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Growing Book

I love books and I love plants, that’s why the growing book, designed by Eric Zhang looks almost a perfect idea. Almost, because it doesn’t look very practice to put in the shelf with the other books. My cats would … Continue reading

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Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy

There are some crazy users on Flickr, and crazy means crazy in the best possible way, who like to share vintage images. Miss Magnolia Thunderpussy likes to share “some” stuff: almost six thousand of images divided in 90 sets and … Continue reading

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The Control Panel Overlay Museum

I’m old enough to remember the glorious days of arcade games like Frogger. But I noticed I did’t have experience enough with “Fliperamas”, the Portuguese word for arcade games, informally called “fliper”. The only arcade game I remember playing was … Continue reading

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José Geraldo Reis Pfau, a Brazilian advertising professional, reserves his weekends to a productive hobby: creating mini motorcycles with parts of glasses and watches. Part of his private collection, which contains more than 200 pieces, is presented on his site … Continue reading

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Soviet Movie Posters: 1921-1973

The Fakeproject Corporation of America presents a selection of Soviet Movie Posters from 1921-1973. Posters aren’t divided in categories or decades, as you mind expect. They all load in a single page, but it loads pretty fast. I’m never tired … Continue reading

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Audio Cassette Tape Nostalgia

Tapedeck is a project of neckcns.com, built to showcase the amazing beauty and (sometimes) weirdness found in the designs of common audio tape cassettes. There’s an amazing range of designs, starting from the early 60’s functional cassette designs, moving through … Continue reading

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404 Not Found

How pretty or cool is the not found page of your blog / site? I’m ashamed of the layout of 404 pages of my blogs: they are boring normal. I wanted some funny image, as the several images collected by … Continue reading

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Replace a good habit for a bad one: stop smoking and go read a book. To help you, try, TankBooks – Tales to take your breath away. The ThankBooks pay a homage to the iconic and successful design objects, the … Continue reading

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Spanish Movie Posters, from 1920 to 1957

Javier Reguera, from the Spanish cultural blog asi se fundo carnaby street kindly uploaded 71 scanned images of Spanish movie posters, from 1920 to 1957 at Flickr. I have a good surprise with them: the graphics, with strong colours, detach … Continue reading

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Ten greatest alcohol icons of all time

I propose a toast to this post with a cup of red dry wine (my favourite drink: long live to the alcoholic drinks! Here is an amusing article from Modern Drunkard Magazine even for those that don’t drink: Ten greatest … Continue reading

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