Original Pininfarina Blueprints

Ferrari 275 GTC prototype Pininfarina blueprint

Pininfarina is arguably the most famous automotive design house in the world, they’re responsible for many of the most beautiful cars ever produced, including the Ferrari F40, the Alfa Romeo Spider, the Ferrari Testarossa, the Nash-Healey and plethora of other icons. These four blueprints are all originals from the Pininfarina studios in Italy, they’re showing…

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Iconic Automobile Wallpapers

1965_Ford_Mustang_red

This series of minimalist wallpapers is the work of artist Nik Schulz, the owner and proprietor of L-Dopa – a design and illustration firm that produces art for people who prefer a Mustang to a Monet. Nik kindly creates high-resolution desktop wallpapers of his art and gives them away for free. If you’d like to…

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Moto Watercolours by Claudia Liebenberg

Lady in Red R100

Claudia Liebenberg is an exceptionally talented South African artist with a deeply held love of motorcycles and the culture that surrounds them. She’s been painting since she could hold a brush, and she settled on watercolours as the equipment needed is relatively minimal which allows her to take it all with her wherever she goes….

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The Photography Of Amy Shore

Amy Shore

Amy Shore is a photographer who appeared relatively recently on the automotive scene and has quickly become one of its new leading lights. She’s based in the United Kingdom and it’s almost a certainty that you’ve seen her work before, as she’s been published with Classic Driver, Goodwood, Octane, Evo, Drive, Ramp, Iron & Air…

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Moto Art by Christopher Myott

Motorcycle Art

Christopher Myott is a New Hampshire-based artist who is currently working on a collection of portraits of custom motorcycles build by Walt Siegl. Each of the canvasses reflects a different one of the Ducati Leggero motorcycles that Walt has created over the past few years, and they’d look perfectly at home on the wall of…

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Pimp My Bell Collection

Custom-Bell-Helmet-12

Pimp My Bell is a new custom motorcycle helmet show dedicated to raising money for the IRME Association, an institute dedicated to researching spinal cord related injuries. Each of the helmets is a one-off design by some of the biggest names in the custom motorcycle space and they’re each being auctioned off to the highest bidder….

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Cars From Coffee

Cars and Coffee

This series of paintings was created by Adrian Mitu, an artist and aspiring automotive designer who began painting cars with watercolours, before beginning to experiment with his morning coffee. The series of cars painted with coffee has gone on to become a bit of a sensation, and Adrian’s work has been displayed in galleries and…

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Vintage Monaco F1 Poster

Vintage F1 Poster

Michael Turner has been creating automotive art and racing posters since the early 1960s, he was born in 1934 and somewhat amazingly – you can still order original art from him today via his website Studio 88. The poster you see here was created in-period for the 1970 Monaco Formula 1 Grand Prix, it’s being…

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Steampunk Nixie Tube Clock

Steampunk Nixie Tube Clock

These steampunk nixie tube clocks are handmade to order from black walnut, brass, stainless steel and long-life nixie tubes. Each one is made in the United States and can be shipped with power supplies that suit mains electricity in almost any country, including Canada, the USA, Australia, the UK and the EU. Nixie tubes are neon…

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Piston Lamp

Motorcycle Lamp 3

We’ve seen all manner of motorcycle derived lamps over the past few years, but I’m reasonably certain that this one by Andrew Ziec is amongst the best we’ve ever had on Silodrome. Andrew is a machinist and fabricator who works in a small shop that specialises in creating prototypes and low volume production runs, in his…

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All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits

All Tore Up Book

All Tore Up: Texas Hot Rod Portraits is the work of photographer George Brainard, he’s been the official photographer of the Day of the Drags and the Lonestar Round Up events in Texas since the early 2000s. After years of covering the cars first and people second he began to slowly realise that the people…

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