After browsing through the NASA technical drawing archive
, it struck us how this type of imagery has been reappropriated in recent years, first by the graphic art and design of the nascent dance scene and more recently as a fashionable celebration of all things technical, designed and futuristic. See, for example, the T-shirts designed by Chunk
, which take cover illustrations from Haynes
workshop manuals and turn them into elegantly ironic comments on fashionable automobiles.
That lead us here
, an on-line collection the world of instruction (nice: I
). This inspired a Google
image search on cutaways. Especially noted - this cross-section through the house in Upstairs, Downstairs