Bob Egan’s hobby is really interesting. He brings classic albums to the present. He finds the actual location, where each cover was shot and alternates the angle and distance, so as the photo can match the current version of the venue. Continue reading »
Screen adaptations of literary works are becoming increasingly popular. However, in an effort to express their vision of a great creation, filmmakers often change the plot lines of novels and stories and sometimes make significant changes to the appearance of the main characters.
According to Gandalf, in The Lord of the Rings book, Frodo is a stout rosy-cheeked hobbit, taller than the rest, with blond hair, a cleft chin, and clear eyes. Continue reading »
I just could not pass up the great renderings of the GAZ-22 Lowrider. The author of these spectacular pictures — Mr. Dicks. Creative idea behind the project — “turn classic Russian Volga with the spirit of early-bombs and a touch of Russian folk art.” Continue reading »
Industrial Light & Magic (ILM) used matte paintings to create the Rebel hangar in Return of The Jedi. Models also played apart. But it’s the artwork that stands out. Nowadays, photorealistic CGI is the default technology for special effects, but in the 70s and 80s, background sets in movies were hand-painted.
These matte paintings were created by Chris Evans, Mike Pangrazio, Frank Ordaz, Harrison Ellenshaw, and Ralph McQuarrie. Continue reading »
According to designer Igor Mitin: “The idea is that anyone can make an individual interior decoration with “facepot” and friends’ or relatives’ images. The Image is printed and stuck to the pot. After that the transparent protective pot is put over the main pot. It will save the image during a watering process. Moreover, transparent protective pot accurately fits the image to the pot’s shape and makes it vivid and complete. The idea is to buy more lush plants. The choice is yours, but it is better when the plant hides the top of the pot. In such case, we create a true “haircut” for a person on the image. Pots with black-white images can be a good decoration for restaurants or offices. I think that “facepots” will give joy and lots of fun for everyone.” Continue reading »
Sydney-based graphic designer Peter Majarich clearly likes movies. So much so in fact that he’s decided to set himself a challenge. He’s redesigning a different movie poster every day though 2016, and as you can see from his awesome artwork, he’s doing a brilliant job of it. Continue reading »
Here’s a chair fit for any firearm fanatic. Crafted from real AK-47s, this JamesEdition creation boasts style and innovation in its effort to pay homage to arguably one of the more infamous assault weapons. The inspiration came to artist Rainer Weber while he was reading a book on Michail Kalashnikov, creator of the AK. From here the chair was born. Continue reading »
“Bekant als… The jeans with the bell. Die einzigen jeans die such auch hören lassen können. Nur echy mit diers Fun-glocke” Originally produced in Germany by C&A in the 1970s. Continue reading »
After the 1973 success of American Graffiti, filmmaker George Lucas made the fateful decision to pursue a longtime dream project: a space fantasy movie unlike any ever produced. Lucas envisioned a swashbuckling SF saga inspired by the Flash Gordon serials classic American westerns, the epic cinema of Japanese auteur Akira Kurosawa, and mythological heroes. Its original title: The Star Wars. The rest is history, and how it was made is a story as entertaining and exciting as the movie that has enthralled millions for thirty years–a story that has never been told as it was meant to be. Until now. Continue reading »
Skoda caused a huge stir with its car made out of cake. The advert features an army of bakers creating a Fabia out of an array of tasty baked treats, while Julie Andrews sings about her favourite things in the background. The chassis is built from huge slabs of sponge cake. Its paintwork is marzipan. Golden Syrup lubricates the engine. And the roof is finished with sugar. Continue reading »
The original Circle ® kitchen is an innovative high-tech compact kitchen concept for commercial and residential use. This 180° revolving kitchen design features all the characteristics of a traditional kitchen with an incredibly low demand on overall space, less than 1.8 sqm.
This concealable “room within a room” concept is realized with the ability of blending the circular kitchen location independently; particularly where space is at a premium. Through rotating the complete work area may be reached from a sitting or standing position.