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Discover the best illustrators in our regular features.

August 24, 2016
Illustrations and posters by Jee-ook Choi
Illustrations and posters by Jee-ook Choi

Korean illustrator Jee-ook Choi has made herself a name in the world of illustration. Her surreal worlds create a charming environment that convinced the organizers of the BIFAN festival to commission her to create posters for the festival. The posters she designed for the festival are just fantastic, with simple lines and two prominent colors, […]

August 17, 2016
Anti-alcohol advertising posters from the Soviet era
Anti-alcohol advertising posters from the Soviet era

Soviet Russia was a failure in many aspects, but there is one thing they did right: posters! This series of advertising posters to fight alcoholism are another good example of the great work done by the Russian designers of the time to design good posters.

August 11, 2016
Winners of the World Illustration Awards 2016
Winners of the World Illustration Awards 2016

The Association of Illustrators organizes a yearly award for the best illustration work published worldwide. This year, two Korean illustrators won both the professional award, won by Jimin Kim, and the New Talent award, won by Jungho Lee. Hand-drawn illustration book made using graphite and charcoal by Jimin Kim.

July 12, 2016
The illustrative work of Stefan Glerum
The illustrative work of Stefan Glerum

Inspired by a mix of several twentieth century art movements, Stefan Glerum’s illustrations are both colorful and subtle, often playing with isometric perspective. The Dutch illustrator works for a wide range of international clients, which is the best proof of his success.

July 5, 2016
100 views of Tokyo by Shinji Tsuchimochi
100 views of Tokyo by Shinji Tsuchimochi

You probably have heard of the 36 views of the Mt. Fuji by Hokusai before, or at least you know the most famous piece of the series: the Great Wave off Kanagawa. The work of the master of ukiyo-e has inspired plenty of artist to create series of prints on a topic or a place. […]

June 19, 2016
Illustrations and posters by Julei
Illustrations and posters by Julei

Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, Justina Leisyte is a talented illustrator who creates colorful artworks. Her work can be seen on her Behance page, where she goes by the name Julei.

June 16, 2016
Fernando Reza creates posters for movies that never happened
Fernando Reza creates posters for movies that never happened

Unfortunately, not all great movies saw the light. Some movie projects with great film directors were predicted, but never happened for one reason or another. But what if these movies were filmed? What would the promotional posters look like? Illustrator and poster designer Fernando Reza tried to answer that question by taking on the project […]

June 13, 2016
Simon Stalenhag’s visions of a Brave New World
Simon Stalenhag’s visions of a Brave New World

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.

June 3, 2016
Brecht Vandenbroucke draws satirical illustrations about social media
Brecht Vandenbroucke draws satirical illustrations about social media

Social media has become so overwhelming in our daily lives, it’s hard to not see the downsides of our online presence and its influence in our real life. Brecht Vandenbroucke, a Belgian illustrator, takes a critical look at the consumerism and cynism of social media.

May 16, 2016
Art by T. Wei
Art by T. Wei

Based in New Zealand, illustrator T Wei doesn’t give much information about himself (or herself) online. Regular updates are given on this Tumblr. You can also buy prints on INPRNT or discover the artist’s work on this Behance page.

April 18, 2016
Lucas Levitan draws monsters into photos
Lucas Levitan draws monsters into photos

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 […]

April 11, 2016
Penguin’s Shakespeare series redesigned for the best
Penguin’s Shakespeare series redesigned for the best

Penguin did it again. The publisher redesigned one of their popular book series that includes Shakespeare’s classics. Layout-wise, the covers feature a simple yet elegant design, with a minimalist approach to the title and other typographic elements. The big change comes from the illustrations, prominently displayed in the bottom part of the cover. Graphic designer and […]

March 29, 2016
Russell Walks creates alternative poster art with Star Wars iconography
Russell Walks creates alternative poster art with Star Wars iconography

The Force is with Russell Walks. The talented American illustrator seems to have some extra powers when it comes to create stunning illustrations and poster art. He can already be proud of an impressive list of prestigious clients that include Paramount, Time Warner, or Marvel, among others. For these clients, he specializes in creating alternative […]

March 28, 2016
The typographic art prints of Mila Spasova
The typographic art prints of Mila Spasova

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.

March 22, 2016
Studio Ghibli animates the oldest manga in the world
Studio Ghibli animates the oldest manga in the world

The Choju-jinbutsu-giga represents animal caricatures from the 7th century, it is usually referred as the first manga every published. Famous for its movies like Totoro or Chihiro, Studio Ghibli created a small advertisement that animates this historic manga, which was a pretty big deal in Japan. Via Ukiyo-e blog.