Tuesday, December 09, 2008

Chase Motel

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Canton, Ohio

More Midcentury Christmas
Frank Sinatra & Bing Crosby - We Wish You the Merriest


Karswell said...

I love "hi lo" seperated letters on rectangles like that, nobody does stuff like that on signs anymore. This is also probably my favorite retro color combo, flat tan and brick red... half the stuff I design winds up with those colors. And you can't beat a neon star no matter where it falls!

Joe said...

Sweet! The "hi lo" gives the sign movement. Almost as if there's a chase going on.

Dane said...

"hi lo"! That's the term I've been looking for. Thanks, guys.

Karswell said...

>"hi lo"! That's the term I've been looking for.

I totally just made it up... I have no idea what it would really be called but that seems to work. And years from now I better get credit for it if it sticks!

Dane said...

We are going to proceed as if it's always been the term. It's perfect.


Music is posted for a short time, and while I use it in part to (hopefully, though not always) go along with the theme of the photo, I also post it in hopes someone will give it a try and fall in love with it as I have. Perhaps they will then seek out more by the artist and buy more cds. That's how it works with me, anyway. If you like it, pick it up at the store; support the artists you love.


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