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Frederico Babina is an architect and illustrator from Italy. He recently created a series of illustrations that give you a quick overview of the iconic objects that made every decade of the 20th century. This is probably the quickest way to preview how our lifestyles have changed in one century.
With its bold colours and its psychedelic look-and-feel, Keiichi Tanaami’s work is quickly recognizable. Over the years – he started working as an artist in the sixties – he produced an amazing amount of art pieces that have been shown worldwide. A lesser known aspect of his work, more illustrative, is what he did for […]
Titled portraits, this series of drawings by Rachel Tribout looks more like the illustrations of her weird dreams. Seemingly taken out of a strange bestiary, the illustrations of the French artist mix animals, people, transportation systems, technological objects, and vintage stuff, among other things. You can view her other cool projects on her portfolio, and […]
Born in 1952 in New Haven, Paul Kirchner is a famous comics author who is mostly known for his strip The Bus in Heavy Metal in the seventies and eighties. He also got some fame for his illustrative work and advertising drawings, so he stopped creating comics in the nineties. In 2013, he started working for […]
Coming out of the MOCA, Carrie Liao, who is a story person at Paramount Animation, drew this picture that shows how things go at the cat museum. A funny take on modern art, and a great explanation of cats’ fascination with red lights; cats are not idiots who just chase a red dot, they are […]
For Kim Dae-Hyun, the black ink they are made of is the only matter they get to play with, so that’s what they do. If you enjoy clever uses of negative space, you’ll love the Korean artist’s work and the way he plays with it.
Iantha Naicker is a talented illustrator from South Africa. She recently did a mini-series of drawing that are beyond cute. His characters don’t want to stay still on lined paper, so they play with the lines.
Everyone knows that the Internet is made of cats, and that Youtube or Imgur would probably bankrupt if cats went extinct. But cats are not only good at making you laugh or melt with their cuteness, they also inspire artists and illustrators to create cool prints. 1. World domination for cats I’m convinced cats are […]
Working and living in Vilnius, Lithuania, Gediminas Pranckevicius is a talented illustrator and concept artist. He specializes in picture book illustration, music album cover illustration, character design, illustration for advertising and so on. For this feature, I chose to focus on my favorite part of his work, the amazing surreal landscapes he creates.
Chi Birmingham lives and works in Brooklyn, NY, where he creates bold, colorful, and often funny illustrations. He has a MFA in illustration from the School of Visual Arts of New York, but that was before he started winning awards almost yearly for his brilliant work. On the client side, Birmingham works for an impressive list […]
Karolis Strautniekas creates quickly recognizable with his flat, vintage style. He works for famous magazines like Wired or The Independant and was often awarded for his awesome work.
Ben Chen is a talented illustrator from Taiwan. He creates many t-shirt illustrations that go very popular on Threadless, but not only. You can also find his work on Flickr, where he shares some more in-depth work, with small comics and more elaborated drawings. When seeing his drawings, you can immediately guess that the man […]
Chinese artist RLoN published an impressive series of illustrations that show a powerful side of nature and animals. He chose to work with a style inspired by traditional prints, but with a modern touch. Some of the illustrations are a bit kitschy, but the drawing work is truly impressive.
Polish designer Janusz Jurek has specialized in digital art and illustration over the years. His more recent work involves a lot of generative illustration. Unfortunately, he didn’t document his working technique, so we can only take a wild guess and imagine that he works with some programming tools. In his body series, he makes lines converge […]
Durex is one of the brands who often comes up with cool and funny advertising. Many of their ads are very catchy, and use humor in a quite subtle way (most of the time). This time, an illustrator from Malaysia took on the brand’s packaging and re-imagined it with cute characters and clever cut-outs. This […]