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Vintage French Lottery Posters From Between the 1930s and ’50s


King Francis I of France, inspired by Italian lotteries, established the first French lottery, the Loterie Royale, in 1539 to aid state finances, but it failed due to high ticket costs and opposition from affluent social classes. Continue reading »

Superb Glass Sculptures by Nina Casson McGarva That Are Inspired by The Natural World


British artist Nina Casson McGarva creates stunning glass sculptures inspired by nature. Her work explores how nature can be interpreted and represented through glass. Continue reading »

The Superb 1980s Hyper-Realistic Illustrations by Japanese Artist Masao Saito


Masao Saito, the illustrator, is celebrated for his proficiency with the airbrush, a tool he has utilized to create images that are strikingly realistic, yet carry a dreamlike quality. Continue reading »

Horrible Photographs of Damaged Cars From the 1994 Northridge Earthquake

1994 Northridge Earthquake 1

The 1994 Northridge earthquake struck the San Fernando Valley in southern California on January 17, becoming the most destructive quake in the state since the 1906 San Francisco earthquake and the costliest in U.S. history. Continue reading »

The Emotional and Poetic Portraits of Sena Adjovi


The ethereal portraits by Montreal artist Sena Adjovi evoke the cadence and resonance of poetry. Continue reading »

The Electric State: Simon Stålenhag Comes A New Narrative Artbook About A Girl And Her Robot Traveling West In An Alternate 90s USA

“In late 1997, a runaway teenager and her yellow toy robot travel west through a strange USA, where the ruins of gigantic battle drones litter the countryside heaped together with the discarded trash of a high tech consumerist society in decline. As their car approaches the edge of the continent, the world outside the window seems to be unraveling ever faster as if somewhere beyond the horizon, the hollow core of civilization has finally caved in.” Continue reading »

New York State Shaped Skillet!

State-shaped cast iron pans once a limited edition art piece, soon to become a national product line… launching with New York! Under the creation by FeLion Studios, a design/build sculpture studio in Madison Wisconsin, specializing in iron casting and fine wood working techniques to achieve unique and custom pieces of art for homes and commercial spaces.

After a year long regional pilot project producing Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota skillets, they’ve decided the next state-shaped skillet to be commercially produced is NEW YORK.

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Schusev State Museum of Architecture

Schusev State Museum of Architecture

Absolutely fantastic press & OOH campaign for Schusev State Museum of Architecture Moscow.

– high resolution images on click
– how-to’s sketches

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