After 50 years of making skateboards nobody has come up with a material superior to wood. That results in millions of snapped boards per year. Now, the wizards at Art Of Board have come up with a way to recycle all these slabs of perfectly good laminated maple. Their Sk8 Tiles feature the graphics, scratches, and scuff the boards suffered before being snapped & turned into colorful mosaic tile.
Like the annual Man Trip that promises steak, whiskey, and cigars for three meals a day, these Man Candles are likewise not designed for women. With scents like Riding Mower and 2-By-4 that should be pretty freakin’ obvious. Sorry ladies … sort of.
Rocco Malatesta is graphic artist based in Berlin, a city that has inspired artists ranging from Berthold Brecht to Bowie. Malatesta has created a limited-edition series of film posters of Hollywood classics featuring colorful, high contrast graphics.
Nintendo’s arcade classic Punch Out has been creatively memorialized by artist Chris Lange in his series of collage prints of the game’s characters all made from scraps of pages from Nintendo Power magazines. Odd, yes, but such is art. This set of nine 5X5 prints features Glass Joe, Bald Bull, Piston Hurricane; the whole gang.
This four-drawer cabinet designed by artist Mark Moskovitz is called the Facecord cabinet. It looks like a stack of firewood. Isn’t that funny? The price tag is also somewhat amusing.
What good is a wine barrel once it has been drained of its contents? Well, the folks from Napastyle figured something out. They’ve created this wine rack made from a pair of reclaimed oak barrel staves. It holds five bottles, which isn’t much wine really. Maybe you should get two.
Anyone can walk into a pet store and come out with an aquarium filled with freaky fishes, but are you just “anyone”? Obviously not. For you, something exotic, like a jellyfish tank seems more apropos. And you can’t just walk out of the store with it. You order the tank and set it up, then return to the brand’s website with your jellyfish voucher and they send you one large and two small Moon Jellyfish via overnight express. Who else has one of these?
What do you, Hunter Thompson, The Big Lebowski, and Ernest Hemingway have in common? You all like a good drink. Hang one of these icons on your wall and drink among good company for a change. Original, high quality prints of these and scores of other superstars are available from artist Jeff Mitchell. Have a look.
Wes Anderson’s films always feature unforgettable characters. Maybe it’s because he collaborates with Hollywood’s most talented actors or maybe it’s because his characters are flawed and fallible just like real people. Either way, his movies are inspirational. Case in point, these illustrations from Spanish illustrator and Etsy shop owner Jordi. He’s created a whole array of Anderson’s people and he wants you to hang them on your wall.