Have I mentioned my ephemera-fascination? Not all things old, just the cool ones.
The New York Public Library just stepped up and delivered an online database of images spanning back thru history. Amazing (especially for designers who like this stuff)! Searching for “cyrillic” gave me this image:
… and searching for 1950 gave me photos of zillions of people I don’t even know!
Check it out next time you need something visually oldschool. Even if it’s way oldschool.
Wow, just found this website detailing (short) the history of graphic design. Great visuals and simple explanations keep this easy to access, understand, assimilate. A really great overview. Thanks designhistory.org!