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Retro iPad Cases

Updated on March 9, 2014

Retro iPad Cases Found on Sandyspider Gifts in Zazzle

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This is a new item on Zazzle for 2010. Click on the link and find all the different designs from neon art, pop art, patterns, chocolate and hearts shown on

IPad Cases from Sandyspider Gifts on Zazzle - Click Here!

iPad Cases and History of Retro Art

Retro designs on iPad Cases is so groovy. It is a blast from the past. Maybe you lived through the neon colors, fancy patterns, pop art, peace signs, smiley faces, abstract art, tripping swirling colors. Far out if you did!

Retro is bringing the past (less than 100 years old and more popular with the 50s, 60s, 70s and 80s), to the present.

Neon art is bright colorful lights with dark backgrounds and bright colors of pink, green and blue. Neon emerged as the lighting medium of choice during the 1930s through the 1950s. First began with advertising neon lighting on signs before merging onto various products.

Repeated patterns is something that has been going on for years, as in the many different colored feet shown in a pattern on the iPad Case cover.

The history of Pop Art emerged in the mid 1950s in Britain and in the 1960s in the United States. Pop Art is about techniques of commercial art, the styles of popular culture and the mass media. It is usually taking one image and changing it different color images.

There are different types of peace symbols. The one that combines a circle, a vertical line, and downward sloping lines was created by Gerald Herbert Holtom on February 21, 1958. Holtom worked with the Direct Action Committee against Nuclear War and was a dedicated peace maker. This symbol has been with us over the years and was the popular sign for protestors of the Vietnam War.

Freelance artist Harvey Ball popularized the smiley face in an advertising campaign by The State Mutual Life Assurance Company of Worcester, Massachusetts, USA. Half-circle mouth and two oval dots for eyes inside of a black circle printed on a yellow background. We refer this as a smiley face and "Have a nice or happy day."

Not sure when the flow of different colors twirling together began. We often see these in movies when someone is tripping. But golly gee willikers, you can enjoy these colorful patterns anytime.


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Neon iPad Cases Found on Sandyspider Gifts in Zazzle

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      Eva Thomas 6 years ago from Georgia

      Wow, loving the effects you are using. Very cool!

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      sheilamarie 6 years ago

      Really nice cases, Sandy! I love the neon ones!

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      mulberry1 6 years ago

      Wow, I see a lot of nice designs here. Right now the circle flower art is catching my eye.

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      Sandy Mertens 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Thanks for the comments. The flowers and the fishing one are my favorites for the neon.

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      Darlene Sabella 6 years ago from Hello, my name is Toast and Jam, I live in the forest with my dog named Sam ...

      Very cool cases and as an ex hippie I bet you can tell with one I love...? HA rate up, love & peace darski

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      Sandy Mertens 6 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Thanks Darlene.

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      Patty Inglish 4 years ago from North America

      These are all very interesting-looking! -- I wish iPads were lower in price.

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      Sandy Mertens 4 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      Patty, I agree. Electronics like iPads are so expensive.

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      Rebecca Mealey 3 years ago from Northeastern Georgia, USA

      Very cool! I love retro art!

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      Sandy Mertens 3 years ago from Wisconsin, USA

      rebeccamealey I do think it is cool art too.

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