v5 homepage headers
Beth, 10th December 2021 A header that started it all. Used a photo of Beth Orton (really, check out her music, that's some really god downtempo with folky vibe and she's incredibly underrated) from basically very first issue of my beloved proto-hipster rag, Sleazenation. Slapped some lyrics from one of Beth's songs, Stolen Car and also photo split in three parts here was basis to make my current three column layout on homepage.
Airport, 10-11th December 2021 This one was made on same day as previous, but was posted on another day. I scanned a nice photo I liked from one of books I got while ago, HD Holland Design which is a pretty thick showcase of graphic design from Netherlands from turn of the millennium. Slapped some symbols from old splash page from June or July, since they fitted general, uhh... package mood? Liked customs sticker from Royal Mail, after censoring adress of seller it got here too. Rest is usual rambling, Tahoma at 10px (it's pure early 00s web design staple, after it Silkscreen which I used extensively before).
Wonderland, 12th December 2021 Wonderland (1999) was a beautiful movie, possibly my favourite one for now. Take on Chungking Express that got substance and nice plot, loved how grainy and moody footage was. Some assembled type from old shitty Letraset scans for which I went looking after stumbling at old specimens of Lineto fonts, which were take on old Letraset type sheets. Additional GIF nastniess not intended, but appreciated.
Snow, 21th December 2021 Loved this photo and how green lights looked in that window, so when I just came back to home it happenned. Usual stuff, Univers Bold Condensed but also Braille font about which I forgot that I had it installed, did some experiements with it as type element while ago though.
Remember, whatever you do make sure it makes you happy, 24th December 2021 Some collage I did around Christmas, since I was thinking about early Sleazenation magazine again. Esepcially opening page, I think about this quote that ended on header a lot. Assembled from illustration from this issue and club listings (basically what mostly this magazine was back them) and scribbles I found nice while ago when making random fake album cover.
Lung, 9th January 2022 First header in New Year. Some random stock photo I found while digging stock photo CDs dumps I hoarded and lyrics from Hooverphonic song I like a lot. Add some arrows and shit, you have some IDM album cover or like Cammy said, some Radiohead single.
Breathe, 10th January 2022 Last and final installment in the series. Like previous one I'm using some random stock photo and I played a bit with shapes in perspective, taking advantage of central vanishing point in the photo. Used Ultra Teens by lineto here, pretty rare font I digged out some font torrent pile. They were break-prone PostScript Type1 fonts which I was able to convert to TTF to preserve them.