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Monday, 16 April 2018

The Overlooked Wonders of Soviet-Era Industrial Design

quote [ For her, the Soviet era from the 1950s onwards was an important period of design history, ?when function and utility were the driving forces behind ideas but remarkable examples of innovation and creativity still flourished.? ]

[SFW] [art] [+7 Good]
[by arrowhen@12:23amGMT] [3 comments]

Monday, 9 April 2018

Alex Bartsch: Covers: Retracing Reggae Record Sleeves in London

quote [ After years of research, and working in close collaboration with Al ?Fingers? Newman of One Love Books, Bartsch has identified and photographed more than 50 UK reggae sleeves in their original locations, holding them up at arm?s length to blend in with their surroundings, decades later. ]

Can't decide if seductively deep or appallingly monomatic. Very impressive anyway.
[SFW] [art] [+1 Original]
[by Paracetamol@8:24pmGMT] [1 comment]

Can a neural network learn to recognize doodling?

quote [ Quick, Draw! is an online game developed by Google that challenges players to draw a picture of an object or idea and then uses a neural network artificial intelligence to guess what the drawings represent. ]

Found this looking up something for another post.

After playing, and providing further information to the robotic hive mind that eventually kills us all, check out the data link. You can click on images and see everything everyone else drew. Neat!
[SFW] [art] [+4]
[by Taxman@1:50amGMT] [17 comments]

Monday, 2 April 2018

||Where Are The African Gods|| Film by: Rodney Passé

quote [ NOWNESS: Poetic License: Where are the African Gods? Lyricist Abbey Lincoln’s words are brought to life in this meditative portrait of black masculinity A… ]

Words words, I dunno just watch it I guess. It's less than 4 minutes long and no-one's saying you have to like it. I did though.
[SFW] [art] [+3 Interesting]
[by Spyike@8:17pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 16 March 2018

Comic Cartography

quote [ Maps from comics ]

An interesting timesink you might probably like.
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by Paracetamol@6:04pmGMT] [3 comments]

Exquisite pages from the vintage design bible 'The Inland Printer'

quote [ The Inland Printer was a trade magazine that showcased the best printing techniques and technology between 1883 until 2011. It has been described as a designer?s Bible and ?the single greatest resource for the study of the American printing industry.? ]

Goin' down the Printer's Alley gonna look around and see what I can find
[SFW] [art] [+2 Good]
[by ScoobySnacks@12:02amGMT] [0 comments]

Wednesday, 14 March 2018

An explanation emerges for how the 12th century Paisley Abbey in Scotland could feature a gargoyle out of the film "Alien"

quote [ At first, you?d think that it must be a coincidence of some sort, or that it is the original blueprint from which the Swiss artist H. R. Giger drew his inspiration. Such speculations arose when this time discrepancy was first noted by the media in 2013. ]

Art imitating art imitating...?
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by JWWargo@7:23amGMT] [12 comments]

Thursday, 1 March 2018

Poop for the NCC - National Computer Conference 1976

quote [ I will reblog this every five hours until it gets the recognition it deserves damnit ]

Link goes to video. Original post found via Floppy Diskette blog
[SFW] [art] [+6 laz0r]
[by Paracetamol@9:38pmGMT] [1 comment]

Friday, 23 February 2018

You need 10,000 pieces to build a Minifig-scale LegoMillennium Falcon

quote [ Lego?s Millennium Falcons are some of the toymaker?s largest and most impressive sets, but to keep the price tags reasonable there are some comprises made when it comes to size, scale, and detailing. As the Lego fans at Titans Creations discovered, to build a Millennium Falcon that?s actually perfectly sized for minifigs you?ll need some 10,000 bricks at your disposal. ]

Guys. You guys, seriously.
[SFW] [art] [+2]
[by ooo[......7@9:14amGMT] [15 comments]

Monday, 19 February 2018

MC Escher Wallpaper Collection

quote [ Take a first look at the artist's impossible explorations of infinity turned into home decor ]

I really hate wallpaper, but would be open to this
[SFW] [art] [+3 Interesting]
[by satanspenis666@3:57pmGMT] [3 comments]

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