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David Klein

David Klein (1918–2005) is best known, however, for his influential work in the field of travel advertising. During the 1950s and 1960s, David Klein designed and illustrated dozens of posters for Howard Hughes’ Trans World Airlines (TWA). David’s use of bright

David Klein

David Klein (1918–2005) is best known, however, for his influential work in the field of travel advertising. During the 1950s and 1960s, David Klein designed and illustrated dozens of posters for Howard Hughes’ Trans World Airlines (TWA). David’s use of bright

Sabena travel posters

    “SABENA was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport. After its bankruptcy in 2001, the newly-formed SN Brussels Airlines took over part of SABENA’s assets in February 2002, which

Sabena travel posters

    “SABENA was the national airline of Belgium from 1923 to 2001, with its base at Brussels National Airport. After its bankruptcy in 2001, the newly-formed SN Brussels Airlines took over part of SABENA’s assets in February 2002, which

Melted Crayon Awesomeness

excerpted from gizmodo.com Working in a similar fashion to 3D-printing pens, but without the futile exasperation of actually trying to make 3D objects, Crayola’s new Crayon Melter turns colorful sticks of wax into a thick, goopy, ink that lets kids

Melted Crayon Awesomeness

excerpted from gizmodo.com Working in a similar fashion to 3D-printing pens, but without the futile exasperation of actually trying to make 3D objects, Crayola’s new Crayon Melter turns colorful sticks of wax into a thick, goopy, ink that lets kids

Vibrant Posters With Delightful Typography

from designyoutrust.com This series of character posters reveal the colorful ensemble of the Star Wars spinoff that take on a more humorous vibe. The first poster that comes in a vibrant orange hue shows Alden Ehrenreich holding the signature blaster

Vibrant Posters With Delightful Typography

from designyoutrust.com This series of character posters reveal the colorful ensemble of the Star Wars spinoff that take on a more humorous vibe. The first poster that comes in a vibrant orange hue shows Alden Ehrenreich holding the signature blaster

Bangkok University Branding Itself As A Creative University.

article by Tuija Seipell reposted from thecoolhunter.net We love the way Bangkok University has been branding itself as a Creative University during the past few years. One method they have chosen to do this is to re-imagine and re-allocate the

Bangkok University Branding Itself As A Creative University.

article by Tuija Seipell reposted from thecoolhunter.net We love the way Bangkok University has been branding itself as a Creative University during the past few years. One method they have chosen to do this is to re-imagine and re-allocate the

Bumbershoot Street.

VIA Like Cool In Águeda, a Portuguese town, some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas. The umbrellas look like they’re magically floating in mid-air, making people walking on the street feel that they are out of a fairy tale.  

Bumbershoot Street.

VIA Like Cool In Águeda, a Portuguese town, some streets are decorated with colorful umbrellas. The umbrellas look like they’re magically floating in mid-air, making people walking on the street feel that they are out of a fairy tale.  

BioShock at the Smithsonian.

VIA Irrational Games Are video games art? They are if you ask Chris Melissinos, the curator of “The Art of Video Games,” an exhibit opening at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. The exhibit covers

BioShock at the Smithsonian.

VIA Irrational Games Are video games art? They are if you ask Chris Melissinos, the curator of “The Art of Video Games,” an exhibit opening at the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, D.C. this past weekend. The exhibit covers

Olympic Push Up Bus.

VIA Obvious Winner The bus, made by Czech artist David Cerny, does press-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It

Olympic Push Up Bus.

VIA Obvious Winner The bus, made by Czech artist David Cerny, does press-ups with the help of an engine powering a pair of robotic arms, and the motion is accompanied by a recording of sounds evoking tough physical effort. It

What Is The Fair Market Value of Something That Cannot be Sold?

VIA Neatorama That’s the question that lawyers of the heirs of New York art dealer Ileana Sonnabend and the IRS are arguing in this Catch-22 case involving artwork by Robert Rauschenberg: Because the work, a sculptural combine, includes a stuffed

What Is The Fair Market Value of Something That Cannot be Sold?

VIA Neatorama That’s the question that lawyers of the heirs of New York art dealer Ileana Sonnabend and the IRS are arguing in this Catch-22 case involving artwork by Robert Rauschenberg: Because the work, a sculptural combine, includes a stuffed

Jayne Mansfield Hot Water bottle.

The Jayne Mansfield Hot Water Bottle is 22 inches long, and made of hard plastic molded into the shape of the famous actress and sex symbol. It was dreamt up by one of her promoters, during the height of her

Jayne Mansfield Hot Water bottle.

The Jayne Mansfield Hot Water Bottle is 22 inches long, and made of hard plastic molded into the shape of the famous actress and sex symbol. It was dreamt up by one of her promoters, during the height of her

Lake Placid and Pan’s Labyrinth sit inside Jurassic Park.

VIA io9.com The art collective Dorothy developed this pun-filled map, which they are selling for £25 (or, if you’re feeling spendy, there’s a limited edition signed print for £100). These locations are based on the movies’ titles rather than their

Lake Placid and Pan’s Labyrinth sit inside Jurassic Park.

VIA io9.com The art collective Dorothy developed this pun-filled map, which they are selling for £25 (or, if you’re feeling spendy, there’s a limited edition signed print for £100). These locations are based on the movies’ titles rather than their

Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games.

VIA If It’s Hip It’ Here. At first glance, these look like vintage board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they

Hyper Realistic Paintings of Vintage Board Games.

VIA If It’s Hip It’ Here. At first glance, these look like vintage board games one might find on ebay, complete with frayed corners and masking tape holding them together. But look a little closer and you’ll see that they

Tiffany’s Commissions Artists to Decorate Scaffolding with Temporary Works.

VIA The Cut Tiffany & Co.’s new Soho location is set to open in September, but for now it’s all boarded up while under construction. Rather than leaving the facade bare — begging for graffiti, random paper ads, or worse —

Tiffany’s Commissions Artists to Decorate Scaffolding with Temporary Works.

VIA The Cut Tiffany & Co.’s new Soho location is set to open in September, but for now it’s all boarded up while under construction. Rather than leaving the facade bare — begging for graffiti, random paper ads, or worse —

City in the Sky.

VIA Likecool.com The concept inspired by a lotus flower. Cool ‘City in the Sky’ by Megatropolis literally resembles blooming flowers in the form of large-scale skyscrapers. “City in the sky is a concept about a tranquil oasis above the mega

City in the Sky.

VIA Likecool.com The concept inspired by a lotus flower. Cool ‘City in the Sky’ by Megatropolis literally resembles blooming flowers in the form of large-scale skyscrapers. “City in the sky is a concept about a tranquil oasis above the mega

Clutch Cargo. Revisited.

Clutch Cargo was an animated television series produced by Cambria Productions. Notable for its very limited animation, yet imaginative stories, the series was a surprise hit at the time, and could be seen on 65 stations nationwide in 1960. Because

Clutch Cargo. Revisited.

Clutch Cargo was an animated television series produced by Cambria Productions. Notable for its very limited animation, yet imaginative stories, the series was a surprise hit at the time, and could be seen on 65 stations nationwide in 1960. Because

The Chair/Chair chair.

The Chair/Chair chair by designer Eric Ku. [LINK]

The Chair/Chair chair.

The Chair/Chair chair by designer Eric Ku. [LINK]

Eric Joyner.

Painting: Eric Joyner On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali sent Sonny Liston to the mat in a ring in Lewiston, Maine. Liston was finished. Eric Joyner – American Illustrator with 20 years experience. In 1983 graduated from the University of

Eric Joyner.

Painting: Eric Joyner On May 25, 1965, Muhammad Ali sent Sonny Liston to the mat in a ring in Lewiston, Maine. Liston was finished. Eric Joyner – American Illustrator with 20 years experience. In 1983 graduated from the University of

Advertising Arms Race in Beijing Food Court.

“Take Out: Chinese Fast Food” This series, shot in a temporary food court set up inside Beijing’s Olympic Park, reveals a visually and viscerally overloaded fast-food culture that may make some mouths water and other bellies ache. Hitzenberger concentrates on

Advertising Arms Race in Beijing Food Court.

“Take Out: Chinese Fast Food” This series, shot in a temporary food court set up inside Beijing’s Olympic Park, reveals a visually and viscerally overloaded fast-food culture that may make some mouths water and other bellies ache. Hitzenberger concentrates on

The ArcelorMittal Orbit.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a 115-metre-high (377 ft) observation tower in the Olympic Park in Stratford, London. The steel sculpture is Britain’s largest piece of public art, and is intended to be a permanent, lasting legacy of London’s hosting of the

The ArcelorMittal Orbit.

The ArcelorMittal Orbit is a 115-metre-high (377 ft) observation tower in the Olympic Park in Stratford, London. The steel sculpture is Britain’s largest piece of public art, and is intended to be a permanent, lasting legacy of London’s hosting of the

It’s Alive Project.

Frankenberry by Michael Burnett Part of the It’s Alive Project. Eighty artists were given the opportunity to re-imagine a life-size Boris Karloff as Frankenstein bust. The “Its Alive” Project celebrates eight decades of the Frankenstein Monster by presenting 80 re-imagined Life

It’s Alive Project.

Frankenberry by Michael Burnett Part of the It’s Alive Project. Eighty artists were given the opportunity to re-imagine a life-size Boris Karloff as Frankenstein bust. The “Its Alive” Project celebrates eight decades of the Frankenstein Monster by presenting 80 re-imagined Life

Non-Sign.

A very cool permanent sculpture going up at the U.S./Canadian border by Stranger Geniuses Lead Pencil Studio. [LINK]

Non-Sign.

A very cool permanent sculpture going up at the U.S./Canadian border by Stranger Geniuses Lead Pencil Studio. [LINK]

All Creative Work is Derivative.

From Nina Paley, creator of Sita Sings the Blues. [VIA] Queer The Pitch.

All Creative Work is Derivative.

From Nina Paley, creator of Sita Sings the Blues. [VIA] Queer The Pitch.

Documentary on the delights of American mid-century design.

From boing boing. “First it was ‘good design.’ Then it was ‘crap from the 50s.’ Then it was ‘camp’ embraced by smirking hipsters. Now, it’s just ‘good design’ again! The narrator of this 1958 GM buy-design-or-be-a-pinko agitprop conflates patriotism with

Documentary on the delights of American mid-century design.

From boing boing. “First it was ‘good design.’ Then it was ‘crap from the 50s.’ Then it was ‘camp’ embraced by smirking hipsters. Now, it’s just ‘good design’ again! The narrator of this 1958 GM buy-design-or-be-a-pinko agitprop conflates patriotism with

Lost Advertising of the London Underground.

A sealed-off corridor of the Notting Hill Gate tube station reveals a hallway untouched since 1959 — complete with the posters that were hanging on the turn-of-the-century walls. [LINK][VIA]

Lost Advertising of the London Underground.

A sealed-off corridor of the Notting Hill Gate tube station reveals a hallway untouched since 1959 — complete with the posters that were hanging on the turn-of-the-century walls. [LINK][VIA]

Art Thieves Strike Again.

“On Thursday (May 20) art thieves broke into the Museum of Modern Art in Paris and stole $123m of paintings, including a Matisse and a Picasso. Friday (May 21) two men got into the home of a collector in Marseille

Art Thieves Strike Again.

“On Thursday (May 20) art thieves broke into the Museum of Modern Art in Paris and stole $123m of paintings, including a Matisse and a Picasso. Friday (May 21) two men got into the home of a collector in Marseille