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NASA's iconic 1975 Graphics Standards Manual has been revived by crowdfunding
Sep 3, 2015

It’s the stunning design book that launched a decades-long war inside NASA, and now you can finally own your own copy. The magic of crowdfunding.

Check out the design for George Lucas' real-life museum that looks like a spaceship
Nov 4, 2014

After selling Lucasfilm and his ultra-lucrative Star Wars franchise to Disney for more than $4 billion, George Lucas is going after a few other pursuits these days.

Is this our first real look at Michael Bay's rebooted Ninja Turtles?
Jan 29, 2014

We still don’t have a full look at the finished version of the new Ninja Turtles, but this peek is definitely a lot more encouraging than that Halloween costume design.

Out of print Blade Runner design sketchbook is online FOR FREE
Dec 15, 2012

Ridley Scott's 1982 sci-fi noir is noteworthy for many reasons, but the chief factor is its look: The dystopian, neon-lit, billboard metropolis at the center of Blade Runner has inspired a generation's worth of production design. And in these pages, you can see where that groundbreaking design came from.