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The Art Deco Poster

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A brief glimpse around the Wing’s Art website reveals that i’m more than a little enamoured by Art Deco design. From its architecture, to furniture and jewelry, few other artistic movements have had such a lasting impact on the creative industries and continue to inspire today. Books on the subject are plentiful, and along with some…

Bazooka Joe and his Gang

  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review
  • Bazooka Joe and his Gang - Book Review

Character designers, animators and illustrators throughout the ages have all shared the wisdom of one simple truth; that adding an eye-patch to a character provides an instant coolness upgrade. From ‘the man in the Hathaway shirt’ to countless cowboys and Kurt Russell’s portrayal of Snake Plisskin, the eye-patch fits the bill whether you’re looking to…

Swissted

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Swissted is the brain-child of Graphic Designer Mike Joyce, combining a love of punk rock, indie and grunge gig posters with his own Swiss inspired modernist aesthetic. Featuring great bands such as Alice in Chains, Jane’s Addiction, Beastie Boys and The Cramps, the result is an unlikely pairing of seemingly un-related pop-cultures, collected in a new release…

A Guide to Archigram 1961-74

  • Book Review: A Guide to Archigram 1961-74
  • Book Review: A Guide to Archigram 1961-74
  • Book Review: A Guide to Archigram 1961-74
  • Book Review: A Guide to Archigram 1961-74

During the 1960s and 70s, a time of ever-increasingly functional highrise buildings, existed Archigram, an avant-garde architectural group who’s principal members Peter Cook, Warren Chalk, Ron Herron, Dennis Crompton, Michael Webb and David Greene undertook experimental projects in response to the changing world around them. This was also a time of the moon landing, rapidly evolving technologies and materials, and the influx of…

Creating the Filmation Generation by Lou Scheimer

  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review
  • Lou Scheimer: Creating the Filmation Generation - Book Review

Creating the Filmation Generation tells the story of the famous animation studio that coloured the airwaves of the 1980s with its classic Saturday morning cartoons such as Batman, Star Trek, Archie, Flash Gordon and my personal childhood favourite He-Man and the Masters of the Universe! Told by its co-creator Lou Scheimer, the book covers in detail the…

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