IKEA Catalogue Covers 1951 – 2000 (30+ pics)

Feodor Ingvar Kamprad founded IKEA in 1943 when he was only 17, and now we can’t imagine our lives without it. Being the retail giant that IKEA is it took a lot of focusing on cost control, operational details, and continuous product development to keep their brand relevant. Times change and so does interior design.

Modelling for Turners in 1960 (25 photos)

Tyne and Wear Archives presents a set of images taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They were taken by the firm on is own account for possible use in their advertising campaigns. Turners frequently hired models to help promote their work and to encourage sales in their shops. Some of the shots are

18 Illustrations Revealing The Horror Of Surgery In The 15th–19th Centuries…

The photos are compiled in Crucial Interventions: An Illustrated Treatise on the Principles & Practice of Nineteenth-Century Surgery, a book by medical historian Richard Barnett. The nineteenth century saw a complete transformation of the practice and reputation of surgery. Crucial Interventions follows its increasingly optimistic evolution, drawing from the very best examples of rare surgical

Donyale Luna, the real First Black Supermodel (25 photos)

Donyale Luna (1945 – 1979) was an African American model and actress. In 1966, Luna became the first black model to appear on the cover of Vogue. She also appeared in several underground films by Andy Warhol, and had roles in Qui êtes-vous, Polly Maggoo (1966), and most notably as Enotea in the 1969 Federico

Colour Photos Of 60’s Women Fashion Taken By Norman Parkinson (50 photos)

Norman Parkinson, (1913 – 1990) was a celebrated English portrait and fashion photographer. Parkinson (birth name Ronald William Parkinson Smith) was born in London, and educated at Westminster School. He began his career in 1931 as an apprentice to the court photographers, Speaight and Sons Ltd. From 1945 to 1960 he was employed as a

Halloween (1978): 25+ behind the scenes photos..

When writing about horror films, no list is complete without John Carpenter’s 1978 independent horror film Halloween. The film has been credited as the first in a long line of slasher films (which were inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s Psycho) but unlike many of its imitators, Halloween contains little graphic violence and gore. The film was