Isn't it marvelous? I just love it. Do I have a great mom in-law, or what? :D
My mom in-law Rose is a champion garage-saler. She has found fantastic bargains on everything from housewares to clothes to fabric. Last week, she discovered this newspaper magazine from the Milwaukee Journal, circa 1954 (Milwaukee had two papers: the Journal and the Sentinel. In 1995, amidst much bitterness and hostility, the two papers merged. It's now called the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel).
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I've always loved comparing logos to their vintage counterparts, even as a kid (more on that in a later post!). It's truly amazing that nearly 3 generations later and these products not only exist, but are thriving.
There is a blog that I love for just this reason: Different but the Same. Michelle takes product logos from the 70s and 80s and compares them to their new logos. The best part? You get to vote for your favorite - old or new (nine times out of ten I pick the old one, of course!). Try it for yourself but be forewarned - you're going to waste some time there. :D
I also love using old logos in my art! Here are some examples: