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16 Inspiring Examples of Retro and Vintage Elements in Web Design

By / Aug 5, 2013 / Inspiration

Sometimes it’s a texture, a type, a background image, a color scheme or even an icon. There are a lot of elements you can add to a web design to give it a retro or vintage feel. For this post, we’ve gathered a collection of sites that use this design style. So if you’re next…

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Retro Inspiration

By / Jun 10, 2011 / Inspiration

Retro is a word that derives from the Latin prefix retro, meaning “backwards” or “in past times”. I think extremely interesting that we look back and get inspired by designs produced a while back, or even some recent ones that use the retro style. Since Friday is always a good day to relax and browse…

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50 Retro and Vintage Web Designs to Inspire You

By / Mar 29, 2010 / Inspiration

Last Friday (March, 26th), Henry posted an article with 30 Fonts Perfect for Vintage and Retro Style Design and I simply loved the first font of the list, the matchbook typefaces. By the time I saw it I could think of several good ways to use it in web design, print design on even other ways. I was so inspired that I decided to do a selection of retro and vintage websites for our weekly web design inspirational post. I really like retro and vintage stuff… websites, posters, print, adds, everything.

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Create a New Retro Text Effect in Photoshop

By / Oct 7, 2009 / Tutorials

Faking aged, printed media has been massive since the ‘grunge’ style first became mainstream years ago. Textured work with a vintage feel is still very popular, but more recently it’s the ‘new retro’ style that’s captured the imagination. The general idea is to create a vision of the future… from the past.

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How to Create Retro Art in Photoshop

By / Sep 15, 2009 / Tutorials

This was actually a brief given to me by up and coming UK band Rapids! For some poster art they wanted. They wanted a couple dancing with the heads replaced by an embellishment of the famous yellow ‘Acid face’ and done in a retro, cut & paste style.

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30 Useful Photoshop Tutorials for Vintage and Retro Style

By / Aug 31, 2009 / Tutorials

In past articles, we’ve shown you where to find plenty of great textures for vintage and retro style design. So now if you’re wanting to learn some techniques to put those to use, you’re in luck. Here are 30 very useful Photoshop tutorials that will teach you techniques to add vintage and retro elements to…