Nathan Shedroff and Christopher Noessel explore the connection between fictional interfaces and real world designs
BATMAN—unfair to marriage!
In Star Wars (or Episode IV if you want to be like that), Luke Skywalker spends the first 15 minutes whining about his misfortune for having been born on Tatooine. He can’t go to Beggar’s Canyon to shoot womp rats with pals because he has to work his uncle’s moisture farm. Then he has to clean the new droids before suffering through a perfunctory family meal that ends in a storm-out, his ego bruised and dreams momentarily crushed.Of course, fate (or destiny, in Lucas’s lexicon) would provide Luke with an escape.
American artist StarRoivas has created some Atari cartridge designs based on modern games re-imagined in the style of 20 year old marketing techniques.
This is crazy town! Solar System distances measured in pixels - a unit of measurement much easier to understand!
Here’s one of the last remaining vintage rotating signs in the Vancouver/Portland area. It is located along Highway 99 in Hazel Dell.
Photo by Vintage Pacific Northwest