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Our Gallery: Modern Heroes

Thanks to ShortList.com, we discovered a talented artist, Grégoire Guillemin. His portfolio presented at Behance.net shows an affection for Dieselpunk imagery. More than affection: M. Guillemin certainly knows how to merge Interbellum classics into modern reality. Here are some of his posters – along with sources of inspiration.

Gregoire Guillemin Batman

Grand-Sport by A.M. Cassandre, 1925

Grand-Sport by A.M. Cassandre, 1925


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Posted by on March 31, 2012 in art, dieselpunk, inspiration

 

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International Dieselpunk Day - Nov 12, 2014

The goal of the International Dieselpunks Day is to bring together Dieselpunks on one day, November 12th, 2012, to celebrate and promote this fantastic genre. Here’s a set of links to help individuals in making contact with Dieselpunks in your part of the world. Join in and help us make this a worldwide celebration!

North Texas Dieselpunks

Sindicato Dieselpunk

Vancouver Dieselpunks

Dieselpunk South Australia

Middle Tennessee Dieselpunks

Don’t have a group in your area? Do you want to know how to start one? Larry Amyett, the founder of the North Texas Dieselpunks, provides useful directions on how to start a Dieselpunk during the premier episode of the Diesel Powered Podcast.  

Episode 1 of Diesel Powered Podcast

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Posted by on March 27, 2012 in Uncategorized

 

Our Gallery: Streamline is Dieselpunk

How do you like your dieselpunk – brutal, greasy and all-riveted or sleek, polished and shiny? No matter. Most probably, it will be served streamlined. Beautiful curves, shaped in wind tunnel, go well with any device of your choice – from express train to desktop radio.

1934 Airflow and UP M-10000 'City of Salina' train

1934 Chrysler Airflow and Union Pacific M-10000 'City of Salina' train

This picture was taken in 1934. First US-designed streamline passenger car and one of the first streamline articulated trains together. Both were inspired by aeronautical technologies. First and foremost, by airships – what could be more streamlined?

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