American auto marque Chevrolet has survived to see its 100th birthday this year, unlike sister brand Pontiac's fate, which we commemorated with a photo retrospective. To celebrate Chevy's longevity, designer Christian Annyas has posted the image series "Chevrolet Speedometer Design: Design evolution from 1941 to 2011" on his typography blog.
Digging through the cleanly-presented stack of images, you might be surprised to see which typefaces and arrangements came from which era. But you won't be surprised to see the graphic design travesty that is the 2011 speedometer:
I’m a lapsed industrial designer. I was born in NYC and figured I’d die there, but a few years ago I abandoned New York to live on a farm in the countryside with my wife. We have six dogs.
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