I’m a big fan of 1950s style and 1960s history, so it’s not shocking that I’d love retro-style web design. One of the layouts I’ve designed was based on the Canadian zombie movie Fido, which is based in the 1950s and features some of the best costumes and colors I’ve ever seen in film.

I’ve compiled a collection of inspirational links and resources for designing in an era before our own.

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Inspiration

40 Beautiful Examples of Vintage and Retro in Web Design

25 Beautiful Retro Webdesign

40 Vintage and Retro Web Design Inspirations

50 Creative Examples of Vintage and Retro in Web Design

Showcase of Retro Web Designs

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Resources

The Elements of Retro Web Design

350+ Retro and Vintage Photoshop Brushes

Tack-O-Rama: Retro Resources for Designers

Vintage Vectors

100+ Vintage Vector Illustrations

40 Retro and Cool Pop Cultural Vector Resources

300+ Vintage Style Textures and Photoshop Brushes

60+ Vintage, Retro, and Pop Art Styled Photoshop Tutorials

Please comment and add any links I should add to the list!

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Jillianne Hamilton is an author, crafter, hobby addict, history enthusiast and graphic designer in Charlottetown, PEI on Canada's beautiful east coast. Her debut novel, Molly Miranda: Thief for Hire, was shortlisted for the Prince Edward Island Book Award in 2016. Her fourth book, The Lazy Historian's Guide to the Wives of Henry VIII, will be published in 2018.

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Hi, I'm Jill! I'm an author, a Lazy Historian, a web/graphic designer, a bookworm and a hobby addict. I live in Charlottetown on Canada's beautiful east coast. Learn more.

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