The National Constitution Center recently asked for The Chopping Block to tackle a very prickly issue… The Second Amendment. The challenge was to somehow illustrate the controversial amendment in a way that simply speaks to the amendment’s meaning. Taken directly from the ratified document: “A well regulated militia being necessary to the security of a […]
“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 […]
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 […]
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.
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.
If it hasn’t become obvious over the years… we here at The Chopping Block have always been fixated on space exploration. From our NASA themed website (circa 1998), to my personal space imagery blog wanderingspace, to Chop Shop’s Space Exploration tshirt collection — we have been working elements of space exploration into our own promotions […]