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

January 6, 2015
Body paintings that turn the human body into animal wildlife
Body paintings that turn the human body into animal wildlife

Shannon Holt is a body painter, that means she uses the human body as a canvas for her creations. With all its asperities, the skin isn’t an easy medium to paint on, but it also offers the opportunity to create some sense of ledge. With her “Florida wildlife” series, Holt created animal portraits that took […]

January 5, 2015
Folded paintings by Marcelo Daldoce
Folded paintings by Marcelo Daldoce

Marcelo Daldoce creates paintings of a new kind. He paints women stuck into polygonal structures, then folds the paintings in a way that reinforces the polygonal structure and gives some depth to the painting. These paintings, or should I say sculptures, are a really good example of the close relationship between the visual effects and […]

January 2, 2015
Paper-cutting art with an amazing level of details
Paper-cutting art with an amazing level of details

Clumsy people like myself can only be impressed by paper-cutting artists. The skills, patience and dedication this type of art requires is just beyond anything I could imagine doing. No wonders I’m deeply impressed by the works of Hudson Valley based artist Maude White. The artist loves playing with negative space, cutting out some pieces […]

Street art inspired by its environment by JPS
Street art inspired by its environment by JPS

UK-based artist JPS likes to create street art in random locations, taking advantage of what he finds on the spot. Like many street artists he was inspired by Banksy and you can feel it in his work. It goes so far that JPS’ started to paint on walls after seeing Banksy’s museum exhibition. This even […]

December 29, 2014
Illustrator Sebastien Del Grosso interacts with his drawings
Illustrator Sebastien Del Grosso interacts with his drawings

French illustrator S├ębastien Del Grosso did an awesome series of illustrations combined with photographic self-portraits. These pictures, in which he really interacts in a humorous way with the drawings, are a great way to express the artist’s love/hate relationship with his drawings. The artist, who is also a good photographer, even took the time to […]

December 28, 2014
Recycled textiles sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf
Recycled textiles sculptures by Hoda Zarbaf

Hoda Zarbaf is an artist based in Toronto. His work involves a lot of recycled textiles like old crochets, used socks, pre-owned t-shirts and more to create organic looking sculptures and installations. In his recent series of work, the womand is always at the center, often in intimate positions. Hoda shows these women in different […]