Guy Stauber recently popped by the restaurant of the Beaumont Hotel in London to check out the murals and caricatures John Mattos completed for the interior of the restaurant. The hotel and restaurant aesthetics are inspired by the roaring 1920's and 30's. The celebrities, the sports, the fashion, the art deco style, etc. fuels the establishment's intoxicating charm, and John Mattos was just the artist to take it on. Check out the images Guy sent over to us!
This past Sunday, the Wall Street Journal came out with a segment of the 10 things Candy Makers Won't Tell You. The earth shattering facts cover a vast array of candy "truths' from the true health benefits of chocolate and the price you pay for candy to the dangers of choking. Oscar Ramos illustrated this piece to accompany the article and it couldn't be more fitting.
“We are part of this universe; we are in this universe, but perhaps more important than both of those facts, is that the universe is in us. "
- Neil deGrasse Tyson
"A famous person to themselves, they don't get up in the morning and think, I'm famous. I'm not famous to me. Famous is a perception."
"They played the mash, They played the monster mash
The monster mash, it was a graveyard smash
They played the mash, it caught on in a flash
They played the mash, They played themonster mash."
- Bobby Pickett
"My eyes opened, and the first thing I thought of when I could put thoughts together was I want to be in show business. Never wanted anything else. I used to sneak in the costume room at my nursery school and smell the costumes."
- Joan Rivers
"I wanted to prove the sustaining power of music. "
- David Bowie
Mark T Smith
"I don't think it makes me a role model. I think it makes me inspiring . Cause I'm from the bottom I think they look at me and go 'well, if he made it, I can make it'"
- 50 Cent
"As long as people remember me forever, that will be enough for me."
"I wanted to connect all people who are thinking about peace on Earth"
"To be one, to be united is a great thing. But to respect the right to be different is maybe even greater. "
"I won't be a rock star. Iwill be a legend."
- Freddie Mercury
Ed Kinsella III
"Rock music is not meant to be perfect. "
- Ozzy Osbourne
"I've always loved life, and I've never known what's ahead. I love not knowing what might be round the corner. I love serendipity. "
"Acting is my first love."
"The great thing about rock and roll is that someone like me can be a star."
"All I can do is be me, whoever that is.."
"I am Warhol. I am the No. 1 most impactful artist of our generation. I am Shakespeare in the flesh.
"'Ironically, the success I've experienced at country radio has left me ostracized from pop and other formats of radio. "
- Dwight Yoakam
"Excuse me while I kiss the sky. "
"I do not fault anyone else who makes choices to play characters that they wished they hadn't... Because at the end of the day, none of us are happy with our jobs all the time."
- Peter Dinklage
"It goes without saying that it's hard to attain a certain level of success. "
Games of Thrones captured readers hearts long before the hearts of viewers. George R. R. Martin the visionary creator has teamed up with Elio M. Garvia, Jr. and Linda Antonsson, the founders of the renowned fan site westeros.org. The team worked together to create a fantastic in depth history of the Seven Kingdoms, creating cohesive vivid accounts of the epic battles, bitter rivalries, and daring rebellions that lead to the events of A Song of Ice and Fire along with the beloved HBO show. Random House chose Chase Stone to bring Martin's world to life and the images are as breathtaking as the tale is epic.