Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
Swedish illustrator Simon Stalenhag takes a look at our relationship to technology in his worrying work. People just like you or me are confronted to new technological realities in what looks like a dystopian future. The illustrations look like our world, so we can still relate to it despite the extra-technological display.
As his name suggests, Olafur Eliasson is an artist from Northern Europe based in Berlin, Germany. I only discovered recently one of his earlier project: Your House. Your House is a concept book that was released as an artistic project and published by the Library Council of the Museum of Modern Art back in 2006. The […]
Lizabeth Rossoff took her chance to create a contemporary version of the beautiful terracota warriors from Xi’An, in China. The American artist replaced the warriors with some pop culture characters like Mickey, Spiderman, and friends…
Born in 1948 and still working on his art in Japan, Ray Morimura is a talented wood engraver who built a unique style throughout the years. He started out as an abstract painter and turned to figurative prints later in his career. His artworks use complex patterns to create a sens of depth rarely seen […]
Artist Michael Beitz takes every day objects or furniture, extends it and distorts it to turn it into some spectacular, unusual objects. In his own way, he gives life to inanimated things by adding some dynamism.
More often used in children books, pop-ups are still fascinating for adults, especially when they are innovative like the ones Tauba Auerbach designs. The artist used the technique to create a giant pop-up book that reveals complex geometric forms. There are six impressive paper sculptures in the book, built in partnership with PrintedMatter. You can get […]
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.
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 […]
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.
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 […]
When dots meet lines and watercolour, the results can be quite spectacular if the art is made by Zhu Daoping.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]