popculture http://design.org/tags/popculture en Celebrities as Russian Generals by Steve Payne http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne <p>Steve Payne created <a href="http://replaceface.tumblr.com/" target="Replaceface">Replaceface</a> to document his celebritizing of George Dawe's 17th-century Russian generals portraits. Steve is using digital copies of these Napoleon-era portraits for his work and incorporating his friends, family and celebrities into the distinguished busts. </p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/09/21/replacedface_02.jpg" alt="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" title="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="662" title="Design, replaceface, StevePayne" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/23/replacedface_01.jpg?1316827097" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/celebrities-russian-generals-steve-payne#comments design funny illustration popculture portrait russia Thu, 22 Sep 2011 06:24:22 +0000 jessicapatterson 3337 at http://design.org Pop Pop Culture Icons: Shirt Design by David Schwen http://design.org/blog/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen <p>Pop Culture! Get it, ehh (I hope so)? Check out this cute and clever t-shirt design of iconified characters from <a href="http://www.dschwen.com/" target="David Schwen">David Schwen</a>, a design director in Minneapolis.</p> <p><img src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/imagecache/blog-full-scale/blog/2011/08/31/dschwen_shirt_07.jpg" alt="Design, schwen, tshirt" title="Design, schwen, tshirt" class="imagecache-blog-full-scale" /></p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="448" title="Design, schwen, tshirt" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/09/02/dschwen_shirt_06.jpg?1315002130" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/pop-pop-culture-icons-shirt-design-david-schwen#comments design drink fashion icon minneapolis popculture t-shirt Thu, 01 Sep 2011 01:30:06 +0000 jessicapatterson 3294 at http://design.org My Little Pop Icons by Mari Kasurinen http://design.org/blog/my-little-pop-icons-mari-kasurinen <p><a href="http://marikasurinen.com/" target="Mari Kasurinen">Mari Kasurinen</a>, an artist and sculptor in Finland, explores the concepts of beauty and customization through her art.</p> <p>Using My Little Ponies as blank canvases, she turns them into pop culture icons, many of which have defined and continue to define generations. From superheros to singers, she includes minute details that make the ponies look like licensed action figures.</p> <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <img class="imagefield imagefield-field_image" width="620" height="532" title="Design, mylittlepony, popicons" alt="" src="http://design.org/sites/default/files/blog/2011/08/21/mylittle_popicon_01.jpg?1313953305" /> </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-number-integer field-field-featured"> <div class="field-label">Featured:&nbsp;</div> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Not Featured </div> </div> </div> <p><a href="http://design.org/blog/my-little-pop-icons-mari-kasurinen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://design.org/blog/my-little-pop-icons-mari-kasurinen#comments art artist design finland popculture Sculpture superhero Sun, 21 Aug 2011 19:02:16 +0000 jessicapatterson 3252 at http://design.org