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Imagine a time with no computers.

George Bartell, illustrations, 1963-65. 1 cover of Sports Car, 1965. 2 Sebring 1964. 3 Le Mans 1963. Source

George Bartell, cover illustration for José Feliciano, 1968. RCA. Source

Bartell is known for his works for GT40s, Daytona Coupé or Shelby Cobra, a master of motion.

J.P Wittlig, route map, 1937. Pan American Airways. Route across Pacific, with time-zone changes. Via flysfo  J.P Wittlig, route map, 1937. Pan American Airways. Route across Pacific, with time-zone changes. Via flysfo 

J.P Wittlig, route map, 1937. Pan American Airways. Route across Pacific, with time-zone changes. Via flysfo 

Hans Theo Baumann, Lufthansa on-board service, 1976. Porcelain, tray: plastics. Made by Hutschenreuther Selb, Germany. Photo Porzellanikon  Hans Theo Baumann, Lufthansa on-board service, 1976. Porcelain, tray: plastics. Made by Hutschenreuther Selb, Germany. Photo Porzellanikon 

Hans Theo Baumann, Lufthansa on-board service, 1976. Porcelain, tray: plastics. Made by Hutschenreuther Selb, Germany. Photo Porzellanikon 

GGK, advertising shooting on the airfield, 1960s. Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt. Photo Alexander von Steiger. Via eMuseum

GGK, advertising shooting on the airfield, 1960s. Lufthansa AG, Frankfurt. Photo Alexander von Steiger. Via eMuseum

Pacific Southwest Airline poster, Flying is beautiful, 1970s. Source Pacific Southwest Airline poster, Flying is beautiful, 1970s. Source

Pacific Southwest Airline poster, Flying is beautiful, 1970s. Source

Ayurvedic eye cosmetic, imported into the UK from Pakistan during the 1970s.
Claiming to ‘maintain the starry radiance of the eyes and protect sight’, but unfortunately made of a lead-based substance called Binger Surma. In the 70s, such products became associated with dangerous levels of lead found in the blood of women and children who used them. Lead can cause severe brain damage. Source Sciencemuseum Ayurvedic eye cosmetic, imported into the UK from Pakistan during the 1970s.
Claiming to ‘maintain the starry radiance of the eyes and protect sight’, but unfortunately made of a lead-based substance called Binger Surma. In the 70s, such products became associated with dangerous levels of lead found in the blood of women and children who used them. Lead can cause severe brain damage. Source Sciencemuseum

Ayurvedic eye cosmetic, imported into the UK from Pakistan during the 1970s.

Claiming to ‘maintain the starry radiance of the eyes and protect sight’, but unfortunately made of a lead-based substance called Binger Surma. In the 70s, such products became associated with dangerous levels of lead found in the blood of women and children who used them. Lead can cause severe brain damage. Source Sciencemuseum

Jamie Reid, poster artwork for the Sex Pistols album Never mind the bollocks, 1977. UK. The singles sleeves are here arranged as a collage. Via V&A Jamie Reid, poster artwork for the Sex Pistols album Never mind the bollocks, 1977. UK. The singles sleeves are here arranged as a collage. Via V&A

Jamie Reid, poster artwork for the Sex Pistols album Never mind the bollocks, 1977. UK. The singles sleeves are here arranged as a collage. Via V&A

Vico Magistretti, lamp Atollo, 1977 © Vico Magistretti Foundation, Oluce, Photo: Collection Vitra Design Museum, Daniel Spehr. Via domus Vico Magistretti, lamp Atollo, 1977 © Vico Magistretti Foundation, Oluce, Photo: Collection Vitra Design Museum, Daniel Spehr. Via domus

Vico Magistretti, lamp Atollo, 1977 © Vico Magistretti Foundation, Oluce, Photo: Collection Vitra Design Museum, Daniel Spehr. Via domus

Interior of the Studio 54, 1977-81. New York. Interior Design: Ron Doud, lighting design: Brian Thomson. More to see: The Nightclub Years © ian schrager company

Schrager was the co-owner and co-founder of the Studio 54, together with Steve Rubell. It was originally an Opera House, designed by architect Eugene De Rosa in 1927. They used the space’s original theatrical structure to constantly change the look and feel of the club.

Ron Herron & Barry Snowden, Free Time Node, 1966. Image from Archigram Archival Project. 

A speculative proposal for an expanding/contracting structure servicing trailers/caravans, designed for a society with a 2-3 day working week.