Sunday, November 22, 2009

Vintage Fruit Crate Labels.

Jane Maxwell turned me on to vintage fruit crate labels a few years back. She uses them in the collage of her art to make references to female anatomy in a tongue in cheek way.

The design of the labels is spectacular. It evokes a simpler time. I am drawn to the 3D type that is often used for the brand names. The labels remind me of old movie production studio advertisements that scroll before the movie starts.

Here is a small collection of some of my favorites.

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