googie Jetsons

Rome has Romanesque, Paris has Gothic, and Southern California has: Googie. Space fascination, technological advancement and the atomic age, inspired Googie design, which took flight, predominately, in the 1950’s Southern California, aerospace engineering-hotbed area. Stars, atoms, boomerangs, and other geometric space shapes define Googie. We can take inspiration from the optimistic Googie movement, launching our web designs into orbit with a kitschy, futuristic feel. Reach for the stars and a brighter tomorrow with Googie inspiration.

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Image Sources: Donalds, Las Vegas, Disney Rocket, Seattle Space Needle,Bowling Alley, Laundromat, Ships Coffee, The Jetsons, Googie Logo by clickwowdesigns

Space Attractions

Reminiscent of the 1950’s, space themes ignite current conversations. For 2012 space related attractions, check out:

Spaceport America (New Mexico) – $200K will buy you a ticket aboard a Virgin Galactic flight into outer space.
Star Wars Miniland (Legoland, San Diego, CA) – Seven re-created Star Wars scenes made out of Lego.
Griffith Observatory (Los Angeles, CA) – Planetarium show, “Time’s Up,” about time, cosmic history and December 21, 2012.
Astronaut Ellison S. Onizuka Memorial (Little Tokyo, Los Angeles, CA) – First Asian American in space, who died in the 1986 Challenger voyage.

Have a blast this summer!

More Googie

Googie Font: Saguaro
Other Googie Fonts
Tutorial: Outer Space Themed Poster

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