Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
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.
Philip Jackson’s sculptures are somewhat intimidating, yet amazingly poetic. Disover the artist’s work on his website.
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 […]
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If one artist had to illustrate a trippy book like “Alice in Wonderland”, it had to be Salvador Dali. The trippiest of all artist did actually create twelve illustration for Caroll’s most famous book, that’s one illustration per chapter. The book was recently republished to commemorate the 150th anniversary of one of the most popular […]
You all know how delicate and fragile porcelain is. Laurent Craste knows it too, and he works on that to create tortured pieces of porcelain in his series “Abuse”.
Jorge Miranda creates cute scenes that mix tiny paper figures with every day objects. In black and white, he creates poetic and funny atmospheres that you’ll enjoy for sure.