Written by LDS, April 2015

 Subatomic Tourism is an ongoing project to big up the small with a hint of Irwin Allen and Richard Feynman, along with a touch of Marcel Duchamp and Ray Harryhausen; to bring by way of Joseph Cornell and Gerry Anderson a celebration of the wonderful world-sized diorama we find ourselves living in.”

(Museum of Subatomic Tourism)

Stop. Take a moment. Open your eyes to your immediate surroundings. Look closer at the details and imagine yourself scaled down to 1:1000 scale. For now you are looking through the eyes of the Museum of Subatomic Tourism.

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Re-published with love by Vanessa Burton & LDS, March 2015

Flicking through a copy of New Zealand’s LIFE Magazine from 24 July, 1967 a quite incredible story stands out on one of the most influential pop bands of our lifetime. It is written at a very interesting time, the turning point of a very sharp decade, a period where psychedelia and exploration gave new aspect and provides great insight into the changing mood and evolution of the most famous pop band of our time.

Van Orton Designs
Written by LDS, March 2015

Van Orton Design is the cover name of two talented twin brothers out of Italy. The pair have been slowly gaining recognition in the last few years with their digital stained glass recreation of pop culture stills. Amongst recent commissions are Rolling Stone Italia who asked for a portrait of former Guns & Roses guitarist Slash that would mimic his colourful personality.

Written by LDS, March 2015

UK/Australia Concert Tour, Adelaide Town Hall, 12 March 2015.

Michael Caine is the iconic face of a male Londoner living in the class discarding Sixties. His rough and ready and self assured attitude and rich Cockney voice struck a chord with the new self-made man of society. Caine forged a career as the protagonist in a series of crime thrillers which truly represented the grittier side of the over-glamorised ‘Swinging Sixties’.