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Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.

March 23, 2017
Impressive surrealist photo editing by Hüseyin Şahin
Impressive surrealist photo editing by Hüseyin Şahin

Turkish artist Hüseyin Şahin is a true photo editing master. Using Photoshop, he doesn’t just blend images together, he creates true masterpieces that take you to a surreal world. You can follow his work on his Instagram or Behance feeds.

March 2, 2017
The Appennine Colossus
The Appennine Colossus

If you get the chance to go to Vaglia, Italy, you should head to the gardens of the Villa di Pratolino to check out the Appennine Colossus, a gigantic sculpture. The monument, which happens to also be a building, was designed by the Medici’s architect, Bernardo Buontalenti.

February 1, 2017
10 artists who create amazing art with books
10 artists who create amazing art with books

You don’t know whether you prefer books or art? You don’t need to choose anymore, you can have both with this art made with books. 1. Kenjio Kenjio is the artist name of Daniel Lai, a designer and artist based in Tennessee. He sells his work on his Etsy shop. 2. Akayo Sakanishi An intricate piece of art […]

January 18, 2017
Incredible paper sculptures by Jeff Nishinaka
Incredible paper sculptures by Jeff Nishinaka

US-based artist Jeff Nishinaka creates amazing paper sculptures. He gives depth to his artworks by using many layers of paper and build unbelievable scenes inspired by nature or mythology. For the anecdote, one of Nishinaka’s good friends, who happens to also collect his sculptures, is Jacky Chan.

January 11, 2017
The elegant sculptures of Philip Jackson
The elegant sculptures of Philip Jackson

Philip Jackson’s sculptures are somewhat intimidating, yet amazingly poetic. Disover the artist’s work on his website.

January 3, 2017
Origami animals in glass
Origami animals in glass

Floriane Touitou has a passion for origami. With her passion, she did what talented people do, she created some cool foldings of animals. She also added an extra layer of coolness with glass jars that protect the animals and make it look even more real. You can find all of her creations on her Etsy […]

December 20, 2016
Art created with… bananas
Art created with… bananas

If the medium is the message, I’m not sure what we should be thinking of the art of Stephan Brusche. The Dutch artist uses bananas as a support for creating clever art, and the least you could say is that he is creative.

November 27, 2016
Vintage-looking circus beasts linocuts by Otis
Vintage-looking circus beasts linocuts by Otis

Otis is a Spanish-speaking artist that creates experiment with linocut printing. It’s hard to find anything about him on the Internet, so all we’ll share will be these awesome linocuts that display strange circus animals.

November 23, 2016
Adam Bird creates image composition that looks like they come out of a dream
Adam Bird creates image composition that looks like they come out of a dream

Adam Bird is a talented young photographer from UK who enjoys create surrealistic pictures that could only happen in your dreams. Using cold colors, his photos have a melancholic look-and-feel that is balanced by the playful aspect of many compositions. You can see more of his work on his portfolio website.

November 11, 2016
Coffee cats that just got out of the cup
Coffee cats that just got out of the cup

Elena Efremova draws cute cats to go with her coffees. Each cat seems to come straight out of the cup, which gives it a unique flavor every time.

November 8, 2016
Imaginary destinations by José Galant
Imaginary destinations by José Galant

José Galant is a Spanish artist. In his series Imaginary Destinations, he took people from the 19th century and let them meet futuristic installations and surroundings.

November 3, 2016
Money coins engraved with floral patterns
Money coins engraved with floral patterns

British artist Shaun Hughes uses coins as a starting point for his spectacular engravings. He creates spectacular floral patterns in a tiny space, showing a real talent for miniature art.

October 29, 2016
2D letters bent into the 3D dimension by this creative artist
2D letters bent into the 3D dimension by this creative artist

No, creating 3D typography doesn’t always involve using 3D software of extruding your letters in real life. Cyril Vouilloz, who goes by the name Ryslee, brought the third dimension by distorting his letters, and while he was at it, everything that was surrounding it.

October 13, 2016
Famous japanese prints animated using mechanical wooden frames
Famous japanese prints animated using mechanical wooden frames

Ugoita is a collective of Japanese artists who create cool and absurd artworks. This project is a take on Sharaku‘s kabuki actor portraits, using some mechanical wooden frames to animate it. The result can be seen in this cool video.

September 26, 2016
The creepy art of Kirill Semeonov
The creepy art of Kirill Semeonov

If you are feeling a bit down today, you shouldn’t look at the images in this post. Kirill Semeonov creates monsters that are a mix of zombies, skulls, and all kinds of things with strange add-ons. Add some weird situations, and you have yourself some dark art with extraordinary technical mastery.