Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
Pirate printing is a concept invented by Berlin-based art collective Raubdruckerin (which pretty much means pirate printing in German). The artists takes their printing material with them and print anything that inspires them (and that’s usable as a printing matrix). They produce shirts and bags imprinted with manhole covers, vents, and utility grates.
Cinta Vidal is a Spanish artist who studied in Barcelona. She works on wood and creates paintings of dreamy architecture, with perspectives going wild. Her work will be on display at the Thinkspace Gallery.
A collective of Japanese artists, AUJIK, has tried to imagine what the city of Osaka would look like if its buildings grew organically. The video they released takes you through a moving landscape filled with impossible buildings that grow like any plant would in your garden.
Mr Riu takes paper cutting to the next level, thanks to his infinite patience and the use of precision tools. Call the swivel knife, this tool is commonly used for leather craft. It helps you cut more smoothly as the head can rotate 360 degrees. You can follow his work on his Instagram or on […]
Some artists work with paint, clay, or paper. Stefanie Posavec likes to use data as her raw material to work with. The UK-based designer and artist specializes in representing data using illustration, visualization tools, or art. Let’s take a look at a few of her design and art projects. Air transformed: touching air An evolving […]
Nevercrew is a Swiss street artist that creates spectacular murals around the world. You can see more of his work on DeviantArt.