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Vintage-ify a place

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Richmond Outside and Firefly Design, Inc. teamed up to create vintage-like prints of some favorite spots along the James in Richmond, VA.  Based on the WPA National Park posters of the 30s and 40s, these RVA posters add retro flair to some of the city's popular spots.  


Is there a jewel in your city or town?  What about an infamous spot?  Is there a fictional place that deserves its own retro poster?  Get to work!


You can see the Richmond posters here: http://www.richmond.com/outdoors/article_a4ed111e-3b85-11e5-93bc-0f7250c3a128.html


And the WPA National Park posters here: http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/national-parks/vintage-posters/#/see-america-poster_20803_600x450.jpg


 


 


 

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A Slightly Ingenious Way of Exposing the Setting

The most useful piece of media in my story would have to be the poster I made based on the Design Assignment Vintage-ify A Place. Its pretty interesting to begin with.

Richmond Outside and Firefly Design, Inc. teamed up to create vintage-like prints of some favorite spots along the …

~Vintage Cosplay~

 

This is my “Vintage-ify a Place” project! (worth 2 stars)

I forgot it was supposed to be a place so I made a photo of my friend’s and I cosplaying vintage-ish. I thought it turned out well so I kept it anyways… XD

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Vintage-ify a Place

Assignment (2 stars)

For this assignment, we had to pick a popular landmark in our hometown, and make it look retro. I chose the Mill Mountain Star, found in my hometown of Roanoke, VA. It is the largest man-made freestanding star in the world.

 

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A Slightly Ingenious Way of Exposing the Setting

The most useful piece of media in my story would have to be the poster I made based on the Design Assignment Vintage-ify A Place. Its pretty interesting to begin with.

Richmond Outside and Firefly Design, Inc. teamed up to create vintage-like prints of some favorite spots along the …