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Back when design wasn't infected by the globohomo and tech was seen as a 'hope' for the future and actually looked futuristic, unlike the flat/minimal style we see today

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java phones
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>>409371
What would you prefer
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>>409373
your mom getting railed
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Is this board really 80 IQ like the statistics claim?
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>>409380
so youre just being a contrarian faggot
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>>409365
>Back when design wasn't infected by the globohomo
Imagine being this retarded
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>>409477
OP Here, why would I have to imagine it? I live as a retard every single day.
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>>409748
amen brother
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>>409748
Why do you say that? Would you rather have globohomo?
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>>409365
There's already a y2k thread
use the catalog next time please
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>>410021
That's just for y2k. There's more to the aesthetics of the late 90s than just silver and mist blue.
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>>410038
r u sure
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQOr_IOm5Kk
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>>410038
Y2K refers to the whole '95-2002 aesthetic, don't listen to what the trannies say, they don't know shit
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>>409405
Problem?
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>>409365
>tech was seen as a 'hope' for the future and actually looked futuristic
Don't know what fuck globohomo is but is sure solved the horrendous problem of everything looking futuristic. What's with people on this board romanticizing y2k shit anyways?
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>>409365
I still listen to this at work.
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>>410017
Love SEL, based
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Listening to this right now. Short but nice, and I thought the aesthetic is pretty early-2000s internet-esque.
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How 90's/Early 2000's is this fit? Any good?
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loving these, keep going guys.

also this style is getting a "comeback" of sorts. lots of hipster electronic music venues do posters in this sort of way, but usually it's done by "artsy" people not actual graphic designers so you can tell that they're not really experts in their fields and make naive tacky copies of this style. it's STILL nice though, better than nothing.
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>>410960
normcore pro ultimate opioids & meth dealer SE 2019
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>>410979
Thanks. I updated the hat because I remember heaps of people used to wear this back in day at least in my circles. Ultimate pro drug dealer core is definitely apart if the look but want to move away from norm/2019 tier and more 90s & 2000's. I think I need to add a walkman or something, the only other accessories I can think of is a raver dummy/pacifier for now.
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>>411023
(very) baggy jeans & tshirts / basketball shirts / frosted tips
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhMZqD6B804
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1Q8Dirdzxk
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>>411023
also i dont encourage drugs and seeing scruffy yung dudes under influence makes me sick
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Found this from the Nov 2002 edition of Nat Geo.
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>>411064
Jason Lee went from Skate Bro to Scientologist?
The fuck, man?
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oh wow this is a slow board, i made this thread drunk almost a month ago.. I'm surprised its still around
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>>410960
>>411023
0% 90s/early2k, kys
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>>411023
tryhard 90's / not 90's at all
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>>410038
>he unironically believes in these artificial categories made up by some discord trannies instead of knowing trends were morphing and overlapping all the time
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>>409365
>Back when design wasn't infected by the globohomo

Dude many music videos and commercials were basically softcore porn. Spice Girls in late 90s was basically whoredom marketed and made accessible to 10 year olds.
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RIP, Prince Nelson Rogers.
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Rocket Power's a good example of non-Y2K aesthetic late 90s style.
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>>411311
They’re extremely useful artificial categories considering there was almost no way to give this stuff specific attention before.
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Does anyone know what it was like to be in places like these?
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>>411023
hahah that hat, good times
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8onu9gGeikY
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These are sick, do you know what the model # of these watches?
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>>412832
Sorry, don't have a model number, but I know they're called "Presto" watches.
https://www.mnml.com/presto
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>>409367
This is fucking SICK
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>>409401
Yep I’m ripping the tape idea off and using it in my designs. Sorry not sorry
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>>412062
It was hella fun but that was partly due to the fact that I was a kid. I’m sure the adults found it pretty tacky.
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>>411888
nice trips anon but categorizing isn't useful at all when it's done by people who don't really know what they're talking about.
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>>410176
The 2000s were twenty years ago... People who don't remember 9/11 are now old enough to post on 4chan.
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>>411315
e.g.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=llyiQ4I-mcQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gJLIiF15wjQ

notice these both songs are constructed like catchy kids show jingles.
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>>412911
I don't even remember what my mother tells me about that day when I ask, but I was 4 by the time it happened.
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>>412793
BA BA BA BA BAAAAAAAAAA
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>>413360
I initially liked that video, but LGR and his brother looked like fucking .basedboys with their masks on, I couldn't stand it.
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>>410082
Y2K is '98-'02.
'03-'05 is post-Y2K.
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>>412908
and inject this with retarded post-modernism and marxism
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I'm sure this guys art has been posted plenty of times but his website is such a sweet little time capsule.

http://www.futureexpress.net/index.htm

A music video he did CG for leads to an painfully tiny webpage.
https://youtu.be/rkmw-WsYVQU
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>>409401
Holy shit I miss old nintendo ads wtf, since when did marketing stop being about creativity and started being about globohomo and political pandering??
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>>409401
Had to go find some
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JtubISQ7mdg
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>>413366
NO!!! It's "We Love to See You Smile." Get that BA BA BA BA BULLSHIT outta here!!!
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>>413367
i too can't stand maskwearing faggots.
whenever i see a video which has some faggot wearing a mask in it i automatically dislike it and then close the tab
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>>413367
>I watched 20 minutes of a video before I got mad that I saw someone obeying local ordinances and store policies
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>>414212
>obeying ordinances
YEAH TAKE IT BOI
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>>410960
this is 2015 sports-goth copying early 2000's normcore
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name my band
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>>414210
lmao keep seething over nothing
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>>410960
How did you make this? This is super cool
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>>414309
Cool Renters
Also, a rather Y2K vehicle.
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I made my album cover
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The Computer Chronicles on YouTube is vital viewing material
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>>411425
Oh man. I loved this site.
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Anyone know if there are books about graphic design trends around 1997-2003?
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>>414473
I actually had one I got from my school, but I don't remember it.
It was specifically about Miami-based designs from that period and the book was blue. It had designs for brochures and signs and other stuff.
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>obeying local ordiances
>like a GIGANTIC faggot
ISHYGDDT
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Rememer Neoplanet?
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Who liekz beenz?
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>>410741
Underrated album
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@kihmberlie
It's modern but it felt incredibly y2k.
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>>414845
It just looks like tumblr/ig fashion circles 2019 stuff
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>>414845
holy shit fuck off, nobody cares about your blog
what's up with people coming to /gd/ to shill their shitty wikis, blogs, facebook groups and shit?
>>414705
good shit right here
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>>414615
lol the toilet seat mac
at least they were easier to take apart than the white ones, those were a fucking pain in the ass
still, nothing like the good ol' pismo g3
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>>414881
Like that woman would even look in the direction of 4chan!
The very idea makes me kek
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Found this in /lit/. It's not a Y2K-era image, but the lighting really reminded me of Y2K.
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>>414845
>y2k
Ngmi
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>>409366
This one looks great. Kinds reminds of pic related. I really like this kind of white background evocative style
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>>414474
>I actually had one I got from my school, but I don't remember it.
Hit us up if you remember the name
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>>414998
Holy shit. I remembered the book!
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>>415000
Thanks anon, much appreciated
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Ahh, this thread brings me back...

Speaking of which, any games/shows/other media with this aesthetic?
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Fug I miss this art style.
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I3VDqjBfcmk
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>>415649
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q7tiavnN99Y
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>>415383
Ultraviolet (2006)
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>>410960
no one dressed like this in the 90s or early 00s, replace all the streetwear with walmart versions of these items and youd be spot on. needs more meth head reflector glasses and sports team hat.
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>>416110
my goodness, I absolutely forgot about this one thx for sharing it
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>>415586
yeesh, wasn’t there a shrek one too?
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>>412062
It was pretty incredible, but like the other anon said, I was a kid back then.
my mind goes back to there all the time, bowling alleys, restaurants, shops
it was a cool time
the last good days before social media ruined everything
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>>415383
Enough (2002)
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does anyone know what the technical name for faux-3d glossy, shiny gradient heavy design like this? back when digital art tried to go for a pseudo-concrete physical functional look. think the 2000s apple logo and shit

>inb4 y2k aesthetic, bubblegun punk etc.

i just want the technical design term. it's on thte tip of my tongue but cant remember atm
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>>416411
nvm i remembered it. i was thinking of skeuomorphism.
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YES! FINALLY SOMEBODY REMEMBERS!
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>>409366
>Back when design wasn't infected by the globohomo
>japanese phones running American corporate standard Java connected to jewbag telcom companies
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>>412908
I find it at least cool that it's brought in so much attention to the aesthetic. For all the weird organizational craziness, there's still a lot of design books and photos that would otherwise be lost to time without it.
They can do what they want with the resource, just like we can do what we want with it. Don't really see the problem, unless you're super sensitive about what they're doing with it. Do what I do and just stop caring so much
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Let the /pol/tard zoomers dream.
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>>409401
I still have my PC gaming print magazines (zoomies don't even know what that is) lying around with these kinds of ads in them, most of the issues are from 2002ish

Good stuff
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>>418012
Really based. I've always liked the little easter egg on the back cover design.
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>>417445
This looks like that Cyberchase show.
Speaking of...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o3tsTiHT_hs
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6lmWL2tTlQ
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>>409365
Pair this thread with: >>>/wsg/4096652
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FTAjxISTpZ4
PowerAnimator, predecessor of Maya. Was used for many games too back then, besides Sofimage 3D.
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>>414164
THANK YOU! Finally, someone else who feels this way! I know that this comment is three months old, but you deserve a (You)!
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>>414381
my friend had a yellow beetle convertible for a few months until some fucking karen ran a red light and totaled it. i miss that car so much.
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>>416110
also this lady's music has this sullen feel not of this world, maybe from another timeline or something
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are we posting exclusively authentic y2k?
if not check this video outhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y6HCnub_OoU
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>>414377
>Not-ants version
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Anyone else think that the current Y2K revival is kind of boring? It's more cohesive than the original version, but that also means most of its quirks or elements at the edge of the scene are being sanded off, like it's a corporate design language that doesn't actually belong to a single corporation. There was more to it than silver holographic jackets and the Ferrite Core font.

Plus, what does this style actually represent in 2021, other than nostalgia for itself? One of the major themes was of the year 2000 looking forward to the year 3000; trying to bring that now is like trying to bring back the bicentennial themes of the 1970s.
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Does someone remember of Pinocchio 3000
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>>421109
>Anyone else think that the current Y2K revival is kind of boring?
Yes, it's also restricted to digital media, you don't see is applied to mobile devices, at least not yet, and you don't see things like this >>412062 pop up in major cities
I'm aware of that one bar in New York called Barcode or something, but that's certainly an exception
>Plus, what does this style actually represent in 2021, other than nostalgia for itself?
For me it's the accessibility that wasn't there in the late 90s
You couldn't have done all of it with free software on an average home computer when you were very young; because it was futuristic, it was was about the cutting edge of digital art at the time
But today you can get into it with free software and resources pretty easily
Which also has the drawback of potential oversaturation of poorly made content, but then again crap did exist back then too
>One of the major themes was of the year 2000 looking forward to the year 3000
More towards the future in general
And actually, the idea of space exploration is becoming more popular again (not that is was gone entirely, just not as prominent), so I can see that a driving factor, just like Y2K itself brought it back from the 60s/70s after it became less popular in the 80s and early 90s
And with VR becoming more popular, there's an inspiration too
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>>421109
>>421115
We just got out of a 90s revival and the 80s stuff never left. E-boys and E-girls are just trying to pick and choose what they like since they weren't there for much of it, and a lot of the appeal does seem sort of ironic. It's popular because there's a sense of it being so corny and dated, and people nowadays love being irony poisoned.
Any revival will try to have things from the present mixed with the past, or not be a true representation. It makes sense. It's just such a shame, since if the world was in a positive attitude, or some breakthrough happened, the spirit of y2k would be back instantly.
I think the biggest reason for all the nihilism is companies draining the internet of its culture and promise that it had back in the late 90s, and all the negativity surrounding data security and social media.
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>>414373
>i can't allow myself to feel anything
everything is nothing to you faggots
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>>415633
fuck i had this book
i remember trying really hard to like it because i liked sonic so much but it was about as bad as you can imagine it was
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>>421330
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outside of the designers republic, who else were prominent in shaping this aesthetic?
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>>411202
greetings from six months in the future
the world is still shit
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>>413819
Wait that looks familiar
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>>421467
Basado
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make this mockup a while back. with assets from my favorite quirky 90s electronica album
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>>420226
based esthero
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>>420226
What the hell this is great
Peak 00s d&b video game music meets peak 00s triphop
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It's weird how we're coming full circle with all this metaverse stuff now
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>>421768
Metaverse is just a meme though.
It's like a corrupted and boring y2k dystopia
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>>421770
You're wrong, but you'll learn eventually.
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>>421771
Wrong about it being a meme, or the dystopia shit?
The people who talk about it can barely even define what it means, so I don't know what I'll even be learning. If it's just VR meetings, wow, 100x more expensive than just having a video call or being in the same room. Bravo, Facebook
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I hate how half of the artists in this album are dead.
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handful of late 90s rave posters
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forgive the small sizes, these were literally digitized over 20 years ago.
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source: https://web.archive.org/web/20091020162734/geocities.com/sloRAVEnija/Flyers/Flyers.html
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>>421752
Bionic Systems produced the craziest Flash websites in the 90s/early 00s.
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>>420863
baka not even 1 response to tri reps incredible cover
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>>421196
way too sensitive, quit being such a pussy
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>>420226
hell yeah someone finally mentions esthero.
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>>421109
For me in particular, we need more optimism and less cynical nihilism. Modern design seems to be reeking apathy as if there is no need to give visuals any flare because its either "A bunch of pixels on a screen" or "Just a bunch of ink on paper", plus it screams souless corporate.
You can say corporate also used y2k design back in the day but at least it was made to be good looking and appealing, nowdays it just feels like a dystopian aesthetic dictatorship where "Everything will be boring and ugly and you will love it"
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>>422228
This, couldn't have said it better.
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>>421109
Everything became commodified. Everything.
With the whole NFT craze, it's just speeding that into every space of the net. They already said one of the goals is to open the market to more general files being sold, even parts of a website. Influencers and anyone/anything that earns cash on the internet abuse memetics to push their content and profit. The world wide web has had tons of its parts burnt off, only for new bits to grow in consolidated groupings with major control of whatever is within it, with each group getting larger and larger over time.
Y2K is back because of nostalgia and fashion, sure, but also because of a yearning for a different kind of future. It's not like people want the weird culture shit like the goth scene or crazy bulimia trends etc, they just want to think of the future and advancement and not think of it as a step back.
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Anyone like the utopian virtual subgenre of vaporwave? I know a lot of that stuff is more 90s but this subgenre is very WindowsXPish.

https://youtu.be/hjbZyXod3mc
https://youtu.be/4gNd6_OKqqI

In fact Far Side Virtual was the very second album released in the history of what people consider vaporwave and it was very 2000s https://youtu.be/pd-uSm8ittU
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>>422452
Based. Utopian Virtual music and visuals are peak early 2000 comfyness, love this stuff.
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>>413745
to dab on facebook NPC immigrants like you whose only joy in life is nostalgia and dabbing on the "other team" when you can find everything you want from the former in the present day and more if you just took a step back from the distorted reality you have created for yourself.
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>>416264
Metallic plastic got old pretty fast
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7rR8p6gsExY
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>>412062
Smokey (from cigarettes as well as smoke machines) and with weird plastic smells
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>>414426
Well done, and fits the aesthetic as well
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>>421404
It's hard to overstate how absolutely fucking OBSESSED we were with these bighead grey aliens in the late 90s
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90s/2000s dance compilation CDs are a good source for this look, There's tens of thousands of them, over 1,100 alone featuring Robert Miles' "Children".
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>>422617
Do you remember that one music video that had a bunch of 3D dolphins?
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>>422648
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QDHsDjozpeA
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The revival aesthetic misses most of the vibrancy of y2k. Sure there was that futuristic grey and chrome everywhere, but most of the ads/media had really vibrant colors. It wasn't too different to that of the 90s ads, just with more futuristic imagery.
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Postan some Jamiroquai stuff. Their single artworks are a goldmine for soulful design.
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>>422651
Gotta think of it like any other revival. A lot of it is made through the lens of modern colors and all that. There's actually a ton of color in modern stuff, but it's a completely different vibe and feels a bit sterile because of how companies use it. Ironically, it could be interesting to see like a gilded look to counter how the future-positive aspects really don't fucking fit anymore, but I hope the next year or so marks some change in that.
It really does bother me though that everyone is just focusing on neon blue and purple or pink, rather than going more indigo or varied like how things were before. Mixing all the pseudo 80s colors just ruins the style
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>>409365
how can one make something like this today?
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The character logos from ARMS actually fit in with this
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Hold my beer
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>>422704
https://rense.com/splashscreens
There's a wealth of these cheesey late 90s digital pieces here. Mostly UFO involved
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CUH-RAAAAAAZY!!! ^_^
https://i.4cdn.org/wsg/1637519700405.webm
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>>422736
Kek this is cursed
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>>422679
You can’t, most likely you’d be canceled for racism and lack of trans representation
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>>422830
Such a boring reply
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>>417231
Newfag here. What do you call that style on the right? Is it just y2k? reminds me of Syro
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>>422848
For some reason, some place has it listed as gen x soft club
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>>409365
early 2000s was the peak of humanity
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>>422657
As much as I like the 80s on their own, people can't just let them go.
This Music Video is heavily sampled from Corona's Rhythm of the Night yet looks neon as fuck
https://yewtu.be/watch?v=EzKkl64rRbM
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>>422856
I remember watching the anime of this game with my sister back in my early teens, shit was great
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>>422888
Maybe it's because neon is what's modern. It's like how tons of 00s hits sampled the 70s but looked modern as fuck. Lots of 90s rap, especially. Some of the best use of samples ever, but still obviously transformative.
Besides, Rhythm of the Night is more mid/early 90s than y2k, and it shows. Late 90s dance had a different sound to it, I feel.
But yeah, since the mid 10s, it's felt like the general feeling is like, "The world's gonna end, so we might as well party as hard as we can until it does." That and nostalgia-poisoning to the point of not even trying to get the era right, making almost like a brew of "throwback", yeah? Mix in all those early 90s colors, 80s bright neon and movie callbacks, dash of cheesy late 90s 3D, and bam. And to think, just 3 years ago or so, the in thing was streetgoth and late 00s bling. Too hard to keep track of shit.
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>>422892
>Besides, Rhythm of the Night is more mid/early 90s than y2k, and it shows
I agree but it's also timeless and I could still hear it anywhere a few years ago.
I don't care about authenticity, after all you cold imagine some random guy, gym or TV program still using 80s assets when RotN came out, maybe if you squint your ears it sounds like sped-up disco, but as I said that's beyond the point. My gripe is with how they used the most clichéd 80s shit from the purple-blue grids to the pyramids, to minimalist sunsets, to the Delorean from the hit movie Back to the Future.
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>>422895
I get what you mean, and I'm also not that anal about people being exact or whatever the fuck, but the latter is sort of what I mean. They act like they know what the 80s was about, but it's the most stereotypical market-brand form of it. They're like our age, and some of us don't have that clear of a view of the 80s (I admit, I don't), but they got that from all the messy homages that popped up everywhere. Remember I Love the 80s? Even stuff like that was more aware than the neon 80s hell you're talking about.
I don't even get why, since it's never been this bad for the 70s.
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>>421330
holy based
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>>421330
The color?
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>>413746
Unbelievably based
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>>415383
Reboot
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>>410081
Crazy to think just what an egotistical piece of shit Lee was and became, destroying DC in the last ten years the more and more power he was granted as publisher.

Ads like this bring me back though, back when they still used the circle headshots you never see that have origins in the golden age comics and the hideous but soulful over use of inks that Lee then continued using into his Hush and Man of Tomorrow days after heading over to the distinguished competition. Fan 4 and the OG big three avengers there. Just phenomenal stuff even the eye sore over saturated coloring Marvel still uses.
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>>422939
yeah i know its crazy... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ3r84AeM9s





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