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The Other Half

Map 2: The Southern Sky

If you liked Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein’s Map I: The Northern Sky, then the recently released companion Map II: The Southern Sky is just as likely to be your astronomical jam. This time, the skilled duo has teamed up to create a detailed printed silkscreen of the heavens as they appear in the southern…

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Bidding on Bond

Profiles in History James Bond Movie Poster Auction

A fine movie poster adds color and character to a blank wall, but it also reveals a lot about you. Austin Powers smiles goofily from your den? You’re groovy baby, yea. Is Jason Bourne giving the cold stink eye from above your bed? You take your action raw and you’re probably a realist. But a…

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Twinkle, twinkle...

Map 1: The Northern Sky

Stellavie is an art and design firm based in Hamburg, Germany. Specialising in prints, engravings, greeting cards and paper based lampshades, Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein’s work is clean, precise and limited in supply. Their latest offering, Map 1: The Northern Sky ($78), is an amazingly detailed silkscreen of the stars and constellations that most…

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Hitting the wall

NoMo Designs Tour de France Posters

So you may not ever make it to the Tour de France. It’s one of the few athletic events that has spanned over a century, and it is truly a spectacle (on many fronts). You don’t have to be a fan of cycling to appreciate the brutal race, which is evident in its sheer distance,…

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Where the rubber meets the drywall

Muscle Cars 1960-1974 by ADCF Design

You had posters of them tacked all over your walls as a kid, like some kind of auto-obsessed John Nash after weeks of skipping his meds. You dreamt of driving one up to the high school parking lot, simply to scoop up your cheerleader girlfriend and drag away into the sunset, waking even that sleeping…

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Gentlemen, Start Your Engines

Authentic Vintage Auto Posters

Tired of your old lady decorating the house with the same tired, vintage art-nouveau “French” posters we all recognize from Pottery Barn catalogs? Fight back with one-of-a-kind vintage auto and motorcycle prints from Vintage Auto Posters. Classic Porsche, Mercedes Benz and Ferrari prints can add some masculinity to your home while oozing the subtle class…

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Axis Typographic Maps

The combination of cartography and typography is pretty much everything GP could ask for in a print. Clearly we’re not alone in this sentiment, judging by Axis Map’s decision to create the Typographic Maps ($15-$195) series. These prints accurately depict the streets, highways, parks, neighborhoods, coastlines, and physical features of Chicago or Boston using nothing…

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10 Movie Posters Inspired by Men's Style

Dress the Part Movie Posters by Moxy Creative House

What can we say? We’re suckers for cool posters that go above and beyond the typical dorm room fair. This latest batch we’ve discovered by Moxy Creative highlights 10 films via their iconic or hilarious style. Available as 11.75″ x 15.5″ prints, buying one will cost your $30 plus $7 shipping — which is pretty…

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Luke... I Am Your Travel Agent

Star Wars Travel Posters

Justin Van Genderen, a graphic designer from Chicago (not Dagobah), has crafted these beautifully minimalist travel posters that remind us of those deco pieces from decades past. However, unlike those that lured countless Americans down Route 66 and to the Grand Canyon in the backs of station wagons, these point wandering souls towards notable destinations…

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Television Shows Get the Modern Pop Art Treatment

Iconic TV Prints

If you liked the minimalist Quentin Tarantino Film posters or the international year of astronomy prints that we featured recently, then you’ll love this collection of Iconic TV posters brought to our attention by Boing Boing. Conceived by Austrian designer Albert Exergian, these prints come from his love of posters, modernism, and, of course, television….

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A Unique Tribute to America's Biggest Cult Director

Minimalist Quentin Tarantino Film Posters

These posters may not make sense to those unfamiliar with the works of Quentin Tarantino, but that’s part of their fun. Created by artist Ibraheem Youssef, each of these minimalist movie posters cleverly hints at key elements or parts of Tarantino’s films any fan should immediately understand. Not to mention they’re also incredibly more attractive…

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Right Brain Terrain Alternative Motivational Posters

Cheesy motivational posters rarely do anything more than perpetuate cliché sentiments and Office Space quotes. If you’re looking for some decor for your home office (besides a vintage map), then take a look at Right Brain Terrain’s Alternative Motivational Posters. They’ve got a nice lithograph feel to them and manage to conjure up notions of…

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Limited Edition Massimo Vignelli 1972 New York Subway Map

[click on image to enlarge] I read magazines back to front. It’s a peculiar quirk of mine and there is no explanation. Sometimes it yields surprises – like the arrival of this month’s issue of Men’s Vogue. When I opened the back cover I was greeted with a fold out of the Massimo Vignelli designed…

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Battlestar Galactica Propaganda Posters

Whether or not you’re a fan of sci-fi you should be watching or DVR’ing Battlestar Galactica. It’s a timely and thrilling show about a creation of man called the Cylons that rebelled against humans. Problem is they look like humans and copied themselves. One on the show is quite the looker. This set of five…