An increasing number of skyscrapers that line our horizons these days resemble the future we were promised: twisting pillars of glass and steel that stretch up into the clouds. When you glaze those buildings with some 1980s-inspired French futurism, however, they look simply surreal »
The display on your phone is relatively tiny. But in pixels, it's friggin' huge. That's the beauty of high resolution. So how would that phone screen compare to your TV, or your tablet or your laptop if it was spread out to a similarly-sized screen? Doghouse Diaries made this graphic to show you, and it's kind of nuts. »
Flying firemen. Radium-heated homes. Robot-assisted architects, tailors, and barbers (eek!). These are the technologies of the year 2000, as envisioned by French illustrator Villemard in a series of beautiful drawings produced in 1910. They are pretty wacky...except when they aren't. ».
Earlier today we asked you to come up with something really really strange for our illustrator extraordinaire Sam Spratt to draw. Well, here it is: "Chewbacca breast-feeding Macaulay Culkin... in Space." A masterpiece. »
You might've noticed some of Sam Spratt's photoshops, drawings, and illustrations on recent posts already, but we wanted to take a moment to officially introduce him to you. He's our contributing illustrator and will be sticking around for a while. »
Wired thinks that Roy A. Gallant's 1950 classic science books need to be updated with 21st-Century style and information. They're right, but while their artwork may be flashier and more accurate, it is not necessarily clearer. Take these two examples. »
In the book The Art of Terminator Salvation, fans can find hundreds of examples of concept art, storyboards and illustrations from the film. »