Posts tagged "illustrations"

Do You Recognize These Famous Floor Plans?

Does the layout of this modern apartment look familiar? That’s because it’s Dexter Morgan’s Miami apartment from the show “Dexter,” recreated in painstaking detail by illustrator Iñaki Aliste Lizarralde. His depictions of TV homes are available as posters from his Etsy shop, and include such notable spaces as Lorelai’s sprawling Stars Hollow house from “Gilmore Girls,”…

By: Winona Dimeo-Ediger / March 13, 2013

The 6 Most Terrifying Sex Illustrations On Wikipedia

In the days before the Internet, teenagers had basically two options to learn the ins and outs of boning. They amounted to either A) scrambled cable softcore, which was like watching two swarms of bees fighting in a motel room made of non-Euclidean geometry, or B) chancing upon a drifter’s cache of Juggs secreted away…

By: Cracked / March 4, 2013

New Obsession: Women Fighters In Reasonable Armor

I’m not a huge sci-fi or fantasy fan, but almost every time I watch one of these films or look at illustrations lifted from graphic novels from the genre, I get crazy peeved by the stupid costumes they put their female characters in. How are these lady warriors supposed to fight anybody in such skimpy,…

By: Julie Gerstein / August 30, 2011

I’m Not In A Bad Mood, This Is Just The Way My Face Looks

Personal pet peeve: when a stranger on the street tells me to cheer up and “smile!” because I’m not walking around town with a s**t-eating grin on my face. Usually I actually do scowl and don’t respond, or if I’m in a truly bad mood, I’ll retort that only looney bin escapees walk around smiling…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / March 30, 2011

French Illustrators’ Pin-Ups

BuzzFeed posted this awesome collection of French pin-up illustrations and suddenly all I can think about is how wonderful it would be to live in an illustrated world where everyone has long, luscious hair, wide-set eyes, tiny waists, and an endless supply of super cute cups of espresso. [via BuzzFeed]…

By: Wendy Atterberry / February 9, 2010

Missed Connections Illustrated

Love to read Craigslist’s Missed Connections and have a thing for dreamy illustrations? Have I got the blog for you! Sophie Blackall creates illustrations based on the missed connections left on the NYC boards — often with the misspelled, grammatically incorrect text included — and they’re totally beautiful and often hilarious. A few of my…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / September 29, 2009