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Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

  • Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    • 12227 Views • 1980s, Art, TelevisionComments Off on Retro Muppet Concert Posters

    Michael De Pippo designed these five posters for an imaginary one night only gig by The Muppets resident band “Dr Teeth and the Electric Mayhem. De Pippo says on his website “I love the Muppets. And with the movie coming out in the next couple of...

  • We Are Not Time Travellers

    • 7162 Views • Art, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on We Are Not Time Travellers

    If we were time travellers – we would of started this blog earlier and posted these groovy pictures when they were first unleashed back in March 2010. Here’s the idea for the ALT/1977 series by Bay Area designer Alex Varanese...

  • The First Book of Jazz

    • 13551 Views • 1950s, Art, Book Covers, Literature, MusicComments Off on The First Book of Jazz

    J is for Jazz – some cool illustrations from the childrens book The First Book of Jazz  by Langston Hughes. The Artwork was created by Animator and Cartoonist Cliff Roberts. His pictures appeared in magazines such as the New Yorker and Playboy. He...

  • Alternate Universe Film Posters

    • 11980 Views • Art, Film, PosterComments Off on Alternate Universe Film Posters

    Alternate Universe posters are the work of artist Sean Hartter. The posters for various films are reimagined in different decades with different actors and directors.We’ve selected some of our favourites, but if want to see loads more check the Art of...

  • Pablo Lobato Illustrations

    • 22598 Views • Art, Music, PosterComments Off on Pablo Lobato Illustrations

    Pablo Lobato is a Graphic Designer and illustrator from Buenos Aires, Argentina. His Portfolio includes work for New Yorker, Rolling Stone, Time Magazine, LA Times Magazine, LA Magazine, The New Republic, Boston Globe, Texas Monthly, Cosmopolitan Germany,...

  • Retro style manuals for the future

    • 9899 Views • Art, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Retro style manuals for the future

    These have been kicking around on the internet for a while, but we thought we’d share them. French Graphic Artist Stephane Massa-Bidal designs what it might of looked like if websites such as Facebook and Twitter were created years ago and came with...

  • Bob Ross – Joy of Painting

    • 17183 Views • Art, TelevisionComments Off on Bob Ross – Joy of Painting

    Robert Norman ‘Bob’ Ross was born in Daytona Beach Florida. The future tv painting legend, was then installed into The USA’s Air Force at the age of 18, and swiftly posted to snowy Alaska. This was to have a big influence on his later...

  • Rolly Crump – Disney goes Beatnik

    • 15691 Views • 1960s, Art, Ephemera, Retro AdvertisingComments Off on Rolly Crump – Disney goes Beatnik

    Rolly Crump is best known for his design and artwork for Disney. In September 2004 he was presented with the prestigious Disney Legends Award for his extensive work for the company. Back in 1960 he illustrated satirical style posters for the the Esoteric...

  • I’m a record cover – Sleeve Faces

    • 15219 Views • Art, Popular, VinylComments Off on I’m a record cover – Sleeve Faces

    Many people love vinyl records for their history, others for the soft analogue sound and some for the tactile nature of being able to put a needle on a record. Then there’s those who like to get an album cover and create what they call a Sleeveface. The...

  • Writings on The Wall – Soul and Jazz Street Art

    • 14669 Views • Architecture, Art, MusicComments Off on Writings on The Wall – Soul and Jazz Street Art

    Here we have a cool and colourful collection of Street art of various Soul and Jazz artists.These photos of the graffiti art work and murals were taken in different cities and countries around the world. As well as a Stevie Wonderwall, there’s a...