Icons of Beige - Postcard Set

Icons of Beige - Postcard Set
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Icons of Beige - Postcard Set £10.00


Description :

Icons of Beige is a collection of 18 stunning stylized images that celebrates the visual character of desktop computing machines from a colourless period in industrial design.

From word processors and video terminals, to the very first desktop personal computers, these compact machines heralded a beige age, a period of microcomputing from the the 1970s and early 80s when design standards had conformed to realise a palette of neutral coloured machines throughout offices and later the home.

Featuring iconic machines such as the Commodore Pet, the Apple Macintosh and the IBM Personal Computer, the series documents an era of unique industrial design where technological progress had allowed for once room-sized machines to now neatly fit on your desk.

These machines were photographed and meticulously digitally stylised by James Ball (Docubyte) to create a unique aesthetic. To ensure these images are presented to highest quality, we have printed them on 280gsm gloss card (14.8cm x 14.8cm) that look wonderful.

Each set of 18 cards includes :

  • Commodore PET 2001
  • Hazeltine 1500
  • Holborn 6100
  • Wang 2200
  • Lear Siegler ADM 3A Terminal
  • Apple II
  • Apple Lisa
  • Apple Macintosh
  • Hewlett Packard HP 9845b
  • Commodore PET 2001
  • IBM 3278
  • IBM 3279 Display Terminal
  • IBM PC 5150
  • IBM Displaywriter
  • IBM System 23 Datamaster
  • Infoton 400
  • Commodore PET 200
  • Intertec Superbrain
  • Olivetti DE523

One set contains 18 different cards, one of each of the above list.

Vintage Computer Postcards

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Retro Computer Prints


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