Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
No complicated photoshopping, just two images that collide and mix to become a new image. Poetic, beautiful, or just absurd, Stephen McMennamy’s #ComboPhotos are a surreal look at a world were things that weren’t supposed to be associated are suddenly visually combined. To follow this ongoing project, you can follow the creative director’s Instagram page, or […]
If you frequently check art and illustration blogs, you probably already have seen Terry Fan’s art. His most famous series are probably the Star Wars themed ones, his animals, or his night gardeners. You can follow his work on his Facebook page. The Night Gardener – Buy it on Society6. The Night Gardener – Buy […]
Despite all the details, Mark Powell’s drawings are quite minimalist. He doesn’t use any color and usually keeps the drawings centered on one subject. The artworks become special because they are drawn on old magazine and maps, and perfectly integrate to it.
In Paul Fuentes world, high-heels end with ice-cream cones, a candy can become a planet, and movie titles are taken way too litteraly. The artist, who works as a graphic designer and a photographer, likes to create unexpected objects that look as absurd as they look good. Cloud Cotton Candy Planet Clockwork Orange Telephone Banana […]
Kiva Ford is an American artist with a background in scientific glassblowing, which looks kind of obvious on this specific artwork. As you can see, when he’s done creating glass instruments for labs, he goes back home and creates artistic ones that host living animals.
Laurent Rosset is both an architect and an artist. As an artist, he goes by the name Lory to create wonderful and poetic photo-manipulations. He’s also the creator of LoryStripes, an iPhone app that allows you to add 3D stripes to your photos to give it new depths.
Scenes with miniature people are popular nowadays, many artists have taken upon this art to create miniature worlds. However, none of these artists is as dedicated to this craft as Tatsuya Tanaka. The Japanese artist releases a new scene every day on his miniature calendar and on his Instagram account.
We already featured Polish artist Jacek Yerka on Designer Daily last year for his surreal landscapes. Still surrealist, his four sided landscapes get an inception-like touch to mess with your mind. Each of these landscapes looks like a little world in a room. A little kitschy, the paintings feature tons of details that help you […]
No need to go to the museum to see good art, just head out to the streets and you might get a chance to see some great street art. Here are a few examples. 1. Singing Levalet specializes in using what’s on site to create art, he succeeded once again. This piece can be seen […]
Lorenz Stöer is a German artist who lived most of his life in the 16th century. His major work as an engraving artist is the series published about perspective and geometric shapes, you can see some of these woodblock prints in the current blog post. The artist was heavily influenced in his craft by another German […]
Seth Clark is a graphic designer currently based in Pittsburgh. He still works as a print designer, but it’s his collage work that really caught our attention. Clark discovered this craft while earning his BFA in graphic design at the Rhode Island School of Design. Art has now become the center of Clark’s activity, he […]
Victor Enrich is a fine artist from Barcelona, in Spain. He is self-taught and works mostly with photography and digital art. Looking at his work, one would think that he could have made a good career in architecture. For over ten years now, his work has revolved around the city with various projects that took new […]
Armed with cutters, knives, cissors, paper, wood, and a lot of patience, Rosa de Jong creates impressive tiny houses that she keeps in small glass test tubes. It’s not obvious on the studio pictures, but you can see on the photos of her working that the houses and other structures are really tiny. This ongoing […]
Framing can be an art by itself. The necessary craft needed to build frames that go along with paintings is a delicate and demanding one. In a way, it must be somewhat frustrating to do framing as you have to stay with the same shapes that just go around the art. Darry Cox just decided that […]
Ana Teresa Barboza is a new kind of visual artist. She takes a craft traditionally used to create clothes, knitting, and turns it into a medium for wall art. Her pieces are framed and hung on the walls, but often feel the need to rush out of the frame. The Peruvian artist mimicks patterns of nature […]