Data + Design Project

Classic Musician Mosaics Made From Their Own CDs

Friday 08.10.2012 , Posted by

The world “epic” gets thrown around far too often these days – it seems you can even say it about a loaf of white bread – but when it comes to these mosaics of classic musicians, that was the first word that sprung to mind. The likeness of 7 artists was created using not only just an array of colorful CDs, but their very own albums. We see Jim Morrison, Michael Jackson, Jimmy Hendrix, Bob Marley, James Brown, Freddie Mercury and Elvis, all easily recognizable and created with stunning passion. [Read more...]

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Rockin’ Reddits- Old School Cool

Wednesday 06.06.2012 , Posted by

Where can you play kick the can with Ernest Hemingway, stand on stage with Freddie Mercury, and kick back with Alan G Shepard in the mission control room at NASA all in the same day? It’s not a dream, it’s not an acid trip, it’s Old School Cool. Old School Cool is a Sub-Reddit where users share old photos of people looking awesome. Described as “a pictorial celebration of history’s coolest kids, everything from beatniks to bikers, mods to rude boys, hippies to ravers and everything in between,” Old School Cool is the safest way to time travel. [Read more...]

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Sleeve Faces: Remixing Old Record Covers

Monday 12.26.2011 , Posted by

You can’t do this with your MP3’s! Clever audiophiles the world over have been taking old, beloved record sleeves featuring head shots of famous musical artists and creating the illusion that their body continues past the frame. Some of these are really well done, including clothing that closely matches artists such as David Bowie, Tom Waits, Elton John, Feddie Mercury and Lou Reed. [Read more...]

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