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Artist Jamie Reed re-imagines America as the United Steaks

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By Thomas Romer in New Design on Monday 18 November 2013

What began as a small promotional sticker featuring his home state of North Carolina as a slab of meat, graphic designer Jamie Reed soon re-imagined the entire US map as the United Steaks. Each state was rendered as a piece of meat with it’s major rivers and bodies of water shown as marbling. After a […]

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Screenprinted map of Pop-Fictional America

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By Thomas Romer in New Illustration on Sunday 17 November 2013

“The Altered States of America” is Chop Shop’s take on the US map via a theme that’s near and dear to our hearts: sci-fi, horror, and fantasy. This is an illustrated map populated with the legendary events and characters from popular sci-fi, horror, and fantasy film, TV, comics and legends. What makes the map even […]

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This is what it would look like if you were walking on the surface of Venus

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By Thomas Romer in New Photography on Wednesday 6 November 2013

Don P. Mitchell knows about Soviet era space exploration. By combining 30-year-old data sent by the Venera spacecraft and new computing techniques, Mitchell managed to reveal to us the Venusian surface anew. Instead of just looking at some stones and tiny hints at what a Venusian sky might look like, his new projections expand and […]

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Gypsé Eyes: new magazine investigates love and sex

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By Thomas Romer in Cool Websites on Friday 10 August 2012

Gypsé Eyes is a labor of love, and a very sexy love at that. A limited run print publication that investigates love and sex through design, illustration, photography and writing, each issue is curated around a central theme and employs varying print techniques and formats. Gypsé Eyes is also open to submissions from artists of all persuasions. If you like what you see, you may want to suggest or even submit your own content for either the site or the print publication.

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