You have to appreciate singular obsessions.

Marie-Louise Plum (great name) tends to Favourite Graves, which unsurprisingly catalogs her favorite monuments, mausoleums, and memorials.

Good taste and a nice eye.

And a damn good one at that.

Cassandra Jones shoots multiple exposures of 35mm film, creating simple and gentle geometric arrangements that are much more interesting for their subtle chaos than a photoshop overlay would be.

Nice lines.

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John Player & Sons cigarettes have had the most stunning packaging in the tobacco industry for decades, and it looks like their cigarette cards were just as lovely.

This set, Cycling: a Series of 50, from 1939 chronicles the history of cycling–as it was. It’s a stunning account of fashion and human ingenuity served up by the classiest pack of cigarettes on the market (or are they no longer on the market?).


I squealed like a little girl huffing helium when I saw these lovely soviet-era arcade machines.

The colors, the lines, the iron curtain bitmapped simplicity. Heaven.

If you run a translator, or get click happy, you can even play flash-based emulations of the original games.

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Ah, bookbinders, destroying beautiful things to make more beautiful things.

I can’t decide if this is a good idea or not—half of me wants an Englebert Humperdink graph-paper journal and the other half cries sacrilege.

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