eyed camera!

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1968 Ad Polaroid instant land camera. The 60 second excitement. I can’t imagine what would happen if today’s digital cameras made you wait 60 seconds before seeing the image. That would cause a lot of excitement.

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Ohio Art – Might Tiny Product Packaging: Hey this kind of reminds me of the Sony mini discs? What ever happened to those?

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Some Volkswagen Ads:

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Have no fear…Even Wilt can fit in the latest VW!.  See a VW ad from our times:

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and if you want to buy the car you can buy it here, y’never know.

Camel Cigarettes: Its interesting how cigarette companies specifically chose doctors to promote the product.  It would seem that health was a concern for smokers – even back then – and therefore probably ads  like this would reassure the people it’s not so bad and reduce health concerns.

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Phillip Morris SuperLights (SpaceStation) – the space age

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Zippo – Just For Mom Source – That’s funny.

NOW FOR DRINKS:
CocaCola “coke” Hospitality: Couches used to be pretty small back then – that can’t be a 3 seater. It’s actually nice how in such a casual atmosphere people used to dress so fancy. At least that what it seems like based on this image.

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Pepsi Cola – Gives More Bounce for the Ounce: I think the logo on the bottle cap looks pretty good. BTW check out below the way Pepsi branding has evolved over time, it’s pretty interesting.

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VARIOUS SNACKS and FOODS:

LifeSavers Sweet Talk:

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1954 LifeSavers Cool and Refreshing:

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1963 Kelloggs: Big Bowl of Corn Flakes

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1959 Alpha-Bits Cereal: New oat cereal with energy from A to Z

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1957 Post Grape Nuts: that’s pretty slim

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Jello flavors: I can not imagine eating olives with Jello, but I do love olives and I have never tried it, so who knows.

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A selected few from the JELLO SERIES: It’s awesome how illustration used to be so prominent in print ads of the 50’s . It’s refreshing to see such nice illustrations while being influenced by todays computer age. Today, hand illustrations are used much less than they could be, I think, when an illustration is done well, it  could really spice up a project.

Jello Kangaroo:

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Jello Leopard:

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Jello Elephant:

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Jello Polar Bear:

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Jellow Series: see here and buy the prints too

Enjoy!

How to create a Funky (Webby Style) VINYL RECORD

I hope you find this Vinyl Record tutorial useful.  In this exclusive video tutorial I will show you how to create a shiny old-school vinyl record – just like this one you can see here down below. Just click on this nice looking button to watch the video tut. Creative Tip: Always remember – there are usually many ways to get similar results done when using Photoshop, so when you are following this tutorial feel free to experiment with different filters and blending options and possibly you will come up with your very own version of a vinyl record!

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6-Color Light Rays Backgrounds – on GraphicRiver

My GraphicRiver Collection is continuing to grow with some recently added awesome new graphic elements. One of my latests additions is here so you can check it out – Super, Very Cool, Burst of Light Rays Backgrounds.

INCLUDES:
• 6 Color variations.
• 2 Layered PSD files at 300dpi
• 6 Medium Size Jpgs (72dpi) 1388px by 800px
• 6 Large Size Jpgs (72dpi) 3000px by 1729px
•  Amazing and Useful Backgrounds!

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Please note: this previe has been made smaller to fit on Photoshopcandy.
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