Data + Design Project

Visual Bits #351 > A World Full Of Murals

Saturday 01.05.2013 , Posted by

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Retro-Futuristic Illustrations Bring Back The 70s

Monday 07.11.2011 , Posted by

Check out these retro-fantastic illustrations by Stockholm based Kilian Eng… many look like they jumped directly off the shiny airbrushed sides of a 70’s van or the album cover of some space opera composing, Minimoog playing music outfit. Whatever the inspiration, you can see many more of his works at [Read more…]


Vintage Comic Women Take Charge

Wednesday 02.16.2011 , Posted by

Kicking butt right out of the late 1940’s, these classic adventure comics had girl power down before it was a catch phrase. Illustrated by the late Alex Schomburg, each issue featured action-packed adventures, starring such characters as Princess Pantha and Judy of the Jungle. Famed comic artist Stan Lee called Schomburg the Norman Rockwell of comic book art and admired his “cartoony” style saying “One could never be sure if Alex was an illustrator who approached his work like a cartoonist, or a cartoonist who chose to render his artwork like an illustrator.”
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The Perfect Vehicle: Custom Vans From the 1970s

Tuesday 12.07.2010 , Posted by

In the era of sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, there were no better wheels to get your bell-bottoms around than in custom, tricked-out vans. These shaggin’ wagons had booming sound systems, captain’s chairs, refrigerators, custom windows and the all-important plush shag carpet interior to roll around in… [Read more…]