Oceanside is a beautiful city, with a beautiful ocean front, it also has one of California Missions among other touristy places. I wanted to go a little classical type treatment with this one design.
Oceanside makes me think of saved by the bell, I know it is not in the 80s, but still, the name of that city was Bayside if I remember correctly, so I think that is why I can’t get it out of my head. I did find a random advertisement from the eighties, where I loved the type treatment:
That half s and n in Thompson Twins look soo cool, I just had to use it. Had to adapt it to Oceanside, thinking of sand and waves clashing, here is what I ended up with:
And since I cannot take saved by the bell out of my mind, How about we see it in a backpack?
I have all my inspiration in a pinterest board, if you would like to see it you can visit the board here.
You can also buy any of the designs of the 80s in all sorts of products at my redbubble shop
Continuing these series, this time I tryied to eightify Imperial beach. This city has a very 60’s 70’s vibe, so I hesitated to break my rule and just keep it’s vibe, but this is just for my amusement, so I don’t need to keep it to the city’s vibe, but mine.
They have several sculptures at the beach, and the main one is what you could call surfboards, a bridge (or pier) and the name of the city. I took that sculpture/sign and made the type similar to the walkman, because, it was such and amazing thing at the time.
I just had fun with this one, not trying to emulate anything specific from the eighties, just a gut feeling I guess.
The City of Coronado is an “island” there is some controversy if it is a peninsula or something, I am not sure, it is connected to Downtown by a famous bridge, and to the south part of San Diego county through a long stretch of land. All in all it is surrounded by water, and boats, hence the sail in the shape of the background. I don’t think residents of Coronado might like this as representation for their precious city, but I happen to think it is cool.