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Lennon’s Poster from Make Productions on Vimeo. This is so wonderfully filmed and produced. I don’t know too much about The Beatles’ deep history so this story was new to me. But apparently, John Lennon had gotten the idea for the song “Being for the Benefit of Mr. Kite” from an old letterpressed poster he […]

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Danny Cooke made this video about David A. Smith, a man whose job is fast becoming a lost art. David Smith is one of the UK’s last remaining glass artists. He makes signs by a process called reverse class painting, which involves painting and added gilded gold behind a plate of glass rather than directly […]

beautiful-checks

Deamplified came across a stash of 19th-century checks from Brooklyn and was immediately amazed at the level of detail adorned on the face of each check. You really don’t see such intricate markings on checks anymore and these are wonderful examples of great artistry on an item that is looking more and more plain by […]