Great Job, Internet!: Deliver any message 1980s style

Read on: The A.V. Club

In the 1980s, it seemed like everyone was obsessed with imagining what the future would be like. Judging by the video games, sci-fi movies, and new wave rock albums of that bygone era, people apparently thought that the future would be dominated by cool geometric patterns (lots of glowing grids and triangles) and bright, fluorescent colors (plenty of pinks and purples). Alas, apart from Moonbeam City, those predictions have not come to pass. But in tribute to that fertile epoch of graphic design, PhotoFunia, a free online photo editor, has introduced a handy new logo-generating tool called RetroWave. This allows users to type in any text they wish and have it appear in a totally 1980s retro-futuristic style, straight out of a video arcade or an MTV music video. PhotoFunia describes RetroWave as “heavily inspired by the new wave and soundtrack of classic 1980s films, video games, cartoons and television ...