Archive for Star Trek

Star Trek: Into Darkness: Starfleet Academy Ring

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , , , , , , on July 23, 2016 by Staff Writer

Enhanced HD screencap:

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Star Trek: GNDN Labels

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , on April 21, 2016 by Staff Writer

I think this is the first time I’ve ever seen these. They do exist:

GNDN - STVI

See?

GNDN - STVI xcu

Neat!

Assault Phasers

Posted in Design, Physical Object, Weapons with tags , , , , on April 20, 2016 by Staff Writer

HD screencaps from Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country:

I have taken the liberty of Photoshopping these caps to hopefully better show details obscured by shadows, etc, after the jump:

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USS Excelsior: Cup & Saucer

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , , , , , on April 20, 2016 by Staff Writer

From Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country:

This a teacup & saucer made by Pfaltzgraff, their “Hampton” pattern, with a custom print. I suspect these were manufactured & sold as licensed replicas as well, so you may be able to find an imprinted one.

Scotty is drinking from a similar set later in the film, but I can’t tell if his says Enterprise on it:

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Klingon Bird-of-Prey Shirt

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , , , , on April 17, 2016 by Staff Writer

A silly parody based on the Klingon Bird-of-Prey:

The Dirty Birdy Klingon Bar & Grill

Artwork detail (half actual size):

SAMPLE

I’ve made a triangular pixel effect for the KBOP image itself, referencing Klingon graphics’ fondness for triangles.

And a word about the Klingon: the letters on my shirt are ‘real’ Klingon letters, taken from screencaps, but they do not spell anything, either in Klingon or English. They are simply arranged like text, meant to look pretty. Which is exactly how the ST art department did it anyway.

Star Trek: First Contact: Enterprise E

Posted in Design, Physical Object with tags , , on July 25, 2012 by Staff Writer

HD screencaps of the Enterprise E physical model from “First Contact,” 1996.

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Inaccurate Replica Phaser in the Smithsonian

Posted in Physical Object, Weapons with tags , , on October 19, 2011 by Staff Writer

Here are a few photos of the inaccurate replica Star Trek TOS phaser on display at the Smithsonian Museum of American History in Washington DC, on October 13, 2011.

For more information about this particular phaser, please see Richard A. Coyle’s article here: The Smithsonian and Star Trek.

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