These Richly Detailed Maps Give the Modern World a Victorian Twist

Wouldn't we all love to live in a city where floating dirigibles shared the horizon alongside the glass towers of our modern skylines? Such is the wild world featured in the highly complex, geographically accurate illustrations of Icelandic artist Kristjana S. Williams, whose maps are part of an exhibition for the… » 9/15/14 5:00pm 9/15/14 5:00pm

Vanquish Blank Walls With These Awesomely Detailed Linocuts

Got a blank wall that needs a little love? I dare you to browse the prints at 3 Fish Studios and not find something you want to mount proudly in your apartment. Check it out: Godzilla! Robots! Ballparks! Architectural landmarks! Iconic landscapes! Old school game controllers! Mid-century-freaking-furniture! » 8/11/14 5:00pm 8/11/14 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

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

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

These Toys Have Hilarious Real Life Problems

Toys are supposed to serve as an escape for real life, worries and limitations don't exist when you're just playing around. But artist Santlov imagined a harsher reality for toys, one where they live lives just as boring as ours. In these prints, Santlov puts your typical toys and action figures in mundane situations… » 8/20/13 8:42pm 8/20/13 8:42pm

Even Before Digital Cameras People Took A Crap Ton Of Photos

From New Year's Eve 2012 to New Year's Day 2013, Facebook users uploaded 1.1 billion photos. Which is something absurd like two photos per active user. But don't think that people haven't always been people. Even before smartphones and digital cameras, consumers were out there taking a lot of stupid photos just for… » 7/14/13 9:09am 7/14/13 9:09am

These Valentine's Flowers Will Never Wilt

If you're going to be far away from your loved one this Valentine's Day, you could send them real flowers, which will smell good but will inevitably wilt after a few days, or you could send them these beautiful newsprint flowers from itunube, which won't smell like anything in particular but will last forever—well,… » 2/08/11 9:20am 2/08/11 9:20am