The Ephemera Assemblyman blog recently turned me on to the gorgeous poster art of Swiss graphic designer Claude Kuhn, who works for the Natural History Museum in Bern. Kuhn designs promotional materials for the museum's exhibits and special events, like this one for Museum Night—when many of the city's museums and libraries stay open into the wee hours, offering special presentations and cheaper tickets for night owls. Which is pretty damn cool, in and of itself.
Besides his museum work, Kuhn is also famous for his unconventional, funny take on boxing posters. Rene Wanner's Poster Page has some great examples of Kuhn's sports event work that you should really check out. The Swiss Poster Collection also has a bunch of Kuhn's posters.
Yesterday, when Trump tried to hold Melania’s hand on the tarmac in Israel, she was quick to swat it away. Today, when Trump tried once again to hold her hand when they landed in Italy, she was mighty smooth with a new tactic – the ol’ reach-for-the-hair move. Trump is going to have to get […]
Amazon has a lightning deal on this clip-on tuner. It’s just $5.59 for the time being. I bought one.
The original art for the cover of R. Crumb’s Fritz the Cat 1969 paperback sold at Heritage Auctions for $717,000: Robert Crumb R. Crumb’s Fritz the Cat Cover Original Art (Ballantine, 1969). Fritz gets cozy with girlfriend Charlene in this famous cover image, taken from the oversized collection of stories first published by Ballantine in […]
Loot Crate is a subscription service that delivers a box of curated pop culture goods to your doorstep. To sample their geeky wares, you can order a single mystery box exclusively from the Boing Boing Store.Each month Loot Crate sends you 6-7 unique items and apparel, including collectibles, books, and t-shirts. Pulling inspiration from all […]
Yes, yes there is. The ultraportable Twisty Glass Mini boasts all of the simplicity of its forebear, while fitting just a little bit better in your pocket.The Mini is perfect for casual smokers, and anyone who doesn’t have the patience or fine motor skill for rolling papers. This piece keeps the convenient design of its older […]
Learning to code is a perfect way to grow your technical sophistication, and open up a host of new career options. But since most “learn to code” initiatives focus heavily on web development, it can be tough to find good resources for general-purpose computer science outside of a 4-year degree program. To get a broad […]