Battle droids sipping wine by sunset? Darth Vader sipping tea in the countryside? And C-3PO daydreaming in a field of flowers? What is going on here? Ask artist Kyle Hagey who decided the Star Wars characters needed a little R&R.
You’ve probably heard by now that Disney has plans of building two Star Wars theme parks. Not much else is known about the parks, but if they look anything close to artist Kevin Lynch’s concept art, it’s truly going to be the happiest place on Earth – or the entire galaxy, for that matter.
*Start breathing heavily into a paper bag*. On Saturday, Disney announced it would be building two Star Wars theme parks, one in California’s Disneyland and the other in Florida’s Walt Disney World.
Someone give this kid’s father a ‘World’s Best Dad’ mug. Aussie dad and Instructables user ‘Tez Gelmir’ recently built his daughter a rocking horse that you could say, has its origins in a galaxy far, far away.
To show that even centuries-old art genres can still keep up with the times, the ‘Rhythm Force’ project in Japan has come up with a collection of woodblock prints and paintings that depict scenes from a galaxy far, far away.
The problem with regular coffee tables is that they’re not Star Wars themed. They usually come in boring wood and sit boringly in your boring living room. Well, it’s about time the coffee table got a decent makeover, and Hungarian company ALTAR has not let us down.
With ‘Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ about to hit theatres in a few months, New Era has released a collection of limited edition collection that features some of the franchise’s most beloved characters as caps.
Looks like you won’t have to look for a galaxy far, far away to find the Millennium Falcon. Paris-based photographer and graphic designer Nicolas Amiard imagines what it would be like if Star Wars took place on Earth.
No alien sidekicks were harmed in the making of this hoodie. Online store ‘Welovefine’ is selling an out-of-this-world hoodie that Star Wars fans can proudly wear when The Force Awakens hits theatres (or when they’re just really, really cold).
Boston-based Google hardware engineer Adam Woodworth has come up with possibly the closest thing we have to a real-life Star Wars speeder bike: a modified quadcopter that looks like it. Interplanetary races at the park, anyone? Using a 12-inch speeder bike replica that was released back in the ‘90s, Woodworth was able to integrate four seven-inch rotors, giving the Star Wars toy the ability to fly (no word yet on the blasters.)
Star Wars first made its way into the USSR in 1990, and due to censorship laws that still remained in the waning days of the Soviet Empire, original movie posters needed to be made by local artists for advertising.
It looks like Han and Chewie pimped the Millennium Falcon with some brand new audio equipment. UK-based Doni Latchford repurposes old Star Wars toys – specifically 1979 to 2004 models of the Millennium Falcon – and turns them into fully-functional guitars.
Every winter in Japan, more than 2 million visitors attend the Sapporo Snow Festival to see over 200 sculptures made of snow and ice. This year, attendees were treated to an epic exhibit which appeared to have come from a galaxy far, far away.
This baby’s gonna grow up to do great things, like destroying Death Stars. Auckland-based craftsman Steve of ‘Steves Wooden Toys’ made a rocker inspired by the X-Wing Starfighter from Star Wars. It’s made out of solid wood and even comes with a removable R2D2 at the back. It’s the perfect toy for the little Lukes […]