Thursday, 29 March 2012

Blogs we like: A weekly dose of architecture

All things architecture related. It is what it says and we like it, see more here.

Wednesday, 28 March 2012


Cloud based colour. Been using this a lot since I discovered it and so many people I tell know very little about it, check it out for Adobe CS integration of colour magic!

Friday, 9 March 2012

La Concha Motel

If only we could still stay in the 'La Concha'. Designed by Paul Revere Williams and complete in 1961 it has a charm unlikely to be seen on the strip ever again.

Monday, 5 March 2012

Hunter speaks

Always in character, always on form - Hunter S. Thompson: Live at UC Auditorium, Boulder, 1977.

Sunday, 4 March 2012

Railway archive

Network Rail have been digitising the archives! There's not a lot here yet but they should keep adding to it by the looks of things, an amazing online resource that should be there to view at all times.

Saturday, 3 March 2012

Nasa 1976 Identity Guidelines

We have looked at these so many times so thought we might as well put the image up here for reference, google for more.

Friday, 2 March 2012

Going underground

Tube and Subway system logo's from around the world.

Thursday, 16 February 2012

A Place to call Home: Where we live and why

Being from a new town, British town planning fascinates me and the RIBA are kindly holding this exhibition from 16th Feb – 28th April.

Friday, 10 February 2012

British design at the V&A

Can't wait for this exhibition to get going, looks amazing.

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Tom Humberstone

Have a look at these fantastic illustrations from Tom Humberstone - check out more work and illustration styles here.

Post war Berlin

These sensational aerial images of a post war Berlin were taken by Hein Gorny, Adolph C. Byers and Friedrich Seidenstücker between 1945-46 showing the devastation from 6 years of war. You can see more images here and if you would like to add the book to your collection purchase a copy here.

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Blink and you'll miss him

Watch this inspiring summary of Ronnie O'Sullivan's time at the table - no one will ever match what this man has brought to Snooker.

Monday, 23 January 2012

Lugnegård design

Mikael Lugnegård has a knack for creating stunning concept artwork and with the inclusion of an SR-71 there was no way we couldn't be in absolute awe. See more great work from this tallented chap here.

Friday, 20 January 2012

Sebastian Schmieg

Artist Sebastian Schmieg has created this amazing video using the visually similar search option in google images. Amazingly he started out with a transparent png file. To see more work from Sebastian look here.

Thursday, 19 January 2012

Tidal salt-water open air swimming pools

Whilst planning some bank holiday camping trips I came across this little gem of a site listing all the Tidal salt-water open air swimming pools in the UK. As facinating as the Lido's of the 1930's I've always wanted to visit as many as possible. A resource like this is handy, thanks.

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Sounds of the sea

This project is listening to the ocean floor and you can hear it from your computer. The military don't seem best pleased but if you want to hear some insane clicks and clacks from life in the deep blue then have a listen here.

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Lost toy

This is the Fisher Price Crazy Combo Horn Set. I use to have one as a kid until we sold it at a car boot sale and it was the most amazing musical toy ever. Now I want one again, anyone selling?

Monday, 2 January 2012

Tattoo age

This excellent series showcases the talents of some of the worlds best tattoo artist. Starting with Dan Santoro of Smith Street Tattoo Palour, New York. Watch them all, now.

John Carter

My lack of contribution to this blog has been due to this man, John Carter. For the past 6 months I have been working at Double Negative to complete the VFX for this adaptation of the Edgar Rice Burroughs classic, 'The Princess of Mars'.