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Cat Food for Thought

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A one-of-a-kind gallery of cat food label art coupled with purring quotes and clever words of wisdom.

When it comes to cat food, Americans are most familiar with a few iconic brands. But in the 1950s to the 70s, there were scores of companies competing in the feline cuisine market through colorful label art and bold logotypes that enticed pet owners with promises of nutritious meals and meaty morsels for their furry friends. Cat Food for Thought is a colorful, quirky, ...

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Overview

A one-of-a-kind gallery of cat food label art coupled with purring quotes and clever words of wisdom.

When it comes to cat food, Americans are most familiar with a few iconic brands. But in the 1950s to the 70s, there were scores of companies competing in the feline cuisine market through colorful label art and bold logotypes that enticed pet owners with promises of nutritious meals and meaty morsels for their furry friends. Cat Food for Thought is a colorful, quirky, one-of-a-kind gallery of cat food label art that showcases rare and visually engaging examples culled from the authors’ extensive archives. These labels bring to life the joys of caring for our pets and remind us why we love these curious creatures. Filled with exceptional commercial artwork, select quotes, and carefully curated words of wisdom, this book is the perfect gift for designers, cat lovers, and pop culture fanatics alike.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
“Pop culture Catnip.”
Cat Wisdom 101

“…a charming little book featuring cat food art from the 1950's, 60's and 70's.”
Conscious Cat

“Will inspire designers and charm pet lovers”
Wink Books, Carla Sinclair

“A retinal delight to mid-century illustration aficionados like me”
Boing Boing, Mark Frauenfelder

“Fantastic. A must have for any lover of vintage advertising or illustration!”
Sugar Frosted Goodness

“Fun Stuff”
Graphics.com

“Sensational Labels”
Collectors Weekly

“Full of artful, comical, and most importantly, cute images”
Neatorama

“This amazing collection of vintage cat food labels will delight any cat lover who’s a fan of graphic design or popular culture!”
Hauspanther

“Adorable and entertaining book!” “A great gift for any cat or design aficionado”
Ihavecat.com, Tamar Arslanian

“Enlightening Stuff" “Memorable quotes regarding cats and life with them”
Catster

“Eye candy for the brain”
Sandbox World

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781608873579
  • Publisher: Insight Editions LLC
  • Publication date: 4/8/2014
  • Pages: 128
  • Sales rank: 669,144
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 6.90 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Meet the Author

Warren Dotz is a pop culture historian, collector, designer, and author of nine books on advertising design and commercial label art, including the award-winning Ad Boy and Meet Mr. Product. He lives in San Francisco. Masud Husain is a graphic designer, branding specialist, and avid collector of American advertising ephemera. He designed and coauthored the award-winning books Meet Mr. Product and Ad Boy with Warren Dotz. He lives in Albany, CA.

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