Martin Scorsese, David Lynch and Alfred Lynch are all household names that left a huge mark on modern cinema for completely different genres, styles and techniques, but they all have one thing in common: they were phenomenal directors. In collaboration with the multi-faceted artist Julian Rentzsch, Stellavie Design ... continue reading
Calm the Ham, Cathryn Lavery's design shop out of Astoria, New York, has been making iconic poster prints for a few years about films, cities, guns, aircraft and all kinds of other things you might find in films and TV that are cool enough to display on your wall. The latest print is all about motorcycles and features ... continue reading
MeUndies makes the worlds most comfortable underwear - specializing in non-riding, ridiculously comfortable underwear made from Lenzing Modal fabric. And don’t think that comfort needs to trump style either, because with limited edition artist collaborations, you'll literally be wearing a piece of art. March’s Design of the Month, The Valley by Alex Zohar, is a prime example of how artistic expression can mesh with supreme quality and comfort to create the perfect pair of undies. MeUndies delivers the most premium underwear straight to your door - so try them today and get free shipping to the U.S. and Canada. ... check it out
Bonhams got their hands on three original Ferrari blueprints that are expected to fetch over $1,400 each. It's not exactly cheap, but these are pieces of automotive history. If you're interested, here's what's available: 1/5 scale Ferrari 365 GTB4 Daytona Pininfarina Studio blueprint, with four different views, from ... continue reading
Slapping the theatrical release poster for your favorite film on your wall has a certain juvenile feel. It looks like it should be supported by thumbtacks or that blue sticky Play-Doh stuff. To still display your love of Pulp Fiction or Trainspotting without looking like a teen, consider these abstract prints from ... continue reading
This will mark the fourth time we've posted about the 'Secret Life Of Heroes' (here are the first three: Post 1, Post 2, Post 3), so it's pretty safe to say we're fans. This one is different, however. Instead of choosing the handful of prints you like the best for your wall, now you can have them all in book form. For ... continue reading
The Internet is filled with people doing modern, minimalist, retro or all together out there takes on iconic imagery. Brazilian artist Rafael Melandi isn't the first person to make heavy metal records from the likes of Metallica, Megadeth, Black Sabbath, Slayer and Judas Priest his focus, but his redesign of each of ... continue reading
New York based artist Adam Lister sees things a little bit differently when it comes to the art he creates. He creates each of his pieces uses an 8 bit retro style and a diverse collection of iconic imagery that you're probably already familiar with. When we say diverse, we mean seriously diverse. Want that iconic ... continue reading
It's almost impossible to find a person that "likes" a Wes Anderson flick. The unique filming style, story and direction are polarizing when it comes to the audience, so it's usually a love it or hate it kind of discussion. Most of us here at Cool Material, and a good portion of you reading it, fall into the former ... continue reading
With all the posts and responses tossed up on Reddit on a daily basis, there are bound to be more than a few typos. Illustrator Austin Light took some of the movie title typos he found and made a month-long series of drawings based on what those one letter off movies would look like. We'd buy tickets to Obocop. (via)
Dennis Culver's "All in the Game" poster perfectly illustrated all the characters from The Wire. Culver is back at it again with "The Elements of Bad" which, in case you didn't figure it out yet, is all about Breaking Bad. All 58 characters from what some critics describe as the best television show ever, illustrated ... continue reading
Starting in 2006, classically trained artist Joe Forkan began a series of work that combines the masterpieces of western art with The Big Lebowski. Using the film as a starting point, each piece represents a scene that the artist recreates using narratives, themes and titles from well-known works of western art (Caravaggio, ... continue reading
You're probably familiar with Ralph Steadman's work from his time spent with Hunter S. Thompson. Now, Steadman is working with something else loaded with drugs. These Breaking Bad illustrations will appear on the covers of some limited edition Blu-Rays which will be released next year, but you can get an early ... continue reading
In Rock Heads, Ludovic Ismael teamed up with Nicolas Delille to create a series of portraits with somewhat hidden meanings. Look through the short gallery and see which rock bands the artists are referring to in each image. We'd say three were easy and two are still giving us issues.
The creation of this Beer Quotes Print was a labor of love we undertook over a few brews with our in-house artist Vincent Avila. It's an homage to our favorite beverage, and perfect for your home bar or free wall space if you feel the same way. To celebrate the launch of the print in our shop, we're giving you the ... continue reading
There might have been a time when you looked at a Pink Floyd album cover and saw it move because of something you inhaled or ingested, but these album covers do so without any drugs necessary. Take a look at some of JB's work, and click-through to his Tumblr to see the rest.