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A “Fab”ulous Ten Years of Music

Wednesday, 12.14.11 at 7:48 pm
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If you are like me and like bands that are bigger than Jesus, play live spontaneous shows on rooftops, like to cross streets in perfect line formation and are at least 75% the Eggmen — well, then you will have to love this new tshirt design from Chop Shop. In all there are 62 icons […]

You Are The Center of The Solar System

Friday, 10.28.11 at 9:00 am
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You Are The Sun is the latest space themed tee by Chop Shop Store. Following on iconic tees that collected various deep space missions and historic Earth orbit missions, this new design draws a new picture of The Solar System as we know it today, complete with Carl Sagan’s pale blue dot.

The Chopping Block Wants to Keep Listening

Thursday, 08.11.11 at 5:06 pm
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We at The Chopping Block are dedicated to the continued listening for signs of other life coming from deep space. Especially as we are are running out of new alien icons to update our alienWe shirt and are always in need of new references. We surely wouldn’t want to miss ET’s phone call as he may have […]

Space Posters

Thursday, 08.04.11 at 12:04 pm
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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 […]

Tatt’s So Cool

Wednesday, 07.13.11 at 3:59 pm
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Entirely too cool temporary tattoos for designers. Another fine concept by the very Swiss Miss. My kid has lots of tattoo books and one is of all these letters. I have actually executed this very concept with her kid/girly letters and spelled out “LOVE” and “HATE”… which in some ways may be funnier that using this more […]

79 Ways to Eliminate Your Enemies

Wednesday, 05.18.11 at 7:36 pm
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How do you save the world? Stop the robots? Kill the deadly Beast of Caerbannog? You do it with a Holy Hand Grenade or with a shark with frickin’ laser beams attached to its head. weLoaded features 79 fictional weapons from various pop-culture sources including television, film, video games and comic books.

Photo-Lettering is New Again

Sunday, 04.17.11 at 12:39 am
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Thanks to the typographic nerds at House Industries — the old practice of photo lettering is coming back again. An idea so simple that it is amazing nobody had built this until now. You simply go to the START page — enter your message and pick the font you want. You can also optionally adjust […]

50 Years Orbiting Above Earth

Tuesday, 04.12.11 at 6:36 pm
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Chop Shop’s newest iconic tshirt was released today featuring 23 historic missions of mankind’s exploration of Earth and space.

Seven Sins, Four Endings and Two T-shirts

Friday, 12.03.10 at 12:30 pm
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We saw this tshirt on I am the Trend’s blog and had to buy a copy. After wearing it a few times, we had to produce it as well. A master-work of typography by Joby Cummings, wherein each of the seven deadly sins are woven into the unmistakable likeness of a skull. Also provides a […]

Chop Shop Goes Beyond Earth

Thursday, 11.04.10 at 11:40 am
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Robotic and human missions of exploration that extended beyond the Earth’s orbit. 23 historic missions in total (with an additional 6 separations) that are recognized for their notable achievements to various celestial bodies in our solar system with targets including the Sun, planets and their moons, comets and asteroids. Nearly every icon represents a specific […]