Monthly Archives: July 2012

Detail from a folder cover

Because those posts with lots of photos of old magazines are very tall, and this blog really ought to be showing off my design work (how else is a freelance graphic and web designer going to advertise himself?) here’s a … Continue reading

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Housewife magazine, 1947

A few spreads from a 1947 edition of Housewife magazine. It is everything you would expect – patronising, shallow and chauvinistic, but it has a real old fashioned charm. One thing that stands out on reading it is the effect … Continue reading

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Promotional material for a theatre

A recent conversation on Twitter about improving theatre attendance reminded me about this brochure I did a long time ago. It is probably my favourite piece of work, so I’m slightly surprised I haven’t blogged it before. It was a … Continue reading

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From the children’s book Man And His Car, 1974

This book really can’t make up its mind whether it is pro- or anti-car. Either way, some of the illustrations (which use two very different styles) are very nice.

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Practical Householder Magazine

Sober looking men doing DIY while smoking a pipe, swinging girls and 1950s/60s adverts. What’s not to like.

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