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Star Wars characters are going on holiday and it’s all very bizarre

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 1 September 2015

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.

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This is the Star Wars theme park everyone is hoping for

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 24 August 2015

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.

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Disney’s Star Wars theme parks will make you cry tears of joy

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 19 August 2015

*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.

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Star Wars characters get geometric in this awesome 8-bit art series

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 18 August 2015

We’ve seen some pretty cool Star Wars fan art before but Adam Lister’s geometric paintings are taking the cake!

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Lucky baby gets a Star Wars rocking horse for her first birthday

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 18 August 2015

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.

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What Star Wars would look like if it were made in Japan

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 21 July 2015

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.

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This Star Wars coffee table will produce nerdy tears of joy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Tuesday 7 July 2015

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.

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These Star Wars hats are a must-have for every geek’s wardrobe

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 24 June 2015

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.

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If Star Wars spaceships crash landed in our cities

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 22 June 2015

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.

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We all want this Star Wars hoodie that’ll make us look like Chewbacca

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 15 May 2015

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).

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Google engineer builds himself a real-life speeder bike off an old Star Wars toy

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 19 March 2015

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.)

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Star Wars posters hand-drawn by local artists in Russia

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By David Langley in New Art on Monday 16 March 2015

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.

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Etsy store turns Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon toys into fully-functional guitars

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 March 2015

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.

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Japan used bulldozers to make this massive Star Wars snow sculpture

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Monday 9 February 2015

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.

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A toy maker made this awesome ‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Starfighter rocker

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 21 January 2015

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 […]

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