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Meet the Designer: Chuck Baum

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"Design what you love. Love what you design"   Chuck Baum is a cool, award winning graphic designer who translates ideas into innovative, high-energy concepts and across all points of the creative landscape. He has developed motion graphics, brand identity, and websites as well as producing an insane amount of print media, logos and icons for clients worldwide.What's at the root of his passion? "I love a fast-paced environment handling multiple projects simultaneously," Chuck said. "I enjoy working with a collaborative team and the back and forth of creative development."Outside of work, Chuck has other passions. A committed trail biker,...

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Retro vs. Vintage: What's the Diff?

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Retro vs. Vintage Designs Dear Yestercool: Your site specializes in vintage and retro designs, which I like. It's cool and all, but what the difference is between retro and vintage? Aren't they just both old-time?   --  JD, Round Rock, Tx   Thanks for your question, JD. There is often some confusion between the two terms, so let's try to set the record straight.What is vintage design?Originally, the word vintage described the year and location of a wine. Now, it refers to items from the 20th century; the early 1900s up to the end of the 1960s. ‘Vintage’ encompasses a wide...

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Do You Care About Your Tees?

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Our mailbag, virtual as it is, gets a number of questions about care and keeping of your Yestercool tee, or any other vintage/retro design or apparel.So whether you have bought your tee at Yestercool, or acquired it from a thrift shop, vintage store, on eBay or elsewhere, wearing your tee means it will get soiled adn need laundering. And with an investment in this precious designs, we all want to avoid permanent stains and color fading.So here's some tips from our resident Cleaning Guru Thar Ginley to keep your shirts bright and clean for the longest possible time. HANDS ONNo matter how...

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Meet the Artist: Ashley Carroll

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"I’m dedicated to doing what I can to help find a cure or treatment (for Parkinson's disease)."

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There are many types of heroes. We salute them all.

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As we head into summer, with the celebration of Memorial Day, a holiday of special significance and tradition, honoring our fallen heroes, we are all finding the opportunities to reconnect and reunite with family and friends we’ve missed for too long. This year there's so much to hope for, as we move to the other side of the pandemic. We are stronger together, and we are all thankful for the freedoms and strengths that come with being in these United States.   We'd like to call special attention to our Military and Maritime collection, recognizing some of our finest who...

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