Giant Vintage Aluminum Chess Set

Brought to you by the team at Restoration Hardware, this Giant Vintage Aluminum Chess Set is absolutely gorgeous. More than just a tabletop game, this is a striking visual statement. Each oversized piece is constructed from sleek aluminum, and the board is crafted from equally beautiful inlaid wood with a stained finish to complete the look. The board measures in at nearly 30 inches, while the pieces range in height from 5 to 8 inches with an industrial finish on the lighter pieces, and a darkened metal finish on the dark pieces. As with all things made by RH, this thing will cost you. The vintage set carries a retail price tag of $399. Interested? You can this set here.

Oldtimer Calendar by Mirko Frank

12 vintage cars, 12 beautiful photos, captured and retouched by Stuttgart based photographer Mirko Frank, create stylish “Oldtimer Calendar”. Each car on photos has its own history and this history is also described in a few words in this calendar. Great calendar, don’t you think?

Creative Nata Lamp

This elegant vintage teacup has additional feature: it’s a lamp. Created by Portuguese designer Gonçalo Campos, the Nata Lamp is named after the Portuguese word for cream. “A ceramic lamp, with gentle curves and a classical look, borrowed from the shapes of table top ceramic wear. It is actually made from a rehabilitaded mould, only rearanged… The result is this gentle and familiar shape, that only with slight changes now serves a whole new purpose.”

Modern Vintage Luxury Interior Design

This black and white luxury apartment decorated with Marilyn Monroe prints on the walls that evoke the 1950’s era, but with modern black and white decor, was created by Moscow-based interior decorators Geometrix. From one side such modern-vintage interior could be perfect for a 1950′s celebrity like Marilyn Monroe, but from other side it also be interesting for the person with a love for old Hollywood glamour. Interior design by Geometrix includes some elements of Art Deco. Beautiful black leather chairs, luxury materials such as marble tile, decorative furniture and accessories.

Bell & Ross Vintage Collection

Bell & Ross has designed the Vintage Collection consists of 2 models as a tribute to 1940s aviator watches as they were the first professionals to use the wristwatch as a tool on their missions. These highly legible, simply designed watches are feature a beige or black dial and are paired with matching leather straps. Both watches have a 41mm stainless steel case, 100 meter water resistance, and have luminescent hands, numbers and indexes. The brand has now followed up these releases with a four more vintage-inspired pieces along the same design lines.

Retro Ads from Moma São Paulo

Company MaxiMídia is one of the largest in Brazil focused on modernization and developing the industry of marketing communications in the country. Agency Moma São Paulo presented a series of prints for advertising company seminars, aimed at to familiarize professionals with new opportunities of using social networking and other tools of communication through the Internet. Prints are made in the futuristic style of the 50-ies to attract the attention of the older generation that remembers this kind of posters. Take a look at these vintage images – they are really interesting and worthy of your attention!

TOP 35 Grunge Websites

Grunge style is one of the most popular trends in modern web design. Coming from music styles late 1980 – mid 1900’s grunge style was initially characterized the processing of music albums and posters, and later in desing of music bands’ websites. Today many designer and design studios develop websites in grunge style. This style is characterized by certain shades of colors, dirty-look backgrounds, paper elements with torn edges, broken/damaged icons, text in graffiti-like and many other graphic elements with aged effect. Old b&w photos and retro items are also actively used. We have prepared for you a collection of spectacular variety of websites in grunge style. And don’t forget to check top 15 website builders.