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March 23, 2015
Spectacular black & white portraits by Boris Pelcer
Spectacular black & white portraits by Boris Pelcer

Milwaukee-based illustrator Boris Pelcer creates stunning illustrations. His portraits get lost in the stars or in intricate patterns, somewhere between dream and reality. On his portfolio, you’ll find detailed drawings carefuly designed in black and white, sometimes for personal projects, sometimes for client work.

March 14, 2015
Illustrations in context complete MOMA artworks
Illustrations in context complete MOMA artworks

New York based illustrator Christoph Niemann’s work often uses humour. We already featured him for his American illustrations, and he has often proved being very funny. His recent series at the MOMA in New York also plays with the landscape, with the artworks of the museum to be more accurate. He completes the artworks with […]

March 13, 2015
Cool illustrated stamps inspired by 3D printing
Cool illustrated stamps inspired by 3D printing

Anything related to 3D printing is usually presented as edgy, highly-technological stuff that will bring the next industrial revolution. While this is probably true, it means that visuals that relate to 3D printing are often designed to give a technological, cold look-and-feel. The illustrations created for San Marino stamps by Andy Rementer look somewhat naive, […]

February 26, 2015
Funny ads for a Russian language school
Funny ads for a Russian language school

Studying a language will most often make you feel closer to the language’s country. That’s the assertion that Russian graphic designer Ira Smolikova visualized for this brilliant advertising for the Pushkin Institute, a Russian language center. The visuals take several countries popular culture symbols and, in a few steps, turns it into a Matryoshka, the […]

February 18, 2015
Carne Griffiths creates spectacular paintings with ink and tea
Carne Griffiths creates spectacular paintings with ink and tea

Carne Griffiths has created an impressive series of portaits, using ink and tea to make some spectacular watercolor-like effects.

February 16, 2015
An illustrator fights his creations
An illustrator fights his creations

Alex Solis is a talented Chicago-based illustrator. We have already featured some of his work on Designer Daily, and he was already interacting with his illustrations. In this new series, Solis takes it a step further by fighting with his illustrations. Do not worry for the poor little drawings though, they do fight back and […]

February 11, 2015
Nintendo almost developed a Harry Potter game, here is the concept art
Nintendo almost developed a Harry Potter game, here is the concept art

Starting in 2001, EA Games released a series of Harry Potter related video games at the rythm of almost one per year. The games were first released on PC, then on Xbox, PS and Wii (pretty much in that order). What is lesser known is that, as early as 1998, Nintendo pitched a game concept […]

February 5, 2015
Bad puns illustrated by… Punny Pixels
Bad puns illustrated by… Punny Pixels

If you are like me and enjoy bad puns, you’ll love these illustrated versions of plays on words. Punny Pixels creates these illustrations that illustrate the punny side of a word or a group of words. He now has some card versions of his illustrations, so just check out his website to see more bad […]

January 26, 2015
10 awesome posters by Gabz
10 awesome posters by Gabz

Gabz is a known graphic designer, artist and illustrator who graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań with a Master’s degree in Graphic Arts and Drawing. Gabz is always aimed at keeping his work attractive, fascinating and captivating in terms of technique, colors and concept. The below given 10 awesome posters clearly justify […]

January 25, 2015
Hand-crafted pop-up books by Bozka
Hand-crafted pop-up books by Bozka

Bozka is an artist and illustrator from Warsaw, Poland. She creates stunning illustrated pop-up books. The level of details and explosion of colors is the first thing that jump at you, but each artwork does more than that by telling you a story. Everything is hand-crafted, some very technical work.

January 22, 2015
6 excellent young illustrators
6 excellent young illustrators

A designer is always seeking for inspiration and new ideas to add creativity in his/her design. To add enthusiasm to your design list, here we have 6 excellent young illustrators with fresh and innovative design techniques. Let’s get ready to be inspired! 1. Ghostco Get inspired with Matthew Woodson, whose design mostly revolve around people […]

January 21, 2015
Eliska Podzimkova creates new worlds by adding illustrations to photos of New York
Eliska Podzimkova creates new worlds by adding illustrations to photos of New York

Based in New York, Czech illustrator Eliska Podzimkova likes to draw on every day life scenes photos to add some peotry to it. On her AnimateNY Instagram account, you can follow her drawings to get some drawings that will make you smile on a regular basis. Giant animals, skiing cartoons, camera heads,… most of her […]

January 16, 2015
Paintings for ants: tiny art by Lorraine Loots
Paintings for ants: tiny art by Lorraine Loots

After publishing Taylor Maze’s little landscapes, I had to write something about Lorraine Loots and her amazing tiny paintings. The artist creates great drawings at a tiny scale, a size at which normal people cannot draw. She extended it into a project of one tiny drawing a day, and all the paintings were collected in […]

January 14, 2015
Stunning landscapes that are smaller than a pen
Stunning landscapes that are smaller than a pen

When you first look at Taylor Maze’s drawings, you may think that they are just well-drawn landscapes by a talented artist. Luckily, he took photos of it with the pens he used for his creations, which allows us to realize how amazing these tiny little artworks are.

January 13, 2015
Digital papercuts
Digital papercuts

A series of digital papercuts I made on the theme “Globalization“. The artworks are designed to look like traditional Swiss papercuts from the Pays d’Enhaut, but with a twist. Since the theme Globalization is nearly impossible to treat… globally, I chose to work on sub-theme that are related. You can view the prints bigger on […]