The Well Medicated blog has compiled a collection of 50 mind-bending film posters, created for American films released in communist-era Poland.
This poster for Short Circuit 2 featuring Johnny 5, really made my day.
Tadanori Yokoo is an illustrator, printmaker and painter, and is one of Japan’s most recognized graphic designers and artists.
After a life-changing trip to India in the the late 1960s, Yokoo became interested in eastern mysticism and psychedelia. During this creative phase, he created some of his most mesmerizing works, designing some of the most iconic music and film posters.
The Pink Tentacle blog has some great pictures of his film and music posters.
Found this hilarious gallery of anti U.S. propaganda cartoons taken from Chinese newspapers published during 1958 to 1960.
Michael Lebowitz has put up a beautiful gallery of hotel door knob hangers, that he found while going through the belongings of his grandfather who passed away last year. His grandfather worked in the foreign service, and had managed to pick up a considerable number of hangers from different parts of the world.
You can also download the entire collection in a single 7mb zip file, which Michael has generously posted on his site.
The Quazen blog has compiled a set of brilliantly-created, photomosaic collages of famous personalities and pop culture icons. These are not your usual run-of-the- mill collages, but art good enough to frame and put up on your walls.
Image Credit: Village9991
Someone should actually do a photomosaic of Heath Ledger’s Joker using the lines from the script of The Dark Knight movie. I would pay good money to own a print.
Found this on Flickr. It’s probably the work of Banksy.
Via Spanaut’s photo stream on Flickr.
Californian artist Jeremy Mayer creates terrifying, but, ultimately, beautiful works of art using the parts of old typewriters.
He does not solder, weld, or glue the parts together, preferring instead, to just “cold” assemble them.
Mayer has planned a future exhibition of his works at the Device Gallery in La Jolla, California, in the year 2009.
Visit his official site to see some great pictures of his amazing sculptures.
Artist Kellen Waugh has provided printable DIY directions for creating your own Wall-E paper model.
Meena Kadri, a design educator who has worked in various parts of the world, has put together some spectacular photographs of Coca Cola’s marketing campaign in India, which, owning to the country’s incredible diversity and scores of spoken languages, is considered to be one of the world’s toughest markets for an international brand to gain a foothold in.