From essential sci-fi reads to fantasy series a bookshelf can't do without, we take serious pride in crafting a complete — and completely geeky — home library. Once the Ender's Game, J.R.R. Tolkien, and Walter Isaacson's Steve Jobs biography are in place, add a thematic decorative touch with these bookends. From gilded dinosaurs (to really class up the Tolkien) to steampunk-inspired gear pieces, bookmark these choices to complete your reading nook.
Travel back in time and into space with vintage art that is out of this world. While these posters are fitting for the serious space enthusiast, even grounded art lovers will find themselves drawn to these bright, quirky prints. Inspired by dreams of rocket ship tours and outer space cities, we found a mix of reproductions and original art that are sure to take your walls to another dimension.
Mondo, the Austin, TX, art gallery with a cult following thanks to its pop culture art shows, is selling a few remaining prints from its current Adventure Time show online beginning Wednesday at a random time — a coup for fans since these pieces are notorious for selling out in minutes.
Original artwork from the show — Fionna painted on a skateboard deck and Marceline rocking out — are also up for grabs, along with a limited edition Adventure Time comic book exclusive to the show. Have a piece of the Land of Ooo in your home with these giclee prints signed by the artist.
We might have found Wonder Woman in real life. Reddit user cubsfan44 shared an incredible superhero mural that a mom diligently hand-painted for her son. This work of art takes geeky abodes to a whole new level.
The details — the likeness of each character, the paneling, and even the comic font! — are all spot-on. The bedroom wall features Marvel and DC's greatest heroes, including Batman, Thor, Wolverine, Iron Man, the Hulk, Spider-Man and Superman. This kid will definitely have a hard time choosing his favorite.
Bring your love for Tetris into your space with colorful cubes (almost) as fun as the game itself. With decor inspired by the addicting guilty pleasure, you can flip, flop, and fit these bright little shapes into the perfect space. Pillows, lamps, and even decals may not improve your score, but they will have you seeing bright colors with or without your Game Boy handy.
Rummage around Will Pigg's Art Forge, and you'll find a treasure trove of geeky paper art. The intricate designs are made to order and "100 percent handcut with blades, time, and really loud music," according to the artist.
Upon close inspection, Will's papercraft is stunningly detailed. Tiny gears and whirring parts are cut so precisely that it's a wonder how the pieces are made by hand. All of Will's paper cuts, charcoal/pastel work, and marble and glass sculptures are available on Etsy, and we've gathered his geekiest creations here.
Since the many Star Trek show and movie iterations have enough characters to create the most entertaining sporting matches in the universe, artist Mich Palmer knew it was a canon ready for its on-field debut and designed 13 prints reflective of the various alien races and groups within the galactic lore. Fear the Borg Drones and watch out for sneaky moves from the Tribble Troublemakers, as you take a look at all of Mich's designs available in 7x10-inch prints ($15).
Neil Armstrong, the first man on the moon, died this weekend at age 82 and will forever be remembered as a legend, leaving his mark on a monumental event of the 20th century. The astronaut who took "one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind" changed history and the possibilities of the universe. Here are eight prints for astronomy enthusiasts and anyone inspired by this science great, as a reminder of exactly what can happen when you shoot for the moon.