Month: August 2011

Atomic Bomb Aftermath, 1950s Style

These specially commissioned illustrations are from Pageant magazine’s February, 1951 edition, produced by Alexander Leydenfrost,  famous for realistic impressions. The edition took a look at what would happen in America if an A-bomb (atomic bomb) hit. The exodus illustration is especially good, and the whole layout realistic.  It’s […]

Tim Hortons Bags & Hoop Embroidery

A great post by a Toronto blogger tipped me to this  exhibit at the Ontario Crafts Council in Toronto, called Studio Remix.  The work of Shuyu Lu and Aneela Dias D’Sousa in particular caught my eye. She uses the Tim Hortons (coffee) bag, familiar to every Canadian, and […]

Radical Paddle: City Design for Outdoors

New Paddle Designs Contact Voyaging Co. has launched a collection of Canadian-made paddles that take a contemporary look at traditional voyaging paddles. The first series is styled on the semaphore navigational signalling system. The company says its goal is to bring city style to the outdoors, and outdoor […]