Anyhoo. I also love vintage design. Put 'vintage design' and 'magazine' together and, well, hello priapism. So I was very excited to discover that German design magazine Form have put their entire 50 year archive online. 1957 to 2007.
Here are 3 pages from issue #77, from the year 1977. You want to know what was hot in 1977?:
Nanna hats. Matching vests and underpants. Cheese.
Big gold caftans. Bilateral amputation.
Chic 'Daughters of Bilitis' lesbians. Naughty nuns.
In 1971 modernists Interlubke had a 'moment' with patterns which they'd possibly now wish to forget:
Meanwhile, Letraset was getting its groovy on:
OMG, Letraset! (I fully expect half of my readership are currently going Letra-what? It's what we old folks used in the days before desktop publishing. After desks, but before computers.)
Do you even know how much of my inner font nerd began with these little rub down letters? Hey, those Star Trek fanzines didn't write themselves you know...