Archive for the ‘Useful sites.’ Category


Monday, July 27th, 2015

Estonian mitten patterns, not seasonal but worth a look.



Meyer’s Ornament; 1898.

Thursday, July 23rd, 2015

You can see more of this splendid book here. If you like these you might also like these.

Cardboard America.

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

A huge collection of old postcards, arranged by state.


Eee by gum.

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

A blog dedicated to old Japanese gum wrappers.


Plakat Kontor.

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

A great site dedicated to German posters, from 1880-1990.

Corpus typographique français.

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

A seriously good collection of old French typography can be found right here.


Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

So many more labels here. It will wipe out the rest of your week.


Cine Africa.

Sunday, June 14th, 2015

A site documenting the architecture of Africa’s old cinemas, starting with Angola.

Foreign Movie Posters.

Wednesday, June 10th, 2015

A whole tumblr dedicated to foreign movie posters, all genres & eras.

Robot wars.

Tuesday, June 9th, 2015

Nothing but vintage robots. See this site too.



Sunday, May 31st, 2015

A blog devoted to vintage Israeli napkins. Thank you to our friend Shir David for sharing!


Junk Type.

Monday, May 18th, 2015

Typography, lettering, badges & logos found whilst junkin’.


Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

100s of old Hungarian posters for your delectation.



Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

100s of super graphic navy flags.

Safety first.

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2015

A collection of old Dutch safety at work posters. You can see lots more here.


Japanese Donut Museum.

Sunday, April 19th, 2015

Every single flavour, made by Mister Donut, since the 1970s. Baking inspiration!


Wednesday, April 15th, 2015

A blog dedicated to the typography and tiles of the Berlin U-Bahn system.

Fierce Ham.

Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

Our favourite new Instagram follow is this account dedicated to singular, found letters. A type lovers dream!


Wednesday, April 8th, 2015

All the best playgrounds are here.

Beautiful Maps.

Monday, April 6th, 2015

A Tumblr dedicated to beautiful maps, old & new.


Wednesday, April 1st, 2015

Pysanka is the Ukrainian art of decorating eggs, using ink and a wax resist. More here.

Abandoned Russia.

Sunday, March 29th, 2015


A site dedicated to abandoned Russia.


Soviet Innerness.

Thursday, March 19th, 2015

A site exploring the decrepit interiors of Soviet buildings.

Aerial Wallpapers.

Sunday, March 15th, 2015


Science is Strange.

Tuesday, March 10th, 2015

A tumblr of scans from science journals dated 1950-1980