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Strauss Record Cover by Jerome Snyder

Here’s another amazing record cover designed by the wonderful Jerome Snyder. This one is for the Philadelphia Orchestra. As usual the complexity of his textures and patterns is beyond belief. Truly a work of Mid Century Modern Art. Enjoy!

You might be interested in seeing my other Snyder posts: Book of bridge » and Prokofiev Record Cover »

Design: Jerome Snyder  |  Year: Unknown  |  Photo: Javier García

A Happy Holiday – Dalia Amihood, Israel

Here’s an awesome illustration from an unknown Israeli designer for a famous Israeli folk artist named Dalia Amihood. I really like the collage, colors and the simplicity of those illustrations. I could picture this being one of those huge ceramic tile murals.

There is a signature along with the year ‘62 in the last picture. Not sure what is says as it’s in Hebrew. If someone can read Hebrew please let me know what it says.

Design: Unknown   |   Year: 1962?   |   Photo: Javier García

Erik Nitsche, Stravinsky/Hindemith 10″ LP

Here’s an Erik Nitsche designed 10″ LP for Decca Gold Label Series. It is an Stravinsky/Hindemith LP conducted by Thomas Scherman and played by the Little Orchestra Society. It has some spot varnishes that were hard to capture on photo but I really like how abstract and organic this piece is. Enjoy!

Design: Erik Nitsche   |    Year: Unknown   |   Photo: Javier García

Stig Lindberg Playing Cards

Here’s my absolute favorite set of playing cards designed by the Swedish ceramic designer, Stig Lindberg. He was not only a ceramist but a glass designer, textile designer, industrial designer, painter, and illustrator.

This set is absolutely amazing. Each suit set (clubs, diamonds, hearts and spades) has a different illustration with a great amount of detail. I really love all his work and specifically fond of this particular set which took me a while to get a hold of. I hope you enjoy this one as much as I did.

Design: Stig Lindberg   |   Year: 1958   |   Photo: Javier García

If you haven’t seen the El Al playing cards designed by Jean David I’d recommend you take a look.

Skip To My Lou, Typography

Just some nice custom typography I found on a small Singing Games Book by the Girls Scouts of America titled “Skip To My Lou”. It has this Jim Flora vibe.

Design: Unknown | Year: 1958 | Photo: Scanned

México 1968 Olympics

I try to usually find my own subjects to post but I’ve been out for a couple weeks and I wanted to share this flickr photostream with all of you. User mezcal&tequila has an amazing collection off images from the 1968 Olympics in México that were designed by Lance Wyman. The graphics were amazing but I’m particularly fond of the dresses, I just hadn’t seen those before.

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