Jan 7, 2013  •  In Art/Design, Personal, Star Wars

The Star Wars Trilogy as Maps by Andrew DeGraff

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Check out these illustrated maps of the original Star Wars trilogy by artist Andrew DeGraff. The more you look at each piece, the more you realize they’re so much more than just maps; they’re the movies themselves, featuring all the films’ locations with interweaving lines depicting major characters’ passages through the movies.
Be sure to click on each to see the incredible detail.
A New Hope:…

Dec 29, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Geek, Touching

Fantastically Inspired Proposal Jewelry Box

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Redditor curtisabrina uploaded the following images with the title “So I proposed to my girlfriend a few months ago with a rather unique jewellery box..” and the post quickly shot up to #1. Examining the pictures, it’s not hard to see why. What creativity, careful planning, and flawless execution! How can a girl not say yes to this proposal?
On Valentine’s Day, seven months before the proposal, the poster gifted his girlfriendwith a beautiful box with the following message in Greek engraved:“And now these three remain: faith, hope and love. But the greatest of these is love.”…

Dec 21, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Funny, Geek, Web

Popular Websites as Classic Boardgames

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Brought to you by Hasbro Game Night, these mashups are nothing short of uproariously accurate! My favorite is Reddit as Hungry Hungry Hippos — as soon as I read it, I didn’t even need to look at the picture because I was already thinking, “Yep, exactly!”
Facebook as Operation:…

Dec 19, 2012  •  In Art/Design, Entertainment, Geek, Video Games

Arrested Development NES Games

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72pins is a place where “the past and present collide into 8-bit awesomeness.” Using classic NES cartridges as a canvas, various artists contribute to transform today’s popular video games, movies, television, and other pop culture references into 8-bit, NES-style art.
Skyrim? Absolutely. Angry Birds? You betcha. Game of Thrones? They’ve got two!
And, just recently, they’ve released a set of six NEStalgia by Jesse Eisemann which celebrates one of the greatest television shows in history: Arrested Development!

Each title is cleverly invented with games I would love to play in real life, especially since I used to be a Dr.…

Disney Princesses Meet Haute Couture

Sigh. You know I’m a sucker for holiday-themed store displays. I personally have not yet had a chance to check out the famed NYC displays in person this year, but I have been following them via the web, and — as it seems to be the case every holiday season — each store has outdone itself once again.
Now, I am not a fashionista by any means (and to be completely honest, Vogue bores me to tears), but I am aware that there exist numerous fashion meccas around the world, and that each major city boasts its own high-end department…