“The Altered States of America” is Chop Shop’s take on the US map via a theme that’s near and dear to our hearts: sci-fi, horror, and fantasy. This is an illustrated map populated with the legendary events and characters from popular sci-fi, horror, and fantasy film, TV, comics and legends. The screen printed version is […]
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Our Above Earth and Beyond Earth t-shirt designs have gone tattoo thanks to the terrific Tattly. One set includes 2 full sets of all 8 icons which include the Apollo L.E.M., Apollo 8 docking, The Hubble Space Telescope, The International Space Station, Gemini Spacewalk, Voyager, Space Shuttle and the Mars Curiosity Rover. Get a set […]
As some of you may already know, we have been arranging the icons from the most popular science fiction, fantasy and horror for some time now into various compositions that usually get printed on tshirts. We may return to this tradition again one day, but wanted to try something a bit different this year. So […]
A while back we posted about a great new product by the online friend of all designers known as Swiss-Miss. Tattly sells beautifully designed temporary tattoos to parents, kids, adult-kids and to anyone else who needs them. As a parent, I was always well aware of how hard it was to find cool temporary tattoos […]
Over the past two years The Chopping Block has been working with the National Constitution Center on a few projects centered around electoral politics. While we were toiling over the presidential battle royale, the rest of the NCC team installed and opened “American Spirits”, an incredibly beautiful exhibit on the American experiment with prohibition (also known […]
After the success of last year’s “weFab” celebrating the history and music of The Beatles, we couldn’t resist doing one for the Fab Six of comedy. Our new “It’s Tee” features seventy-seven symbols that represent the comic genius of Monty Python. Several depicting some of the best-loved moments in their three films with a large […]
In life we rarely need just one thing. Often you need one thing and only really want another. Need overcomes want, but there is nothing like the whole package. We are now offering the full package to fans of Chop Shop. You too can have it all, both the idol and the whip. God help […]
We were recently asked to design and help develop an interactive election themed exhibit at the National Constitution Center, located in the heart of historic Philadelphia. Election Central features eight private voting booths (see below) that ask the user to choose the 3 issues they consider most important to them in the coming election.
Part of our new line of Civilicious t-shirt designs are Two illustrations featuring 6 ex-presidents inspired by the actual (now largely ceremonial) code names given to each of the presidents by the Secret Service, a tradition that began with Harry S. Truman. Liberally motivated Team Blue, with agents Deacon, Eagle and Renegade, are keeping the […]
We have recently been posting 8-bit versions of the most beloved American presidents in recent days for an upcoming design for this Spring. We couldn’t help but run a small batch of George and Abe called, “Presidents Play” just in time for the holiday.