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Tag Archives: matchbox labels
We haven’t done a matchbox label that suggests a comic for a while; this one is for everybody who, once again, did not get a pony for Christmas. A white one. And riding lessons from a dashing guy in a … Continue reading
This is the first post from the smol typer, as seen in yesterday’s post. And what better topic to try out a new blogging tool on than a beautiful four color matchbox label. “The Globe” displays a lot of creative … Continue reading
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s Flyingman! (Or should that be “Shazam!” …)
Best product name ever. And of course the logo for Not Poisonous is a photographer in a knickerbocker suit wrestling with a brace of sighthounds. No, I am not the art director at the Vulcan Works. But I wish I … Continue reading
OK. There’s this matchbox label. It’s well designed, and there’s kind of an interesting font, and there’s something oddly mysterious about it. It seems to celebrate an altitude–there’s something important somewhere that is 1761 meters above sea level. (That’s 1.094 … Continue reading
Another set of characters in search of a story from my virtual collection of matchbox labels. Announcing, with considerable fanfare, the story of And her journey far from her native flocks and meadows with her companion Away from the mountains … Continue reading
Until tomorrow, when I am going to figure out the photography issues, have a Russian stewardess dancing with a rocket. Sometime in the late 50s or early 60s. On a matchbox label.
This Indian matchbox label is my new major inspiration for the Angel/Devil project. (I think the Devil’s horn rimmed glasses are definitely going to do this sometimes.) Since I have a word processor now, but still no scanner and no … Continue reading
Because what blogger can resist an elegant matchbox label that exactly fits with the theme of the last few posts? Well, not one whi already crazy for the design aesthetic of old matchbox labels, that’s for sure. Especially if it … Continue reading