A couple years ago, NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory released a line of retro-style travel posters known as “Visions of the Future.” These vintage style posters were gorgeous imaginings of traveling to distant planets and systems. (The posters are available for free download here.) Like many vintage sci-fi fans, I fell absolutely in love with these imaginative posters advertising opportunities to travel to places I’d dreamed of, like Mars, Jupiter, and Venus.
I’ve never had the pleasure of going to Disneyland Paris, but thanks to the Disney and More blog, everyone can enjoy these retrofuture style posters from the Main Street Discovery Arcade. Artists Jim Michaelson, Maureen Johnston and R. Ziscis. Inspired by the 19th Century French illustrator (and author) Albert Robida, they imagined each city in a retrofuture style that feels very steampunk. (Learn more about Robida on Wikipedia.)
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People who know me well know two things about me: I love retro robots and I love sweets. So when I started to see these fun paintings of robots and donuts on my Pinterest feed I had to find out who was behind them. A quick Google search revealed they’re by Eric Joyner, and this amazing pop art is his specialty.
Pandora’s Box by Eric Joyner
Eric’s quirky and fun art is sure to catch anyone’s eye with the anachronism of personified robot tin toys and larger than life donuts. But where do these kinds of ideas come from?
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Indelible Ink Workshop is run by the couple Luke Minner and Naomi Wilson. Together they create beautiful wall art and posters, including vintage reproductions and original art pieces in art deco and art nouveau styles.
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Check out this gorgeous retrofuturist-style original art by Tomas Mullar for the cover of Technicall magazine.