Most of us think of gas stations as pure utility. A shapeless and forgettable stop on your way to your next destination. Sure, some people may have their ‘brand’ that they go to, but the structures themselves rarely get any love. Luckily, design does matter to some people, and these standout stations are a great example of iconic landmarks from unexpected places. Via FastCo Design:
[…] generally like to embrace the future, so a post about gas stations didn’t immediately seem relevant to us. But Kottke has gathered such an intriguing collection […]
Agreed! Pretty classic looking.
I love the Conoco one that looks like a movie theater and the gas station that looks like it could be a tram taking passengers to another terminal at DTW.