The Star Wars Remix project: may the creativity be with you

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Wednesday 3 April 2013

Even though you might not be a fan of the Star War movies, or going to international conventions, meet-ups and stuff, you still might enjoy the characters, gimmicks and famous quotes brought into our lives. To guarantee you some more fun with Darth, Jabba and friends, you should take a look at the Star Wars […]

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Lord Vader and more: Star Wars figures as distinguished Victorian figures

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Saturday 9 March 2013

Genius! Toronto-based Terry Fan mixes traditional ink and graphite with Photoshop to create these classy studio portraits of Star Wars icons as Victorian dignitaries. There’s Lord Vader in a top coat and top hat, Chancellor Chewie looking grand with a monocle and pocket watch, Sir Yoda suited up for the occasion, Earl of Eisley enjoying […]

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Death Star, reborn as marshmallow-flavored lollipops

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Food and Packaging on Friday 8 March 2013

It wasn’t that long ago that we were marveling at the prospect of sucking all the planets out of our solar system. Now an Etsy seller from Salt Lake City Utah is offering the Death Star as handcrafted sugar-free 5”-long marchmallow-flavored lollipops. Sweet! If you prefer not to incur the wrath of Mr Vader, try […]

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Star Wars stole the alphabet

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Design on Wednesday 6 March 2013

I’m not sure if this chart from ChartGeek tests your knowledge of the English language or actually only reveals your nerdy obsession with Star Wars. Ok, let’s be honest. If you can figure out what each letter stands for in this chart, it only shows of your embarrassingly vast knowledge of the Star Wars  universe. I mean, […]

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West Side Saber

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Thursday 28 February 2013

The West Side Story fight scene has been updated with mini lightsabers. Our day is officially made. Really, why fight with knives when you can now fight with sabers? If anyone finds a video of Darth Vader singing

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Darth Vader condom contains the message: I Will Not Be Your Father

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 23 February 2013

Floating around on Tumblr: the Darth Vader condom with the rather officious ‘I WILL NOT BE YOUR FATHER!’ words on it. If the condom breaks, we can only imagine the kid should only rightfully be named Fluke Skywalker.

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Lucasfilm Christmas cards: Happy Holiday’s from Darth Vader and friends

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in Cool Websites on Wednesday 13 February 2013

What says ‘Peace on Earth’ better than a photo of Darth Vader releasing a white dove into space? For the past 40 years, Lucasfilm Christmas cards have been spreading holiday cheer like no other greeting cards can. These quirky Christmas cards are the perfect remedy for a tired, cliched tradition. It’s never too early to […]

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Quirky Portraits of Overlooked Star Wars Characters

Annie Churdar Contributor

By Annie Churdar in New Illustration on Monday 11 February 2013

Ok, you’ve heard of Dark Vader, Chewie, C3P0, Luke, Leia, Yoda, and Boba Fett. You’ve seen the fan art. You know their heroic deeds, mishaps, and heartbreaks. Those characters are the famous ones. But come on guys, there’s two sides to every story! What about all those other characters not important enough to have cool […]

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JJ Abrams and Darth Vader duet in Star Wars: The Musical

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Monday 4 February 2013

So JJ Abrams, he who revived Star Trek not that long ago, has jumped ship from the Enterprise to, er, the Death Star. YouTube users Antonius and Vijay have created the silliest musical duet featuring a confrontation between Darth Vader and JJ Abrams on a pier of all places. The latter tries to pledge his […]

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Star Wars Taxidermy

Rebekah Rhoden Contributor

By Rebekah Rhoden in New Trends on Friday 25 January 2013

Okay, so maybe these are Phototohopped. But you can’t deny that they’re pretty cool. Who wouldn’t want a wall mount inspired by Star Wars creatures? As long as you’re not the one who has to hunt them down. May the force be with you, and with them, of course.

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Martin Hunt’s Origami From a Galaxy Far Far Away

Cheyenne Tulsa Contributor

By Cheyenne Tulsa in New Art on Saturday 1 December 2012

Martin Hunt started to make his own origami models while studying math at Southampton University. Eschewing traditional Japanese forms, he began replicating classic Star Wars space ships and fighters. He now has more than 20 creations derived from the blockbuster George Lucas film franchise.

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Death Star PR Twitter feed

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 8 November 2012

Everyone needs good PR. Even Darth Vadar, the most evil bloke in the universe with a cloak and helmet head but no helmet hair. Whoever’s behind the Death Star PR Twitter account purports he or she is here to set things straight about the rubbish people say about the Galactic Empire, thus the ballistic tweets like ‘Anakin wasn’t trying to kill Obi-Wan on Mustafar.

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Star Wars-Disney mashups

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Design on Saturday 3 November 2012

Disney buys Lucasfilm for US$4 billion, enrages Star Wars fans, sparks off deluge of reactions in the form of Disney-Star Wars mashups. We’re a bit wistful, so the one with Luke Skywalker walking away into the Mickey Mouse sunset fits our mood perfectly.

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Will Disney change the face of Star Wars?

David Bergmans Reader Find

By David Bergmans in New Illustration on Thursday 1 November 2012

You would have to be living in a galaxy far, far away not to have picked up on the news of Disney buying the empire of George Lucas, Lucasfilm Ltd. An empire that doesn’t stop at Star Wars. Industrial Light & Magic, Skywalker Sound and LucasArts are all part of this astronomical 4 billion dollar […]

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Star Wars fanzines

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 23 October 2012

Star Wars fans are loyal. They are also a creative bunch. How do we know? Three words: Star Wars fanzines. Executed in a range of art styles from realistic sketches to art deco, some of them come with rocking titles too, like Wookie Rendezvous; I Don’t Care What You Smell; Imperial Entanglements; Dark Master Dark Servant; and On A Clear Day You Can See Dagobah. Here, we dug up some fan gems from eBay.

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