Antique photos of the ancestors of superheroes

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By Samantha Dalrymple in New Art on Tuesday 8 May 2012

An art workshop based in Milan, Foto Marvellini’s creators Carlo Marvellini and Andrea Marvellini produced this series of altered antique portraits of what could possibly be the ancestors of the superheroes and iconic people we know today. From Batman to Star Wars characters, these images are sure to make you smile.

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Beatles themed t-shirt packed with 85 icons

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By Thomas Romer in New Fashion on Tuesday 6 December 2011

If you are like us and like bands that are bigger than Jesus, play live spontaneous shows on rooftops, like to cross streets in perfect line formation and are at least 75 percent the Eggmen, you will have to love this new t-shirt design from Chop Shop. Called WeFab, it features tons of great Beatles references, from the Magical Mystery Bus to a Penny Lane sign, all arranged in the shape of an apple. In all, there are 62 icons that relate to Fab Four history and 23 icons that symbolize specific songs. Some can only be cracked by die-hard fans.

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Collection of ICONs from Apple icon designer Susan Kare

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By Gerry Mak in New Design on Thursday 1 December 2011

A collection of Susan Kare’s 80 favorite computer icons created between 1983 and 2011, ICONS is a whimsical and fun book that should please any design nerds out there.

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