The Internet As Vintage Books

Posted on 29 January 2010 oddy88

How would it have been if today’s popular internet websites and their web applications were artistically reinvented and designed as the 1960s book covers, so as to provide an insight into how these social networking sites may look if they were designed about 40 or 50 years ago? This innovating and enthralling series of images, in fact throw light on the illustrator’s creative thinking-process. The famous French autodidact graphic designer Stephane Massa-Bidal whose leading concept known as “Retrofuturs” (a mix of past, present and future), normally creates his designs with a minimalist approach and a retro touch.

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His present creative series “Web Services Covers Therapy” is definitely worth viewing taking the viewer in reminiscing that 60s era for modern networks like YouTube, Twitter, Wikipedia, MySpace, etc. These vintage images of today’s internet sites provide a virtual fusion connecting both the eras and are surely worth watching out for, for someone who cherishes such creativity as an addition to his vintage collection.

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ffffound vintage

Flickr


flickr vintage

Linkedln


linkedln vintage

MySpace


myspace vintage

Twitter


twitter vintage

Youtube


youtube vintage

Facebook


facebook vintage

Wikipedia


wikipedia vintage

Via Flickr.

3 Comments For This Post

  1. jim Jones Says:

    I love these designs, especially the stained water marks on the middle of the covers. Great detail.

  2. Tim Vinko Says:

    Wow, I like this idea a lot dude.

    Jess

  3. audrey Says:

    Very imaginative, I must say.

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