Like many designers, one of the many things that I find inspirational are vintage ads. I love their illustrations, typography, colors, and how they look as they become aged through time. In this Photoshop tutorial, I’ll show you how to create a worn out, low-saturation-colored vintage beach ad in Photoshop. We’ll use some beginner to intermediate level techniques such as the usage of brushes, editing colors, using filters, masking and a whole lot more! Preview
Six Revisions Skip site navigation 50 Beautiful Retro and Vintage Photoshop Tutorials May 2 2010 by Tomas Laurinavicius | 29 Comments Retro and vintage designs are valued for nostalgia and sentimental memories. You can notice that retro and vintage design is created by using rich colors, grunge elements and various textures.
I found this catalog in my parents' garage while I was home over Thanksgiving. BRIO is a Swedish toy company specializing in painted wooden toys, the kind that you'd envision Santa's elves to stay up late at night making. BRIO created a cohesive universe of cars, trucks, buildings, imitation household appliances, and, most importantly, trains, all swimming in bold colors and formed from solid, clunky shapes. Click image for larger view