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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP15 Mar 2023 4:14 p.m. PST

….Pretty Impressive

"The art of Futurism began when industry was quickly moving humanity forward with progress. Machinery helped productivity during the industrial revolution and people began to imagine how new inventions could possibly make the future better. This created the idea of a future utopia, which was depicted by many artists throughout history. This sparked people's imaginations, and contributed to the creation of science fiction. Here at History Collection, we have compiled some of the most interesting images of Retrofuturism…"




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Stryderg15 Mar 2023 8:06 p.m. PST

It's unfortunate that some of those look cooler than what we actually have (like the food truck).

ZULUPAUL Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2023 2:47 a.m. PST

Agree Stryderg, most Food Trucks I've seen aren't nearly that clean &/or neat.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP16 Mar 2023 3:53 p.m. PST



Covert Walrus16 Mar 2023 8:45 p.m. PST

The general details of that German illustration – Zippered "casual" clothing, portable "phones" with video – Are pretty spot on, if not the styles.

And the Viewmaster style car navigation device is actually quite neat. Outpaced by computer tech, of course, but still, it'd be handy in areas without network or satellite coverage.

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Mar 2023 3:31 p.m. PST



Oberlindes Sol LIC Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2023 11:54 a.m. PST

that was wonderful

Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP18 Mar 2023 3:49 p.m. PST

Happy you enjoyed it my good friend…


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