I was pretty flattered when Mark Frauenfleder asked me to contribute a pearl of wisdom to the “Tips From my Favorite Bloggers” chapter of his newest book, Rule The Web. And I’m really glad that he did, because as much as I admire Mark for his perspective, interests, experience and tastes, the truth is I [...]
Archive for June, 2007
Feast your eyes on this gorgeous pulp cover that was given to us as a house warming gift by my friend Pat after we bought our first house 12 years ago.
Here’s a great mid-century illustration depicting a really fun looking beer bash, 1956 style. I wonder if the design committee expected most beer drinkers to be able to sight-read the chart for the jingle, and hear the music in their heads while they dreamt of throwing thier own Schlitznic , or if they thought maybe [...]
A 5th grade tinkerer named Luigi Maiorano built this fine little working hydroelectric power plant and showed it off at my kid’s school science fair.
I added some more eye detail and started the torsos
Added some eye work.
This coffee table design culled from a 1953 Mechanix Illustrated has just the right combination of retro kitsch and clean, simple lines. And it looks really easy to make.
I was so impressed that Linda had agreed to let me buy a 55 inch taxidermed yellowfin tuna to hang above the fireplace in our living room, that I changed my mind about it and decided on something that I knew she would really like. A portrait of the two loves of her life. I [...]