One thing that’s always bothered us about science fiction is how we see these enormous, futuristic constructions, and never see how they get built. Thanks to Isaac and Benjamin Botkin, here’s a look at how the ultimate power in the universe might have been assembled.
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Rctestflight shows off some eyepopping desert aerial photography, the most impressive of which are the nighttime shots starting at 1:09. They used multiple drones – one to capture the imagery and another to provide illumination using a powerful 1kW LED light source.
James Siewert’s intense and dizzying music video for Operator Music Band’s electro-industrial track was captured using a custom camera rig designed to endlessly rotate around its subject – in this case, choreographer Jordan Morley, as he writhed around on the carpet.
Learn those graphic design skills you always wanted with this series of entry level online courses. Gain knowledge of Photoshop CC, Dreamweaver CC, Illustrator CC, and InDesign CC, along with design and typography basics. Another fantastic deal in The Awesomer Shop.
Fake posters poking fun at the Coachella lineup have been a thing for 10+ years. But this might be the best one yet, as Botnik used machine learning to come up with the names of the acts for the Southern Cali music festival. We’re so excited to see Smushy Twin touring again.
For decades, artists had to rely on clunky old lightboxes if they wanted to trace a subject. We recently discovered modern lightboxes, which are thin and portable. They use bright white LED illumination and USB power. There’s a good variety of styles and sizes over on Amazon.
Design collective onformative shows off a nifty mechanical sculpture they created, which uses a series of spinning black metal tubes which allow light from an array of fluorescent bulbs to pass through. The result is a binary pixel display with an alluring soundtrack. More here.
The linear windows of Frank Lloyd Wright’s iconic structures are the perfect subject for Marc Hagan-Guirey’s book, which comes with 14 cut-and-fold models based on buildings from the Frederick C. Robie House to Taliesin West and the Johnson Wax building.
Pop artist Butcher Billy’s latest work is a series of vintage comic book covers based on the fourth season of Black Mirror. Each episode gets one cover, plus two bonus covers for the last episode. You can get them as posters, tees and more on Redbubble.
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AstroReality offers a set of colorful 3D printed models of the Solar System’s planets – plus Pluto. Each sphere measures about 1.2″ in diameter. Get AstroReality’s augmented reality app and to view add-on effects like Saturn’s rings or the Earth’s atmosphere.