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

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.

September 18, 2016
Alice in Wonderland illustrated by Salvador Dali
Alice in Wonderland illustrated by Salvador Dali

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 […]

September 9, 2016
Abused porcelain by Laurent Craste
Abused porcelain by Laurent Craste

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”.

September 6, 2016
Funny and poetic scenes by Jorge Miranda
Funny and poetic scenes by Jorge Miranda

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.

August 30, 2016
Nest houses made of living trees by Patrick Dougherty
Nest houses made of living trees by Patrick Dougherty

What if we didn’t evolve from monkeys, but from birds? Patrick Dougherty, an artist from North Carolina, seems to have evolved from a bird, as he constantly installs giant nests everywhere.

August 27, 2016
Street art that adapts to its environment
Street art that adapts to its environment

Ernest Zacharevic obviously thinks that being a great artist is not enough, it should be fun for him and for passer-bys. The street artist creates pieces that interact with their environment, and these are definitively entertaining.

August 5, 2016
Project Wetbrush: a new 3D painting software by Adobe and NVIDIA
Project Wetbrush: a new 3D painting software by Adobe and NVIDIA

If you enjoy seeing new, exciting, technology emerge, I have good news for you. Project Wetbrush is the latest preview on the way artists and designers will work in the future. Together, Adobe and NVIDIA have been working on largely improving digital painting by making it a much more realistic experience. This new software was unveiled by […]

August 3, 2016
Mandalas created with objects found in rivers
Mandalas created with objects found in rivers

Matt W. Moore is an incredibely productive artist whose work takes many forms: vectors, typography, murals, mandalas,… he can do it all! One of his less conventional piece is this series of mandalas created with objects – rocks, wood,… – found in rivers. With a lot of patience and work, Matt turned those into spectacular […]