Friday find: Boxing posters

Check out these awesome boxing posters from the 1930s and 40s.

The style of vintage boxing posters is one that has surged in popularity in recent times and can be found applied to everything from websites to wedding invitations. As Matt Willey of Studio8 Design points out:

The arrangement of the type is a result, I presume, of a simple need to get all this information on the poster – nothing more fancy than that. They are probably more appealing now than they were considered at the time.

1934:

Vintage boxing posters

1942:

Vintage boxing posters

Imagine the chilling experience of being pitted against someone called Dick Freezer (above).

1949:

Vintage boxing posters

Via Eye Magazine Blog.

Crisp type from Studio8 Design

This lovely crisp three dimensional typeface Studio8 Design created for Wired Magazine UK has been receiving some well deserved attention, but this London-based design team is certainly not a one-trick-pony…

This lovely crisp three dimensional typeface Studio8 Design created for Wired Magazine UK has been receiving some well deserved attention, but this London-based team is certainly not a one-trick-pony. Scroll down and take a look at the handsome work they have done for Elephant Magazine and Blazingword.

Wired Magazine Typeface by Studio8 Design

Wired Magazine Typeface by Studio8 Design

Wired Magazine Typeface by Studio8 Design

Wired Magazine Typeface by Studio8 Design

Elephant Magazine type by Studio8 Design

Elephant Magazine type by Studio8 Design

Elephant Magazine type by Studio8 Design

Elephant Magazine type by Studio8 Design

Blazingword typeface by Studio8 Design

Blazingword typeface by Studio8 Design