From his mother's basement to the shelves and showcases of millions, Robert Reder co-founded Monogram models in 1945 — choosing the larger 1/24th scale over the industry standard 1/25th. By the 1960s, Monogram had the box art to beat.
In cased you missed this gem of creativity, model maker Michael Paul Smith is responsible for these incredibly detailed scale models of cars and towns. He uses clever set-ups to make these amazingly lifelike scenes. Enjoy the slideshow below.