Tag: neon

If you’ve ever been to Hong Kong, one of the first things you’ll notice while in the city is the abundance of neon lights strewn across and over the streets and avenues of the city. It’s a beautiful sight at night when the asphalt glows with the lights above it. This documentary explores the work and […]

This is one of the coolest videos I’ve seen in a while. It follows Mike Heist, a Portland, Oregon-based neon sign maker who is responsible for many of the city’s iconic neon signs.

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Umm, this might be my new favorite Tumblr. UZICOPTER is a Tumblr owned by Signalnoise that collects awesome ’80s visualizations. You know, lasers, neon lights, rainbow fades, red glowing orbs…that sort of stuff. All for you to look at and scroll through.

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I’ve posted about the Colby Poster Printing Company many times before and I just picked up this magnificent book about the now-closed print shop and its iconic fluorescent signs that inspired an entire visual identity for Los Angeles. The book entitled In the Good Name of the Company: Artworks and ephemera produced by or in tandem […]

Can’t believe that at one point in time in American history, people were almost content to own a plastic car that disassembles itself like this. And those colors…GOD.

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I missed Allen Ruppersberg’s “You & Me” billboard in February of 2013 (I was living in LA at the time) but I wish I had seen it in person. Looks amazing. It’s an obvious homage to the Colby Poster Printing Company which I just made a few posts about.