World’s Fair Wednesday – 1982 Japan Pavilion

So Much Pileup‘s got some gorgeous, gorgeous concept drawings of the Japan pavilion at the 1982 World’s Fair in Knoxville.  Here’s two of my favorites; the first looks like an AIR album cover:   I wonder how closely this held to reality.  These drawings always seem to rely on things like clean floors and sparse…

Five Things – 4.23.12 – World’s Fair Edition

Lately I’ve found myself reading about Worlds Fairs, those expos of society’s progress that were held time to time all over the world as far back as the 19th century.  Growing up as an 80s kid, I never heard much about these – seems like I was born just a little bit too late for…