Tag Archives: history

Visualizing US expansion through post offices. on Vimeo

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Terrifying, It looks like a mold spreading.

By Derek Watkins

Don Quichotte

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Woodcut illustrations by Hermann-Paul for a Dutch Edition of Don Quichotte from 1929.

There are more images and a link to the originals at 50 Watts.

Don Quichotte illustrations by Hermann-Paul, ca. 1929

The Musalman

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The Last(?) Handwritten newspaper in the world. Calligraphy is fascinating, and I know close to zero about Urdu, thankfully there are people like this holding out, and keeping it alive.

Music Video for Goldfish’s “We Come Together”

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The music’s not my cup o’ tea, but the video is just fantastic. Had me at 0:02. Directed by Mike Scott.

Finding America – John Van Hamersveld

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A 2 minute mini-documentary by Sinhue Xavier about John Van Hamersveld.

Cry Baby: The Pedal That Rocks The World

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A documentary about the Wah Pedal featuring… just about everyone. It’s about an hour long, so I’d set aside some time.

Vintage Drum Guide

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Chock full of goodness like this Pearl catalog from 1970.

1970 Pearl drum catalog

Ken Adam “Cold War Modern”

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A profile by director Tom Haines, of the designer responsible for the War room in Dr. Strangelove and the “Bond aesthetic”

Ken Adam “Cold War Modern” from Tom Haines on Vimeo.

Dieter Rams’ Principles of Good Design

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A short film about Dieter Rams hosted by Mark Adams of Vitsoe.

Abbey sidewalk

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Abbey sidewalk.