Designer Andrey Avgust came up with a series of futuristic and beautiful designs for United States’ dollar bills. Each bill is made of layers of plastic, with serial numbers, QR codes and other details that are readable under UV light.
“No home in America is modern without a family fallout shelter.” The 1950’s was an absolutely bonkers time to be alive. And not just because of the music. With the start of the Cold War, the US government started a ridiculous DIY trend: the family fallout shelter.
Vox contextualizes Grant Wood’s 1930 painting American Gothic. One thing they failed to point out is the significance of that Gothic-style window – it’s like a carbon fiber hood on a Prius. Whether it’s pathetic, aspirational, or just how life works is up to you.