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Gil Elvgren: High and Shy

Gil Elvgren: High and Shy

Preliminary sketch in charcoal, and final artwork by Gil Elvgren.

Via Muddy Colors.

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Dangerous Women

Just one image from a collection of 150 vintage photographs of gun-toting, cigar-smoking, bronco-riding women, brought together in the book Snapshots Of Dangerous Women.

Via Vintage Everyday.

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Max Bill, 1945

Swiss architect, artist, painter, typeface designer, industrial designer and graphic designer Max Bill giving a lesson in Zurich, 1945.

Via Bauhaus Movement.

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Walter Gropius lights

Walter Gropius lights

Walter Gropius lights at Bauhaus Dessau.

Via Bauhaus Movement.

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Erwin Pœll: N+M

One of a number of brilliant covers for N+M (Naturwissenschaft und Medizin) Magazine, designed by Erwin Pœll in the late 60’s.

Via things to look at.

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Catwoman x Julie Newmar

Julie newmar as Catwoman, 1966.

Via Modernizor.

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Spy

Photograph by Helmut Newton

Via Lushlight.

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Best Made Possibilities Kit

Best Made Possibilities Kit

Best Made Possibilities Kit

To prepare for the unexpected, American pioneers carried “possibilities bags”. These bags weren’t filled with solutions to specific problems, but tools to engineer solutions to any problem.

The Best Made Possibilities Kit includes a set of basic tools that accomplish what your fingers can’t. Paired with adaptability and some skill, the Possibilities Kit will turn sudden inconveniences into small victories.

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Working in the lab

Via The Saline Project.

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Aliens?

No, it’s not a flying saucer, it is the domed top to a 70 foot long vacuum tank at the Lewis Research Center’s Electric Propulsion Laboratory, Cleveland, Ohio.

The three technicians shown here in protective clothing had just emerged from within the tank where they had been cleaning in the toxic mercury atmosphere, left after ion engine testing in the tank.

Image/text credit: NASA

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