Retro Silkscreen Racing Posters

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Silkscreening is an art-form that’s being rapidly rediscovered by a new generation of artists who find the process of digitally printing out their work to be a little too impersonal. Silkscreening was first invented in China during the Song Dynasty over a thousand years ago, it was then adapted and evolved throughout other Asian countries…

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Hasselblad Print

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For the uninitiated, Hasselblad is a Swedish manufacturer of medium-format cameras that have been in operation since the mid-1800s. The company started life as a trading company under the name F. W. Hasselblad and Co. but it wasn’t until the founder’s son Arvid Viktor Hasselblad became acutely fascinated with photography that the famous name first…

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Austin Mini Saloon Poster

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The Austin Mini was a hugely influential automotive design, its use of front wheel drive removed the need for a driveshaft down the centre of the cabin, allowing 80% of the space to be used for passengers and their luggage. This innovation led to the Mini developing a reputation as quite roomy despite its smaller size…

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Carburettor Lamp by Futility Studios

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The attention to detail on this lamp is so good it stopped me in my tracks – it’s been so well thought-out that it looks as though it came from the factory like this, though in reality it’s made from parts sourced from a wide array of different vintage vehicles. The carburettor was pulled out…

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Frieling French Press

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I’m convinced that coffee has fuelled many, if not most, of humanity’s advances over the past few hundred years. With this in mind it’s obviously very important to ensure that you have the ability to make good coffee at home, at work or anywhere else you might be expected to be alert or do something…

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Stag Horn Whiskey Flight

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This Stag Horn Whiskey Flight is made by hand from genuine stag horn in Scotland – the original home of the nectar of the gods. Each flight includes 4 whiskey tasting glasses designed to fit perfectly and offering the whiskey connoisseur a serving option that’ll impress everyone, up to and including Ron Swanson. Grab yours…

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Moto Art by Francis Ooi

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Francis Ooi is the creative director of an advertising agency based in Singapore – a city-state famous for its sterile cleanliness, great chilli crab and compulsory fines for almost any activity not sanctioned by its strict government. It’s notoriously difficult to import vehicles into the country and the vehicles that are there are strictly controlled…

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#02 Black Iron Lamp

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Classic Edison bulbs like the one used in this lamp throw off an amber light that’s an order of magnitude more pleasing to the eye than those far newer and more environmentally friendly CFC bulbs. This softer light makes the bulbs perfect for use in desk, shed or garage lamps – or anywhere else where…

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Ejector Seat Man Chair

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There are few things more Bond-villainy than a properly intimidating chair, and this one has all the hallmarks of a classic. Made from an original Martin-Baker ejector seat, it was hand-built by the talented team at Hangar 54. They used an original WWII fighter pilot’s jacket for the upholstery and created a solid base from…

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Mondial Motorcycle Lamp

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This cleverly constructed lamp is made from the left-side crankcase of a 1954 Mondial Sport 160, the right camshaft from a 1971 Alfa Romeo Giulia and the base is the helical gear from a 1990 Suzuki Samurai. All of the electrical components were handmade by Claudio Maffi, a man some of you may know for…

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Godier-Genoud Chair by Lorenzo Buratti

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  The Kawasakis produced by French racing team Godier-Genoud throughout the ’70s have become legendary, the bright green painted machines dominated European circuits and led to a major step forward in engineering prowess by Kawasaki. These machines left a deep and lasting impact on a young Lorenzo Buratti who was growing up in Italy watching the races…

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Tornado Ejector Seat

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You’re looking at a bespoke, reclaimed Tornado ejector seat that’s been rebuilt into a leather lined gentleman’s chair – although I don’t claim to be an authority on the subject of home furnishings I’m having a hard time imagining that any chair previously created by the hands of mankind could match this for sheer marvellousness. The…

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