JF Ptak Science Books
Essays in the history of ideas, relationship of science to art, history of design, history of science, history of physics, history of medicine
Frank Tinsley — Gavin Rothery
There are few artists out there like Frank Tinsley. This guy was so forward-thinking; he just did not give a single solitary shit. Just look at some of the high-concept thinking going on here in some of his editorial work - it's amazing. Frank Tinsley is the honey badger of the 1950s science fic
Before the Jetsons, Arthur Radebaugh Illustrated the Future
In the 1950s and '60s, the newspaper cartoonist dreamed up a madcap American utopia, filled with flying cars and fantastical skyscrapers
We Dare You to Not Laugh at These Vintage Visions of the Future -
Future housekeeping envisioned in the 1978 book Exploring the World of Robots. Via Paleo-Future. Like the next number on a hopscotch course, 2013 is now
Exploring Space : A True Story of the Rockets of Today and a Glimpse of the Rockets That Are to Come (1958) part 2
A continuation of the paintings from this great space book. See here for part 1 http://dreamsofspace.blogspot.com/2015/05/exploring-s...
The 1960s Office Desk of the Future Was More NASA Than Mad Men
With its hovering videophone, modern dictation machine and space pod design, this 1961 executive desk of tomorrow would fit in better on the ISS than at Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce.