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Ultra Swank Goes to the Sitges Film Festival

“Roll out the red carpet, spotlight on a dream, hip horary for Hollywood where stars are born to glitter and gleam.” Yes, glitter, glam, rubbing shoulders with stars and Champagne flowing like wine. Or so you’d think a film festival would be wouldn’t you? Well, this is not Los Angles, this is not London, this is not Cannes. Follow Ultra Swank as we head over...

Retro Kitchen Renovation – Country Kitchens

From wood paneling to marble countertops, there’s nothing like a charming country kitchen to give a home some retro appeal. While this style of kitchen may have fallen out of favor in modern developments, retro country kitchens look fantastic in homes that make use of the classic design ideas of the 20th century. Want to create your own country kitchen? Use these four cool design...

Look at Me
Written by Koop Kooper in Inspiration

Look at Me

Every now and then in life you get a glimpse of what people really think of you when they slip up and make an assumption. Recently I was at a BBQ and a relative mentioned a fifties Cadillac that she spotted on a recent road trip. She then made a comment that people who drive those types of cars clearly enjoy being looked at. Now...

Retro British Puddings
Written by Featured Post in Eatable

Retro British Puddings

Remember those school dinner days, when desserts were stodgy, substantial and satisfying? Do you yearn for a bit of nosh-stalgia? Join us on a trip down memory lane as we revisit the all-time favourite retro British puddings, those classic heartwarming staples that have stood the test of time. Spotted Dick A serious pudding with a very silly name, this steamed suet sweet contains dried currants...

Retro for the Professional
Written by Steven Padal in Design

Retro for the Professional

For all those photographers out there, the time has come. A high-end retro camera is in your near future. The Fujifilm FinePix X100 not only has a beautiful retro design, it also contains classic features that many will appreciate. It will sport a hybrid view-finder, which will have a window-type “bright frame” optical viewfinder similar to classic 135-size cameras incorporated with an electronic viewfinder system....

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Written by Steven Padal in Music

Karminsky Experience goes Retro Lounge

Karminsky Experience Inc. is best known for creating middle eastern influenced Electronica music. But his more recent album, Snapshot (2007), has a radical retro lounge theme. While listening to Snapshot, a mixture of library, beach, and jazz music transforms into wonderful melodies. The album begins with Summer Song, which is happy and inviting – it creates images of beach summer fun! Into The Blue has...

American Postcards gone Wrong
Written by Chris Alm in Travel

American Postcards gone Wrong

Here are a bunch of fine examples of creepy or plain just wrong postcards you probably won’t be sending to your friends and family… or then again, maybe you might? If you want to see more fun-tastic, creepy, dodgy and simply plain weird examples, head over to Bad Postcards where you will have a whole collection of things gone horribly wrong in every way....

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