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

May 15, 2016
Impressive quilled paper artworks by Lisa Nilsson
Impressive quilled paper artworks by Lisa Nilsson

Inspired by the Muslim carpet patterns, Lisa Nilsson created these quilled paper artworks. She works with mulberry tree paper to create complex and impressive ornaments.

April 29, 2016
Tango with Cows: cubo-futurist art by Vasily Kamenski
Tango with Cows: cubo-futurist art by Vasily Kamenski

In the early 20th century Europe, art movements were popping all over the place. Cubism, that started in France, and Futurism, from proto-fascist Italy, were two of the most famous movements. In Russia, a group of artist decided that they couldn’t decide, so they went ahead and created the cubo-futurist movement to mix both. Among […]

April 25, 2016
James Popsys creates spectacular surreal images
James Popsys creates spectacular surreal images

James Popsys is a British artist currently based in Australia. He likes to play with photos and twist it to introduce new imagery that create a new world. A good sense of humor and great Photoshop skills, that’s all it takes to create amazing art.

April 18, 2016
Lucas Levitan draws monsters into photos
Lucas Levitan draws monsters into photos

When we want to test our tablet’s drawing apps, most of us will quickly scribble things quickly, try a few pen thickness and colors, then close the app and never open it anymore. Lucas Levitan is a bit different. To test his new¬†iPad Pro and Apple Pencil, the illustrator took upon a personal challenge: drawing […]

April 12, 2016
Dotted artworks by Zhu Daoping
Dotted artworks by Zhu Daoping

When dots meet lines and watercolour, the results can be quite spectacular if the art is made by Zhu Daoping.

April 3, 2016
Extract: new artworks by Gregory Euclide
Extract: new artworks by Gregory Euclide

In his artworks, Gregory Euclide mixes organic matter and all kinds of elements into mind-blowing structures. These recent works will be displayed at the Hashimoto Gallery in San Francisco in a show titled Extract.

March 28, 2016
The typographic art prints of Mila Spasova
The typographic art prints of Mila Spasova

Mila Spasova is an artist and illustrator who creates work on all kinds of topics, often in a cute and stylish way. Among other things, she has published cute prints that feature alphabet letters or numbers. Isometric X city. T. No 26. Summer 6. U. Maze.

March 26, 2016
Concrete Architectural Sculptures by David Umemoto
Concrete Architectural Sculptures by David Umemoto

If you have ever seen brutalist architectural structures, the sculptures of David Umemoto will look familiar to you. The Canadian artist took inspiration from brutalist architecture, which can be seen in former Yugoslavia, to create concrete sculptures. Part of his process relies on using techniques that are usually used for creating multiples in order to […]

March 15, 2016
Typography city maps by Ursula Hitz
Typography city maps by Ursula Hitz

Ursula Hitz is a Swiss artist who likes to create creative city maps that are made of type. You will not be able to use these maps to find your way in any city, but it will definitly look gorgeous on your walls. Each city or place is made of the street names written in […]

March 9, 2016
When two unrelated photos meet, mashups by Stephen McMennamy
When two unrelated photos meet, mashups by Stephen McMennamy

No complicated photoshopping, just two images that collide and mix to become a new image. Poetic, beautiful, or just absurd,¬†Stephen McMennamy’s #ComboPhotos are a surreal look at a world were things that weren’t supposed to be associated are suddenly visually combined. To follow this ongoing project, you can follow the creative director’s Instagram page, or […]

March 5, 2016
The art prints of Terry Fan
The art prints of Terry Fan

If you frequently check art and illustration blogs, you probably already have seen Terry Fan’s art. His most famous series are probably the Star Wars themed ones, his animals, or his night gardeners. You can follow his work on his Facebook page. The Night Gardener – Buy it on Society6. The Night Gardener – Buy […]

March 1, 2016
The drawings of Mark Powell
The drawings of Mark Powell

Despite all the details, Mark Powell’s drawings are quite minimalist. He doesn’t use any color and usually keeps the drawings centered on one subject. The artworks become special because they are drawn on old magazine and maps, and perfectly integrate to it.

February 25, 2016
Art prints of every day objects by Paul Fuentes
Art prints of every day objects by Paul Fuentes

In Paul Fuentes world, high-heels end with ice-cream cones, a candy can become a planet, and movie titles are taken way too litteraly. The artist, who works as a graphic designer and a photographer, likes to create unexpected objects that look as absurd as they look good. Cloud Cotton Candy Planet Clockwork Orange Telephone Banana […]

February 10, 2016
Intricate hand-blown glass aquariums
Intricate hand-blown glass aquariums

Kiva Ford is an American artist with a background in scientific glassblowing, which looks kind of obvious on this specific artwork. As you can see, when he’s done creating glass instruments for labs, he goes back home and creates artistic ones that host living animals.

February 7, 2016
Surreal photo-manipulation by Lory
Surreal photo-manipulation by Lory

Laurent Rosset is both an architect and an artist. As an artist, he goes by the name Lory to create wonderful and poetic photo-manipulations. He’s also the creator of LoryStripes, an iPhone app that allows you to add 3D stripes to your photos to give it new depths.