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.
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
The Golden Age of Air Travel, thus defined, will fall between the 1930s and early 1960s – we will never tire of revisiting these glowing times…
Photos of America in the 1950’s show how different life was before. The 1950’s are often viewed as a golden era in U.S. history.
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 (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
Francesco Scavullo (1921 – 2004) was an American fashion photographer best known for his work on the covers of Cosmopolitan and his celebrity portraits. Scavullo was born in Staten Island, New York City. Early on, he used his father’s camera to photograph his sisters who would model for him. After graduating from high school in
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
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