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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King Solomon




Here’s a great example of design from the early 60’s for the King Solomon Restaurants. The identity wonderfully integrated into exterior signs, menus, packaging and more. I love how the square Extended Eurostyle typeface integrates with the shapes if the icon.


Design: Sy Edelstein   |   Year: 1963   |   Photos: Scanned/Unknown

Swedish Furniture Logos


Here are some logos that I scanned from an old Bra Bohag catalog. These were the brands they distributed. The catalog is dated 1958-1959. Unfortunately there’s not much information I can give since it’s all in Swedish (Svenska) I believe. All I can say is that they are lovely logos that depict a great period, a great style and  fine quality furniture.

My favorite is the Tingströms logo. If anyone has info on the designers, feel free to share.

Design: Various/Unknown   |   Year: Unknown   |   Photos: Scanned/Unknown