Wednesday, July 11, 2018

A Memo Pad, an Antenna

Once again digging through some old archives, I came across this memo pad and my attention was caught first by the lettering:

Then I noticed the pattern in the background, which is most visible on the back cover:

I feel as though the floral art nouveau motifs on the cover clash with the more modernist background pattern, but the whole package is a fun period piece, nonetheless.

Then there's this:

It's a box antenna, something I never heard of. While it was the "gee whiz!" look of the design that caught my attention, once I realized what it was inside it, it became even more interesting. And it also reminded me how great the Zenith logo was.

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