Tag Archives: type & typography

Eretouche

Blink!

3DE — Seen today in Hoogstraat/Rue Haute, Brussels

BrioFR

Blink!

Brio Soap Boxes — Seen today in Blaesstraat/rue Blaes, Brussels

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Painting

Art books — Two books on painting. The one above dates from 1936 but was passed on to me by my good friend and colleague PD last year. The title would translate as Beauty in the Art of Painting. It is … Continue reading

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Electrola!

78rpm sleeves [6] These two close the series on 78 rpm record sleeves. Enjoy.

Decca2

Decca!

78rpm sleeves [5] My box is nearly empty now. A few more to go. And then, back to books.

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Victory!

78rpm sleeves [4] tomorrow: Decca!

RegalZonophone

Regal! Olympia! Elite!

78rpm sleeves [3] Cristal, Odeon, Imperial, Olympia, Elite…  all very serious and pompous names. Even amusement was highbrow in the days before rock ‘n roll. Next: Victory!

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Pathé! Telefunken!

78rpm sleeves [2] The empty Pathé sleeve is not part of the box-collection. More to follow.

cristal

Cristal! Odeon! Imperial!

78rpm sleeves [1] The music I grew up with was always associated with imagery. En plus, I lived and survived the era of the ‘concept album’. Every 33 rpm record had it’s own lavishly designed 30 by 30 cm back … Continue reading

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Boxed treasure

78rpm sleeves — I have a weakness for old paper. I like the surface it has and the life it had. So I collect stuff that other people would throw away. It is rare to come across plain old useless … Continue reading