You know what else it has? Color. Glorious, glorious color.
Celebrating a half-century of all things Starfleet, Star Trek 50: Artists 50 Years is a wonderful art exhibit that kicking off at this year’s Comic-Con before hitting the road to Las Vegas, Toronto, New York, and other cities (the full list is here). But if you can’t make it to those, here are a few pieces from inside…
UK design shop Dorothy has a new cutaway schematic print that reveals the inner working of the Minimoog analog synthesizer that’s been a distinctive part of electronic music for decades. But you won’t find transistors or electronic components inside—just 28 electronic music pioneers hidden like a Where’s Waldo book.
It’s considered to be one of the most perfectly designed video game levels of all time because it introduces players to new gameplay concepts without an instruction manual. And if you have fond memories of Super Mario Bros.’ Level 1-1 (who doesn’t?) you can now immortalize it on your wall.
Libraries are magical places, and even the smallest local branch over the corner deserves your attention, and you should pay a visit regularly. Artist André Chiote believes in the power of libraries, and has put together an astounding set of posters to celebrate their importance.
There are so many Star Wars posters out there these days, it’s incredibly difficult to make one stand out. Well, artist Matt Ferguson has found an answer to that: Make posters that are simple, clean, and instantly recognizable.
Evoking the famous imagery created for the Works Progress Administration, a lovely series of posters created by the US government depict the country’s ongoing renewable energy revolution. And it’s definitely a place I want to live.
There are a million reasons—academic and social—why high school can be quite an ordeal for kids. So a Toronto LGBTQ advocacy group has created a unique poster, put up in schools across the city, that uses a camera phone’s flash to reveal a secret supportive message about gender identity and sexual orientation.
The word “art” can mean many things but most think of it as paintings and drawings. Visual media. In that broad topic, one of our favorite sub-categories is pop culture art, visual art based on movies and TV shows. And below we’ve picked some great ones.
The new Ghostbusters movie is still half a year away, but at least now we’re starting to get teased with some pretty sweet images. Yesterday, we saw our first official cast picture. Now feast your eyes on four posters, one for each of our new heroes.
Even if you haven’t read Ernie Cline’s Ready Player One, odds are you’re aware it’s overflowing with pop culture references. The main characters literally study pop culture to try and find the keys to the world’s biggest fortune. Steven Spielberg is currently turning it into a movie.
Han, Leia, Luke! Practical effects! X-Wings and TIE Fighters! All that classic music! Empires and Rebels! A lot of the impetus of The Force Awakens’s marketing has been the emphasis on nostalgia for the three movies of the original trilogy. Now there are three new amazing retro posters to add to that nostalgia.
Artist Scott Park managed to do the incredible: he drew nearly all the identifiable spaceships and vehicles and animals used in the original Star Wars trilogy and laid them out in one awesome poster you can buy. There’s basically everything you love and know here: the Millennium Falcon, both Death Stars, TIE Fighters,…
The poster for The Force Awakens dropped earlier today, and it looks fantastic. Star Wars has always had fantastic posters over the years, and we’re going to see tons more in the future. Here’s a look at the posters that have been advertising the movies since 1976.
Like an Indiana Jones puzzle, what you see above is just part of the story. It’s part of a brand new poster by artist JC Richard that takes one of the most iconic scenes in Raiders of the Lost Ark and turns it into a painfully beautiful limited edition poster.
GIFs are funny but fleeting; websites might convey more information—but if you really want to make a point, you design a poster. A new exhibition at the Cooper Hewitt focuses on the cultural impact of this persuasive graphic design medium and the science behind what makes posters in particular pack their visual punch.
You never know when you'll need to take the fight to a particularly nasty Alien - but never fear, as this fantastic poster by Ryan Brinkerhoff not only shows you a few tips, but also looks very stylish.
In these decades of freely accessible online maps, it's totally normal to be addicted to what Wikipedia describes as a "symbolic depiction highlighting relationships between elements of some space, such as objects, regions, and themes"(best Wikipedia definition ever?). And when you are in love with maps, you want them…
Guardians of the Galaxy 2 might be a long while away, but that didn't stop artist Orlando Arocena cooking up this gorgeous poster for the movie, featuring Thanos and the Milano looking all fabulous and whatnot. It's even James Gunn approved!
Don't smoke in the train station. Don't spit your gum on the floor. And please, god, don't splay your legs out like no one else is around you. These sound like basic rules of today's public transit, but they're actually messages that graced the walls of Tokyo's subway forty years ago.