It’s always fun to see all the vintage color Christmas celebrity photos for the holidays going as far back as the 1920s – but they are usually in black and white. However, as we moved into the 50s, 60s and 70s, they were shot with heavily saturated color, often using glorious Kodak Kodachrome. From Marlene Dietrich to Farrah Fawcett, here’s a look at 40 terrific old Hollywood vintage color Christmas pics. Read more
He was cool. He was smart. He was sexy. He was Sam Shepard, a brilliant playwright, talented actor and all around badass who he lost his life to ALS, otherwise known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, yesterday at the age of 73. We take a look back at his impressive career, life, loves and accomplishments. Read more
Celebrities dying eggs, with bunnies and as bunnies. From vintage hollywood to today’s social media, here are 38 of the most interesting, bizarre and unexpected famous folks posing for Easter. Read more
After the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade, as you await your 2:00pm dinner and football games, I have just the thing to whet your appetite. A collection of vintage pinup photos of established actresses and unknown starlets posing with Thanksgiving props to promote themselves and their movie studios. Read more
The Italian Vespa scooter has become an icon of design, of Italy and of youthful exuberance. Now designers Carles Bel and Jesus Bel have turned the classic transportation into two-wheeled stand-up balance scooters and task chairs for the home or office. Read more
By now, most of you know that child star, actress, breast cancer survivor, mother and politician Shirley Temple Black has passed away of natural causes at the age of 85. The adorable, curly-topped redhead tap-danced her way into our hearts as a toddler and never left. Until now. Read more
Designed by Matthias Zschaler for Suck UK is a fun twist on the traditional Christmas Nutcracker. Two Robot nutcrackers, one large and one small, are made of beechwood and painted in bright retro colors.
Using the ‘wind up key’ to break the nut, any nut, placed in their belly they are both fun and functional and make great gifts for the holiday season.
Large Blue Robot Nutcracker:
The large Blue Robot Nutcracker measures: Width 125mm x Height 330mm x Depth 60mm
Small Red Robot Nutcracker:
The small Red Robot Nutcracker measures: Width 140mm x Height 220mm x Depth 50mm
above: “Coquille de Noix et Allumette”, Bird Eye View of San Francisco rep. 1846, Signed and sealed E.L. Elisabeth Lecourt, 2012, 841 x 594 x 30 mm, price on request
London artist Elisabeth Lecourt‘s Les Robes Géographiques is a series of sweet dresses and a few buttoned-down shirts that use actual vintage paper maps from all over the world in lieu of textiles. Read more
Bruno Lefevre-Brauer, known as + Brauer, is a graphic designer living in Paris. Over the past 20 years he has designed numerous album covers for French and international artists and pursued his personal artistic expression through painting, photography and sculpture. Read more