The road goes ever on, I must follow if I can.

I am a production designer, this is a collection things that inspire me.

Pierrot le Fou
scientificillustration:

Carcharodon carcharias as Carcharias lamia - the Great white shark by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.
Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen /.Berlin :Veit,1841..biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353134

scientificillustration:

Carcharodon carcharias as Carcharias lamia - the Great white shark by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.

Systematische Beschreibung der Plagiostomen /.
Berlin :Veit,1841..
biodiversitylibrary.org/page/6353134

scientificillustration:

The vascular system of a bat wing
biomedicalephemera:

The Lion (Panthera leo)
Uses of the lion, according to Albertus Magnus (13th century encyclopedia author):
Eat the flesh to cure paralysis.
Rub its fat on your body to outrun any animal.
Wrap your clothing in lion pelts to protect from moths.
Give a child a lion’s-tooth necklace before they lose their first teeth, to prevent toothache when the second set emerges.
Cure cancer with its blood.
Consume its gall to cure jaundice. [This may have actually worked.]
Eat its brain to cure madness.
Click through to read more, from Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 87, edited by J. McKeen Cattell and published in 1915.
Image: Brehms Tierleben. Frederich Wilhelm Kuhners, 1927.

biomedicalephemera:

The Lion (Panthera leo)

Uses of the lion, according to Albertus Magnus (13th century encyclopedia author):

  • Eat the flesh to cure paralysis.
  • Rub its fat on your body to outrun any animal.
  • Wrap your clothing in lion pelts to protect from moths.
  • Give a child a lion’s-tooth necklace before they lose their first teeth, to prevent toothache when the second set emerges.
  • Cure cancer with its blood.
  • Consume its gall to cure jaundice. [This may have actually worked.]
  • Eat its brain to cure madness.

Click through to read more, from Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 87, edited by J. McKeen Cattell and published in 1915.

Image: Brehms Tierleben. Frederich Wilhelm Kuhners, 1927.

(via scientificillustration)

theniftyfifties:

Dovima wearing a dress by Balenciaga for Harper’s Bazaar, October 1955. Photo by Richard Avedon.

theniftyfifties:

Dovima wearing a dress by Balenciaga for Harper’s Bazaar, October 1955. Photo by Richard Avedon.

(Source: flickr.com)

scientificillustration:

Les arachnides de Belgique by BioDivLibrary on Flickr.
Bruxelles :F. Hayez,1882-96..biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33127736
artandopinion:

Two White Horses
1886
Giovanni Boldini

artandopinion:

Two White Horses

1886

Giovanni Boldini