London-based artist, Mr. Bingo, wants to offend you. “I will send an offensive postcard to the first person to reply to this message,” he tweeted one night back in 2011 and thus, a new Internet art project, aptly titled Hate Mail, was born. The response was overwhelming, so he realised that people really wanted to [...]
Branding Terror looks at 60 organisations from al-Quaeda to the Tamil Tigers and combines Francesco’s creative direction expertise with Artur’s experience as a counterterrorism analyst for the United Nations. They say: “Branding Terror does not seek to make any political statements; rather, it offers insight into an understudied area of counterintelligence, and provides an original [...]
Hidden among the sea of spectators of the 2013 U.S. Masters is Wally/Waldo of the famous Where’s Wally/Waldo books. A new Tumblr reignites the fondness of hunting for the red and white striped, spectacled nomad who wonders in and out of scenes from all over the world. No clue if Wenda or Wizard Whitebeard will [...]
In 1956, just over a decade after the atomic bomb showed the world the devastating power of nuclear weapons, Walt Disney partnered with German physicist Heinz Haber, a professor at USC and personal science consultant to the legendary animator, to produce Our Friend the Atom — a gloriously illustrated 165-page tome extolling the promise of [...]
In Spacesuit: A History through Fact and Fiction, Brett Gooden traces the development of astronaut outwear in both fact and fiction from the first hot air balloon flight in the late 1700s to the present. Along the way, you get an inside look at suit innovation during the Cold War space race. The modern space [...]
The 1980s and Rodeo Drive – a perfect partnership of luxurious consumerist excess. It was exactly this which inspired photographer Anthony Hernandez to take pictures of the iconic shopping district, resulting in a collection of 70+ photographs now showcased in a glorious book Rodeo Drive, 1984. Click the pic to take a look.
About a decade ago, David Byrne began making “mental maps of imaginary territory” in a little notebook based on self-directed instructions to draw anything from a Venn diagram about relationships to an evolutionary tree of pleasure — part Wendy MacNaughton, part Julian Hibbard, yet wholly unlike anything else. In 2006, Byrne released Arboretum (UK; public [...]
Ernest Hemingway was a war hero, big-game hunter, Nobel Prize winner in literature, and one of the most dynamic American authors in history. He also really liked his liquor, whether it was champagne, absinthe, or just straight Irish whiskey. So writer, cocktail connoisseur and Hemingway-enthusiast Philip Greene decided to write a book devoted to Hem [...]
Stuck for Christmas presents this year? Fear not, Etsy seller teamart has created an awesome set of pop cultural themed colouring books. There’s 90′s Pop Divas, Boy Bands, Hunky Dudes, and our personal favourite, Bears. Click the pic to take a closer look.
Photographer George Steinmetz has spent the last 15 years paragliding his away across the world’s most spectacular scenery and documenting it for this amazing new book. The book ‘Desert Air’ captures many of the world’s most remote and dry places from his unique angle. A book signing with Steinmetz will be held on Thursday, December [...]