Glow-in-the-dark 2001: A Space Odyssey poster is mind-blowing when the lights go out

On April 12th, Bottleneck Gallery in Brooklyn is launching an art show best viewed in the dark. The "When the Lights Go Out" show will feature posters that reveal hidden features when you shut off the lights. We're particularly partial to this entry from Chris Thornley, inspired by 2001: A Space Odyssey. » 4/07/13 10:00am 4/07/13 10:00am

50 years of Avengers members on one minimalist poster

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of Earth's mightiest heroes, artist Michael Mateyko created this poster, featuring minimalist portraits of the myriad Avengers members throughout the years. He created the poster for April's Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo, but it's already available at Komboh's Society6 store. » 3/02/13 10:30am 3/02/13 10:30am

Earth's oldest trees are almost unfathomably ancient

We can't get enough of this stunning piece of arboreal data visualization. Created by Vienna-based graphic designer Michæl Paukner, the interwoven lines of this chart connect over 20 of the world's oldest trees and clonal colonies to their geographic origins. Pictured above: Paukner's chart, bookended by a photo of … » 12/11/12 12:43pm 12/11/12 12:43pm