Retro Futurism

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On Building a Vertical City in the Grand Canyon and Covering It Up Cave City, Arte Cyberpunk, Cyberpunk City, Vertical City, Underground Cities, World Of Tomorrow, Retro Futuristic, Futuristic Architecture, Science Books

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

May 1954 issue of Mechanix Illustrated proposes orbiting moon farms and algal culture science could end world hunger. Future Vision, Vintage Space, Futuristic Technology, Science Fiction Art, Futuristic Architecture, Space Travel, Sci Fi Art, Concept Art, At Least

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 How Soon Is Now, Hitching Post, Future Vision, World Of Tomorrow, The Jetsons, Strip, Futuristic Technology, Chef D Oeuvre, Science Fiction Art

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

Retro future pad / Illustration by Paul Alexander / Tags: Arte Sci Fi, Sci Fi Art, Cyberpunk, Retro Kunst, Retro Art, Futuristic Art, Futuristic Architecture, Futuristic Interior, Steampunk

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

Dreams of Space - Books and Ephemera: Exploring Space : A True Story of the Rockets of Today and a Glimpse of the Rockets That Are to Come part 2 Fly Around The World, Sci Fi Spaceships, Retro Rocket, Space Books, Vintage Space, Space Race, Retro Images, Retro Futuristic, Universe Art

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 future in this book from 1961 was so bright that the kids depicted in it had to wear shades. Future Predictions, Future School, World Of Tomorrow, Brave New World, Welcome To The Party, Science Fiction Art, Back To The Future, Retro Futurism, Sci Fi Art

The Future, As Quaintly Foretold by a 1961 Children's Book

The future in this book from 1961 was so bright that the kids depicted in it had to wear shades.

From 1958 to illustrator and futurist Arthur Radebaugh thrilled newspaper readers with his weekly syndicated visions of the future, in a Sunday strip… Age Of Tomorrow, Illustrations Vintage, Strip, Chef D Oeuvre, Atomic Age, Googie, Perfect World, Back To The Future, Retro Futurism

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.

The Future, As Quaintly Foretold by a 1961 Children's Book Future Predictions, Brave New World, Retro Futurism, Sci Fi Art, Dieselpunk, Cyberpunk, Childrens Books, Concept Art, Steampunk

The Future, As Quaintly Foretold by a 1961 Children's Book

The future in this book from 1961 was so bright that the kids depicted in it had to wear shades.

The Future, As Quaintly Foretold by a 1961 Children's Book Future Predictions, World Of Tomorrow, Back To The Future, Retro Futurism, Urban Landscape, Esquire, Dumb And Dumber, Childrens Books, Steampunk

The Future, As Quaintly Foretold by a 1961 Children's Book

The future in this book from 1961 was so bright that the kids depicted in it had to wear shades.