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Aries: Explore Sound Cover

Posted by Scott


I believe this is a catalog for Aries Kits, a company which manufactured modular synthesizer kits during the late 70′s in Massachusetts. I love how the limitations imposed by 1970′s printing technology actually fostered good design in a lot of cases. I wonder if the designer put much thought into the layout of top portion; it looks very purpose-driven. That “Explore Sound” wire-frame logo was probably super high tech at the time.

I forgot where I found that image, any ideas? (Tineye was down at the time of this posting)

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fr says:

September 24, 2010 at 2:42 pm

Sweet! I bet that cool logo was a font. This would be right in that “wacky fonts widely available thanks to phototypesetting” period.