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

September 9, 2017
Miniature Scenes Staged Inside Jewelry Boxes by Curtis Talwst Santiago
Miniature Scenes Staged Inside Jewelry Boxes by Curtis Talwst Santiago

Curtis Talwst Santiago creates tiny worlds that fit inside jewelry boxes. If you are as clumsy as I can be when it comes to handycraft, you can only be in awe in front of this artist’s work.

August 3, 2017
Humorous sculptures and furniture by Camille Kachani
Humorous sculptures and furniture by Camille Kachani

Lebano-Brasilian designer and artist Camille Kachani creates artworks that are somewhere in between a sculpture and a furniture. Her wooden installations all look like nature is coming back and the wood starts to live again. You can check more on her portfolio website.

July 26, 2017
Ha Bun Shu: a book dedicated to waves design
Ha Bun Shu: a book dedicated to waves design

The Han Bu Shu by Mori Yuzan was published in 1919, it presents a wonderful collection of patterns of waves. The artist, who lived and worked in Kyoto, is known for his painting and print work in the Nihonga style. You can discover the full book on the Internet Archive and get inspired by the […]

July 7, 2017
Chatty feet artistic box: when Feet Mondrian meets Jackson Pollsock
Chatty feet artistic box: when Feet Mondrian meets Jackson Pollsock

If you think socks are just something you wear for protecting your feet from the cold and from friction in your shoes, think again! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a long history of stealing the show by wearing shiny socks (while still wearing a suit), the New York Times even wrote an article on […]

June 30, 2017
This young Portuguese artist enjoys merging objects to create surreal scenes
This young Portuguese artist enjoys merging objects to create surreal scenes

Luisa Azevedo is still a student of multimedia art in Portugal, but her work has already been making rounds on the Internet. He creative composition mix objects to create dreamy, surrealist scenes.

June 26, 2017
This advertising campaign shows you the bottom half of famous portraits
This advertising campaign shows you the bottom half of famous portraits

In these award-winning ads, Ogilvy Chicago created the bottom part of several famous art portraits. These complements to the artworks were designed to promote a shoes brand, Kiwi.

June 13, 2017
Spectacular doodling by Visoth Kakvei
Spectacular doodling by Visoth Kakvei

If you needed a proof that doodling can be an art, any drawing by Visoth Kakvei should convince you. This Cambodian artist takes his doodle to a whole new level using symbols, details and perspective. You can follow more of his work on his Instagram account.

June 4, 2017
Fauxsaics by Nick Misani
Fauxsaics by Nick Misani

When he is not at his day job as a senior designer at Louise Fili Ltd, Nick Misani keeps designing and works on his personal projects. The most noticeable of these side projects is probably Fauxsaics, a collection of typographic prints that simulate the mosaics effect.

May 27, 2017
Layered Laser-Cut Paper artworks inspired by Architecture by Eric Standley
Layered Laser-Cut Paper artworks inspired by Architecture by Eric Standley

Inspired by Gothic and Islamic architectural patterns, Eric Standley’s layered laser-cutting are just stunning. The artist stacks cutted paper on top of each other to enter a third dimension.

May 21, 2017
Inspired by Japanese prints, art by Mike Dorsey
Inspired by Japanese prints, art by Mike Dorsey

Mike Dorsey is a tattoo artist who also creates stunning artworks in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Despite the large inspiration from Middle-Age Japan, his prints keep their own specificities, because the artist includes lots of elements from modern day Western society. You can see a glimpse of his work below, but you should […]

April 25, 2017
Spectacular sculptures made of glass and concrete by Ben Young
Spectacular sculptures made of glass and concrete by Ben Young

It’s not so common that we feature artists and designers more than once on Designer Daily. Ben Young is one of these artists whose work has been shared here previously, and that’s for a very good reason. Mixing concrete and glass, the New Zealand artist creates impressive sculptures that take you to the depths of […]

April 18, 2017
What graphic designers can take from contemporary art
What graphic designers can take from contemporary art

A graphic artist who is constantly looking for new sources of inspiration can find it in the most diverse places, from a piece of graffiti glimpsed from a train to an artist’s signature in the corner of a picture. The world of contemporary art provides a rich variety of great ideas for reasons that are […]

April 16, 2017
The wonderful illustrated Easter eggs of Dinara Mirtalipova
The wonderful illustrated Easter eggs of Dinara Mirtalipova

If you are a Christian, or if you just enjoy craft and enjoy following tradition for no religious reasons, chances are that you took the time to decorate some eggs last week. Working as an artist and illustrator in Ohio, Dinara Mirtalipova was born and raised in Uzbekistan, where the egg decoration tradition is very vivid. […]

April 15, 2017
Picasso’s artworks enter the 3rd dimension
Picasso’s artworks enter the 3rd dimension

Omar Aqil is a talented designer and 3D artist from Pakistan. One of his recent projects consists of interpreting Pablo Picasso’s artworks and recreating them in 3D. The result was titled MIMIC, a contemporary look at six Picasso artworks that allow the designer to observe how abstract figues behave in three dimension and how it […]

April 9, 2017
Still life series by Sam Kaplan
Still life series by Sam Kaplan

Sam Kaplan has a wide range of styles depending on the project he works on. The project that caught my attention the most is the Still Life series, an experiment in creating modern still lives with everyday objects neatly arranged. This series clearly made me think of a Swiss artist, Ursus Wehrli, but with a […]