These Gorgeous Screenprints Showcase a City's Most Famous Structures

As part of a project called "Shapes of Cities," London-based designer Yoni Alter takes a handful of iconic buildings from various metropolitan areas and silhouettes their shapes in a range of colors, overlapping the forms to create a single abstracted, impossible skyline. » 3/10/14 5:00pm 3/10/14 5:00pm

Some Guy Turned Each Episode of Breaking Bad Into Its Own Dope Poster

It's been five months since one of the greatest shows ever to grace the small screen has gone off the air, but if you're one of the many rapt Breaking Bad fans, you're probably still pretty deep in mourning. Fortunately for you, Hungarian designer Zsolt Molnár (Zsutti) decided to pay homage to the meth-loaded… » 2/20/14 5:00pm 2/20/14 5:00pm

A Treasury of Rare and Weird Star Wars Posters From Around the World

Nothing could be more familiar than the original Star Wars poster, featuring Darth's head looming over our light saber-wielding heroes. But that poster has gone through a lot of mutations in its lifetime, as the movie journeyed across the globe. Here are some of the weirdest and most obscure Star Wars posters in… » 2/13/14 6:59pm 2/13/14 6:59pm

How Many Rappers Are Named Lil? This Massive Map Shows You

How many rappers can possibly have a name that's anchored by the word big? Or lil? Or fat? Or slim? Or any other adjective used to describe size? The answer is a lot, and if you don't believe me, check out The Massive Map of Hip Hop Monikers—an extensive visualization of names in hip hop from Pop Chart Lab. » 11/06/13 5:00pm 11/06/13 5:00pm

13 Wonderful Posters That Capture San Francisco In a Single Image

San Francisco is not large, but it does contain multitudes. Though many have left their hearts in the seven-by-seven mile spot at the tippy-top of this Pacific Ocean-lined peninsula, each and every loyal local and on-the-road vagabond who’s made his way through the beautiful Bay Area hub forms a highly personal take on … » 10/31/13 9:00am 10/31/13 9:00am

Every Original Star Trek Episode as a Vintage Movie Poster

So Into Darkness was fun, but there's nothing quite like the classics that started the whole thing off. If you're into them, Juan Ortiz has a treat for you: each of the original 80 episodes as a righteous vintage poster. » 9/14/13 5:00pm 9/14/13 5:00pm

These Circular Maps Show How Neighborhoods Really Relate to Cities

In New York City, you can cross the street and then—bam!—you're in a completely different neighborhood. But those exact boundaries are hard to pinpoint, and they're always changing. These minimalist maps by Archie's Press condenses them into simple circular designs that convey the way neighborhoods overlap. » 9/10/13 5:00pm 9/10/13 5:00pm

All Hail Histomap: 4,000 Years of History in a Single Poster

What if you could capture the entire history of recorded human existence into one epic infographic for the ages? Crazy, right? Back in the 1930s, a man named John B. Sparks tried—and The Vault recently dug up his attempt. It's called the Histomap, and it's still incredible nearly 100 years later, if just slightly out… » 8/12/13 1:40pm 8/12/13 1:40pm

Drool Over this Chart of All the Glorious Superpowers You'll Never Have

I don't have any superpowers. Neither do you. But we can both salivate with envy at all the marvelous flavors of superpowers we could have, if they were real. And to aid us in that noble pursuit, Pop Chart has put out their Giant-Size Omnibus of Superpowers, a (fairly) comprehensive menu of powers and their associated… » 6/29/13 6:00pm 6/29/13 6:00pm

Game of Thrones Movie Posters from Famous Directors Are Just Too Cool

Saul Bass was behind some of the most indelible intro title sequences in movie history. Casino, North By Northwest, Vertigo. He died in 1996, and just a few days ago, Google broke out a Doodle for his birthday. And now here's a pretty damn great nerd tribute on top. Four movie posters for Game of Thrones, in Bass's… » 5/10/13 12:32pm 5/10/13 12:32pm