Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
Pichi & Avo are the artistic duo that might finally reconciliate classic art lovers with graffiti afficionados. Their street art pieces use some classic figures and blend it into colorful graffiti texts and drawings. The results are spectacular, and often quite surreal.
In Middle-Ages Europe, especially in the Northern part, devoted people would often carry a prayer nut, an item that could be kept for praying anywhere. The object get its name from its appearance, it looks like a nut, and would often reveal details carvings, like in the pictures in this post. Some aromatic fragrances would […]
This vehicle is actually a Ford Falcon that was re-purposed into a book-carrying tank. This project, rightfully titled “Weapons of mass instruction”, was created by Buenos Aires based artist Raul Lemesoff and sponsored by 7up. The book travels with around 900 books that are distributed for free while going around Argentine’s cities and rural communities. […]
Working from Mumbai, India, Anil Saxema creates some surreal and playful scenes using Photoshop. His work is somewhat kitschy sometimes, but the ideas and execution are great anyway.
South-African artist Barbara Wildenboer likes to books pages. She does it in a mind-blowing way, by creating impressive tentacles coming out of the books in an organic structure. For that, she uses abandonned scientific books and let some words, illustrations, or sentences, pop up from these lively sculptures.
Erik Johansson was previously featured on Designer Daily for his spectacular and surrealist photo manipulations. He published some new work on his website, and I’d say that he’s getting even better at what he does. The new work is still as poetic as before, but Johansson seems to enjoy playing with perspective and buildings more […]