To the Airport Of Yesteryear

Today’s an airport hotel, a retro effort that my good friend August Horvath brought to my attention on Instagram here. His comment: “I don’t know if the crazy @twahotel venture at @jfkairport will succeed, but it sure is done in style. From the elevator that pretends to be s time machine, to the access tube,…

Futurism Unfulfilled

Which airport would be worth highlighting in terms of design and art? This artwork today is a painting of a Continental Airlines Douglas DC-9 in front of the iconic ‘Theme Building’ at Los Angeles International (LAX) airport in California. The sixties aesthetic of the building is today countered by the true awfulness of LAX airport,…

Middleton Madness

This blog isn’t the first time I’ve looked at aviation illustration and design. Here’s one from my main blog from last year – I bet you didn’t expect to see a Kim Possible TV show reference! But here’s the fascinating story of ‘Middleton’s Starjet’. Click on the image: James Kightly, Vintage Aero Writer.