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22 Reasons Why Design Was More Awesome In The ’80s

They may have been way more advanced back then. Disclaimer: if you don’t love unicorns and rainbows, you might be inclined to disagree.

1. They put the “computer” in computer graphics.

2. They really knew how to portray the human body in fantastical ways.

3. “Sprinkle Explosion” was an actual motif.

4. The logo design was cooler.

5. They knew how to combine the randomest shit in the awesomest of ways.

7. The cars were really bad-ass.

9. Music was a totally psychadelic experience.

10. The ads were awesome.

11. The sweaters were better back then.

12. The stickers were better.

13. They had a disturbing, dystopian view of the future.

14. The magazine covers were amazing.

15. These patterned shirts.

16. Televisions seemed like a portal into the future.

17. They had better movie posters.

18. The album covers were better.

19. They really understood the complexity of the human brain.

20. They were experts on surrealism.

What does this mean??

21. This furniture.

Memphis Designs.

22. They incorporated a lot of rainbows.

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