VFILES

Snoop Dogg's smokable songbook, a Simpsons style guide, George Lois' damn good advice and more in our look at the web this week

V Magazine and V MAN are working on an ambitious search engine geared toward the creative community, aiming to build a quality database of inspiration sources for editors, photographers, designers, artists, art directors, models, enthusiasts and friends. Based on their preliminary presence on social media, the content looks promising.

SS United States Redevelopment Project

Snoop Dogg's smokable songbook, a Simpsons style guide, George Lois' damn good advice and more in our look at the web this week

Built in 1952 with the express intent of breaking the trans-Atlantic speed record, the iconic SS United States passenger ship is now the subject of a renovation effort to repurpose the vessel for public use. The ship sports visitor space that rivals that of the Chrysler Building, and the project has just released a “request for qualifications” from developers interested in revitalizing the historic vessel.

1975 Volvo C303

Snoop Dogg's smokable songbook, a Simpsons style guide, George Lois' damn good advice and more in our look at the web this week

It’s too late to buy it but it’s definitely still worth drooling over this crazy ex-military Volvo that was up on eBay this week. This C303 was imported from Sweden and completely revamped and over the years had been followed from owner to owner. Keep an eye out and maybe next time is goes up for sale you can snag the ultimate apocalypse vehicle.