Design Studio Creates Stunning Retro 8 Bit Gaming Roller Blinds

If you’re a fan of classic arcade games or just a geeky pixel look this new collection of digitally printed roller blinds is for you. Created by the team at English Blinds offers a great way to add some retro gaming fun to the windows as homage to classic games of the late 70’s and early 80’s such as Space Invaders and Pac Man. Continue reading »

Back In 1980, Citröen Had A Somewhat Amusing Idea Of The Future

The French manufacturer Citroën knew a lot to surprise with its incredible design. This is not just about new cars, but cars that in the past have been of great interest to the automotive community. Namely, in 1980, the company introduced an incredible model called Karin. Citroën Karin was a concept car presented at the Paris Motor Show in 1980. Continue reading »

Hilarious Snaps Show Halloween Costumes In The 1950s And ‘60s

Need to find an impressive Halloween outfit? Just check out these snaps to see. Here below is a hilarious photo collection that shows people in their Halloween costumes in the 1950s and 1960s. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos Of British Football Fans From The 1900s To 1940s

A group of Everton supporters outside St Paul’s Cathedral, London, before making their way to Crystal Palace for the FA Cup final between Everton and Newcastle United, which Everton won 1-0. (Photo by Topical Press Agency/Getty Images). 1906 Continue reading »

25 Rare And Cool Polaroid Prints Of Teen Girls In The 1970s

The 1970s were a party, full of exploration without explanation. They were all about discovery. Continue reading »

When He Said “Jump…”: The Most Influential Images Of All Time Captured By The Photographer Philippe Halsman

American actress Eva Marie Saint, 1954.

Philippe Halsman (2 May 1906 Riga, Russian Empire – 25 June 1979 New York City – previously) was a Latvian-born American portrait photographer. Many celebrities photographed by Halsman include Alfred Hitchcock, Judy Garland, Winston Churchill, Marilyn Monroe, Dorothy Dandridge, and Pablo Picasso. Many of those photographs appeared on the cover of Life. In such photos, he utilizes a variety of his rules of photography. For example, in one of his photos of Winston Churchill, the omission of his face makes Halsman’s photo even more powerful at making Churchill more human. Continue reading »

Before The Computers: Looking Back On Typewriters Era

In April 2011 last factory in the world on manufacture of typewriters was closed. The epoch of typewriters has ended…

Secretary and Ramsgate beauty queen, Christine James. (Photo by Peter Powell/Express/Getty Images). March 1965 Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Pictures Of The London Underground Through The Times

One of a series of photographs by Henry Flather showing the construction, undertaken between 1866 and 1870, of the Metropolitan District Railway’s (MDR) underground lines between Paddington and Blackfriars via Kensington. It shows Notting Hill Gate Station shortly before it opened in 1868. Continue reading »

The Oddbody Furby Community Turns ’90s Kids’ Toys Into Lovely Nightmares

Devin Gardner makes some fucked-up Furbies, but they’re widely loved on Instagram and Tumblr. Hunched over his desk in his bedroom turned workspace, the 24-year-old painstakingly “skins” vintage Furbies by removing their furry casings. Continue reading »

Haunted Faces Of The World War One Brought To Life In Striking Colorized Images By Mario Unger

Mountain warfare, Austrian troops crouch behind a rocky outcrop as they prepare to ambush Italian troops in the Alps, circa 1916.

The faces of war have been brought back to life after a series of World War One photographs were expertly colourised. Striking pictures show a US soldier displaying his trophies including a German badge and gun, the Christmas truce in 1914 and female war workers feed the charcoal kilns used for purifying sugar at the Glebe Sugar Refinery Co. Greenock, in Scotland. Continue reading »

20 Punk Bands Of The 1980s You’ve Never Heard Of

Punk is a rock music genre that emerged in the mid-1970s in the United States, United Kingdom, and Australia. They typically produced short, fast-paced songs with hard-edged melodies and singing styles, stripped-down instrumentation, and often political, anti-establishment lyrics. Punk embraces a DIY ethic; many bands self-produce recordings and distribute them through independent record labels. Continue reading »

17 Vintage Photos From The Public Archives To Give You A Different Perspective

July 4, 1983. Watermelon eating contest

I’ve always liked the vintage photos. It seems to me that I can peek into the lives of people who lived dozens of years ago and just from a capture, I can build an entire novel in my mind. For example, there are 5 people wearing hats and suits and playing cards somewhere on a public place. Continue reading »

The Lost Golden Age: Soviet Russia, As Seen By Photographer Vladimir Sokolaev

What’s the opposite of nostalgia? Remorse, maybe? Well, that is what Vladimir Solovev had captured; not so bright side of the Soviet era. Well-known documentary photographer in the 80-ties, Solovev was part of the famous creative group “Triva”. Continue reading »

Delahaye Type 165: The Most Beautiful French Car Of The 1930s

1939 Delahaye Type 165 is viewed by many as the most beautiful French car of the 1930s, only 5 of them were ever made with this one having been fatefully chosen by the French government to represent France at the 1939 New York World’s Fair. Continue reading »

Vintage Snapshots Of Freaky Halloween Costumes That Give You A Nightmare

Halloween is a time to dress up as your favorite character and go trick-or-treating. Nowadays, people often dress up as funny or sexy characters, but traditionally, Halloween was a time for the scariest ghouls and creepers to make an appearance. Continue reading »