My old chum Jack Olsen
just sent me a really interesting image titled The Periodic Table of Beer Styles
In fact, I've seen this sort of thing before, but I don’t think I've seen one to this level of detail and sophistication, as is illustrated by the close-up of a small portion of the table as shown below:
Someone put one heck of a lot of time and research into this, let me tell you. At the bottom, in extremely small print, we see the copyright for this image, which goes back to 2001, and which is held by Mantis Design
Of course I immediately bounced over to the Mantis Design website to discover that they've done all sorts of interesting "stuff."
I really fancied laying my hands on a large version of the "Beeriodic Table" poster, but when I clicked on the "Click here for pricing and availability"
link I was taken to AllPosters.com
where I was informed that this poster is no longer available.
As I say, it looks like the folks at Mantis Design have done a lot of stuff I'm interested in, such as their "You Are Here"
poster – another little beauty I wouldn’t mind hanging on my office wall:
Sad to relate, however, every time I tried a "Click here for pricing and availability"
link, I was left sadly disappointed. On the other hand, whilst ricocheting around the Posters.com
website, I did run across an amazing image called "Tee Time" that I've never seen before:
This reminds me of the sort of pictures taken by a lady whose name I no longer recall. She was famous for taking pictures of industrial and related scenes. My wife (Gina the Gorgeous) and I have one hanging on our family room wall at home. This shows two guys working near the top of the Art Deco Chrysler Building
in New York City. They are sitting/standing on top of one of the massive eagles (griffins?) that stick out of the building with one lighting the other's cigarette – it really is the most amazing picture.
In fact, now I'm thinking about it, do you recall the name of the lady who took that picture? Do you know if she took the "Tee Time" picture also? I really would love to lay my hands on a book of her work.
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