Let me tell you about the best little giant toy company in the world. Medicom. They’ve got contracts with some of the greatest toy designers in the world and they do not-hold-back! They make the greatest stuff ever! Lemme give you a rundown of their latest achievements. First, let’s talk about that KAWS Pinocchio and Jiminy Cricket set you see above. They were first blasted all over the internets by Arrested Motion who, when walking about a museum exhibition, spotted the little cuties. This was (is) The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum‘s first KAWS exhibit, as well as Brian Donnelly (KAWS)’s first solo museum show. Then there’s all sort of other toys like EAMES, Ren and Stimpy, The Clash Mickey Mouse… Continue reading
Behold the world of people taking photos of Star Wars Stormtroopers as if they’d found themselves in a giant world where nothing made sense! This idea sprung up in the minds of folks at Flicker probably a bunch of years ago, since then there’ve been hundreds of these photos taken by more than likely hundreds of different aspiring photographers. So what do you do if you want to stand out in that particular group? You get a radical concept, like taking these sorts of photos once a day for an entire year. That’s exactly what mister Stéfan Le Dû did, and not only did he keep it up the entire year, he held on to some excellent craftsmanship through the whole process as well. Continue reading
A mister Joep Gerrits continues the longstanding trend of turning gigantically recognizable icons in character design and celebritay into different forms of recognizability. From smallest pixels to most giant and simple selections of color. Today, we’ve got illustrator Joep Gerrits. Above and below you’ll see not only about a billion different icons from a large variety of films, you’ve also got a poster that’s devoted singly to Star Wars! It’s a lovely formula! Continue reading
This post is short in stature. It is a giant post in that it’s totally amazingly wonderful, but every little character here is CHIBI! What is “chibi,” you might ask? Look below for an extended answer, but for now: it means “tiny and cute!” What we’ve got here is the magnificent illustrator / designer Joe Wight performing the ant’s Herculean feat of drawing a chibi version of a Star Wars character corresponding with each of the 26 letters in the modern english alphabet.
Who gets the coveted “C” spot, Chewbacca or C-3PO?
Discover this and more below! Continue reading
This post is a collection of hundreds of Star Wars photos from the set, of the movies, and from the promotional shots of the 70′s and 80′s. Doesn’t matter how you feel about Star Wars, it’s affected the way you work. The world you live in today is the world you live in today because of Star Wars. You’d better believe that. Its basically like this: Luke Skywalker: New York, Princess Leia: Los Angeles, Han Solo and Darth Vader: Minneapolis. Continue reading