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Retro Lighting: Shining the Light on Classic Ford

Feb 16, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

One of America’s most famous brands has been lighting the way in the auto industry for more than 100 years. For years, Ford enthusiasts have been decking out dens, garages and man caves with Ford tin signs, neon clocks and related decor. Next up: a full line of retro-style table lamps sporting the Ford logo,

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Filed under: Retro Design Tagged with: Ford, retro brands, retro lighting

The Edsel Show

Sep 27, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

By the mid- to late-1950s television was dominating the American living room. Sponsorship was a networks’ key form of programming support, and there were plenty of big companies willing to spend the money to get their names out there. Texaco, Colgate, Kraft, and many other corporations, sponsored entire programs that came with naming rights. Texaco

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Classic American Cars: The Edsel

May 07, 2009 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

The Edsel’s Poor Timing, Planning and Execution The Edsel was an automobile that has become synonymous with failure. There are many reasons why the car was such a disaster. Simply put, the Edsel failed because of a combination of planning, marketing and production problems. There were internal changes at Ford that resulted in a lack

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