Vintage Cafe Notebooks
Mel's Diner in Phoenix, Arizona was the setting in the TV show, Alice, that aired on CBS from August 31, 1976 to March 19, 1985. The series is based on the 1974 film Alice Doesn't Live Here Anymore. The diner exterior footage was all shot at the actual Mel's Diner on Grand Avenue in Phoenix, while the interior was all shot on sets in Burbank. This version of the Mel's Diner design includes a realistic vintage treatment to give it true retro look like you picked it up back in 1976.
Tags: obey, retro, mel-sharples, vintage, arizona
Doggie Diner was a local fast food chain serving hot dogs and hamburgers in San Francisco that operated from 1948 to 1986. At one time there were 30 locations around the San Francisco Bay Area, mostly concentrated in San Francisco and were quite iconic with their giant fiberglass doggie heads on their signs. This version of the Doggie Diner design includes an embellished version of their original logo. If you'd like a more vintage appearance, check out my Doggie Diner Vintage design which includes a realistic distressing to make it look like an old school original.
Tags: classic, distressed, retro, vintage, dachshund
Mega Man is an android called Rock, created as a lab assistant by the scientist Dr. Light. Following treachery by Dr. Wily, Rock was converted into a battle robot to defend the world from Wily's violent robotic threats, thus becoming Mega Man. This vintage video game design features 8-bit artwork and the original Japanese titling along with plenty of hand painted distressing to give it a straight outta the 80s kind of look.
Tags: art, vintage, nintendo, pixelated, classic-mega-man
Kewpee Hamburgers is the second known chain of hamburger fast-food restaurants in America. Founded in 1923 in Flint, Michigan, Kewpee was named after the popular 'Kewpie Dolls' popular at the time. Their square burger patty's are said to have inspired Dave Thomas, founder of Wendy's, in the development of his own chain. This version of the Kewpee tee features heavy vintage effect with lots of chips and cracks to make it look like it came straight from 1923.
Tags: kewpie, drive-in, hamburger, diner, vintage-diner
When I said where do you wanna go on vacation, where did you say? Rusty? "Hawaii?" Shut up Rus, Audry? Not every vacation is going to be a winner, but how bad can it be when you choose Walley World? This version of the Walley World tee is nicely aged with hand distressing to give it a vintage souvenir shirt kinda look.
Tags: christmas-vacation-movie, disney, roller-coaster, theme-park, vacation
Flynn's Arcade is a video game arcade owned and operated by Kevin Flynn. It is a multi-story establishment, with numerous assembled arcade games on the ground floor and office space on the floor above. The upper rooms have been furnished to serve as both a work space and accommodation, in which Flynn lived prior to taking control of ENCOM. This design features a subtle, simulated screen printed effect with slightly visible halftone dots along with some heavy vintage distressing to give it some true 80s cred.
Tags: gaming, 1980s, 80s-movies, 80s, distressed-grunge
The actual NASA logo, known as meatball between NASA employees, was replaced with a logo called the ¨worm¨ that after sometime was replaced again with the ¨meatball¨ logo because most people likes more that logo, and in between there was a lost design that was mean to join both logos, the unofficial “wormball” was proposed as a “make everyone happy” design for the NASA insignia.
Echo Base was the settlement established by the Rebel Alliance on the frigid planet of Hoth in the wake of the Battle of Yavin. Less than a month after its establishment, the base was discovered by the Empire who then invaded, forcing the Rebels to evacuate, but luckily a few who escaped grabbed their souvenir t-shirt on the way to the escape shuttles ;) This version of the Echo Base design has some heavy vintage styling with an off-white tint and plenty of chips and cracks to give it lots of off-world cred.
Tags: starwars, darth-vader, sci-fi, science-fiction, space