Archive for September, 2010

Classic saucy seaside postcard images by the firm Bamforth & Co are relaunched

30/09/2010

Classic saucy seaside postcards images are being relaunched today to mark their 100th anniversary. Businessman Ian Wallace said he is hoping the classic cheeky cartoons, which could soon be appearing on everything from mouse mats to boxer shorts, will give everyone a light-hearted boost in times of economic gloom. Mr Wallace said: “They always look good and they always make people smile. Maybe they’re not to everyone’s taste but if you can’t laugh at Bamforth postcards what can you laugh at? They are classic images which have really stood the test of time”…More http://bit.ly/90bkst

Sci-Fi Concept Redux: 20 Syd Mead Inspired Vehicles

30/09/2010

Legendary concept artist Syd Mead can be credited with creating some of the most memorable sci-fi movie worlds ever. Tron, Aliens and Blade Runner were all Mead’s work and all helped set new precedents for science fiction movies. Now, a new generation of concept artists is paying homage to Syd Mead in the most significant way possible: by creating a ton of new ideas for future transportation in the style of the legendary futurist. CGSociety’s Accelerate contest asked digital artists to come up with their Syd Mead-inspired visions of how humans may get from one point to another in coming generations. These are some of the most interesting entries from the contest. (more…)

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30/09/2010

Picture of the day: 30 September 2010

30/09/2010

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Bizarre shoe designs by Kobi Levy

30/09/2010

It may look like this person has unwittingly stepped on a blob of chewing gum on the pavement – but the shoe is actually part of a collection of bizarre footwear designed by Kobi Levi…More http://bit.ly/cZPo4P

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Liane Lang’s Monumental Misconceptions

30/09/2010

Liane Lang, an award-winning British artist, photographed Soviet-era monuments that had been ripped down following the fall of Communism – intermingled with life-sized rubber models of people and human body parts, to create unnerving, humorous and thought-provoking installations.

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The Highest Scoring Video Game Decorations

29/09/2010

Hardcore gamers have far outrun the geeky glasses and suspenders image, and become a proud and powerful trend-starting group of consumers. Gamers have been known to display their love for new favorites through tattoos and gear, but for this generation brought up with a video game system in their home, nostalgic homages to old favorites have spread to murals and home decorations. Here are some of the highest scoring decorative video game homages: (more…)

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Marilyn Monroe: previously unseen pictures are published in new book

29/09/2010

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Used car part sculptures

29/09/2010

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British storm chaser and extreme weather photographer Roger Coulam

29/09/2010

These images show the work of Roger Coulam – the UK’s best extreme weather photographer. Adrenaline junkie Roger, 45, who lives in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, loves dangerous weather and throwing himself into the path of huge tornadoes, violent electrical storms and coast-battering waves to get the perfect shot…More http://bit.ly/9br9OJ

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