Automobile Art: Terrific Type

In the 1950s-60s; the golden age of automobiles, more detail was paid to the way the name of the car was displayed on the vehicle itself. Retro fonts were usually cursive or an angular all-caps and they tended to stand out in gorgeous chrome. I love taking photos of cars, but recently, I have been focusing on these retro title badges. As a Graphic Designer whose main passion is typography, and as someone who loves older cars, this merging of interests was bound to occur. Another blogger seems to have the same fondness, stating on their site that “for those with a serious script fetish, this might not be safe for work.” This is too true, and of fair warning. Below are some of my own photos:  

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