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Throwback Thursday: Vintage Christmas album covers

H oping that all of you who celebrate have a holly jolly Christmas!

To keep it festive for this Christmas Eve edition of Throwback Thursday, I offer you some beautifully designed vintage holiday album covers, courtesy of Martin Klasch:

Ted Staunton’s Record Labels

If you haven’t yet visited Ted Staunton’s Gallery of Record Labels from the first half of the twentieth century, you have been MAJORLY missing out.

Here are some reasons why:

I can’t freakin’ get enough of them. And there are a bajillion more where these came from. Check out the beautifully extensive gallery HERE.

Kiddie Records Weekly

Unbelievable site that I recently discovered somehow (if I could retrace the site-to-site-to-site-ad infinitum itinerary, I promise I would.): Kiddie Records Weekly: Classics from the Golden Age. Kiddie Records Weekly features a weekly selection of  vintage children’s album designs. Their archives are enormous, AND they stream all the audio! It’s pure old-school craziness! Go forth and enjoy. And, for now, here are some of my faves (but I still have stacks to pore through):

Aren’t they amazing? Love them. Love the colors, love the type, love the illustrations… love it all.

Uppercase: A Magazine for the Creative and Curious

Issue 3 of Uppercase Magazine comes out on October 1st!

If you haven’t already done so, I strongly encourage you to purchase an issue or an annual subscription to this fabulous periodical, which is chock-full of brilliant design and infinite inspiration. And the best part is: we the readers often make up the creative content! There are lots of “calls for submission” for everyone to get involved and possibly be published in a future issue.


The following are some Uppercase Magazine-related images from their website to whet your design appetite even further and propel you to subscribe:




Kate Bingaman-Burt’s illustrated version:






Felt & Wire Shop!

From FeltAndWire.com

From FeltAndWire.com

In honor of Felt & Wire’s launch of their new online shop, I thought I’d go ahead and post some images of their fantastic double-sided wrapping paper, containing plenty of great type-related images.

Enjoy, and go visit the Felt & Wire Shop!






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