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Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.

January 11, 2019
Displates: artistic metal posters that will not destroy your walls
Displates: artistic metal posters that will not destroy your walls

Finding the right art to decorate your home is not as easy as it could first sound. On the Internet, there are plenty of websites where you can purchase posters, but most just don’t have a very creative selection as they try to sell images that were already popular. On top of that, plenty posters […]

December 27, 2018
The Dark and Colorful Art of Michael Reeder
The Dark and Colorful Art of Michael Reeder

There is something Klimt-esque about Reeder’s art. The mix of realistic faces and skulls in black and white with bold colors, patterns, and geometric shapes, gives life to a type of street art nouveau. Based in Dallas, Texas, Michael Reeder was influenced from early on by street art. Although he still creates murals, his work […]

December 18, 2018
Decorating your walls has never been so easy, thanks to Displate
Decorating your walls has never been so easy, thanks to Displate

Choosing what to hang on your walls for decoration can be tougher than it seems. Finding out how to hang it can also be problematic, as most art hanging techniques will damage your walls. Enters Displate! Displates are a new kind of wall art for your home. A Displate is a magnet-mounted metal print that […]

November 27, 2018
Tim Klein mixes Puzzle Pieces to create Surreal Artworks
Tim Klein mixes Puzzle Pieces to create Surreal Artworks

The creative process knows no technical limits, contemporary artists have been proving it by using all kinds of cool digital techniques to innovate and create new types of artworks. Some artists, like Tim Klein, prefer to use techniques that are known for creating images, and give it a new twist. In this case, the artist […]

November 26, 2018
Lesha Limonov wants to sell shredded postcards in museums
Lesha Limonov wants to sell shredded postcards in museums

Brilliant art performance, marketing stunt, or sabotage? I’ll let you be the judge of Banksy’s recent actions when he planned and perfectly executed the destruction of one of his auctionned work. What is sure for now is that he made a very strong impression with this happening. Many memes were created on the Internet, products […]

October 18, 2018
Beautiful: Origami meets Dance
Beautiful: Origami meets Dance

Pauline Loctin, aka Miss Cloudy, is a paper artist whose work is largely inspired by the Japanese art of origami. The movement she can create with folded paper seems to be a math in heaven for dancers. In this interdisciplinary project, the artist collaborated with photographer Melika Dez to create stunning visuals.

August 24, 2018
Russia in the future: a preview by Evgeny Zubkov
Russia in the future: a preview by Evgeny Zubkov

What will Russia be like in the future? Evgeny Zubkov explored the topic in his own artistic way, trying to imagine scenes from the years 2046 and 2077. Apparently, Russian grannies will still be wearing headscarves, but they may very well have to feed a different kind of bird. More worrying are the scenes with […]

August 13, 2018
The mysterious worlds of Kunito Nagaoka’s engravings
The mysterious worlds of Kunito Nagaoka’s engravings

Kunito Nagaoka is a Japanese printmaker with a long career as an artist. Born in 1940, he grew up and studied art in his country, then lived in Berlin, Germany, for 20 years. Now, he teaches art in a Fine Art school in Kyoto. Nagaoka’s work is full of mystery, often involving landscape that include […]

July 20, 2018
The wood sculptures of Eyevan Tumbleweed
The wood sculptures of Eyevan Tumbleweed

Eyevan Ewing, also know by his artist name “Eyevan Tumbleweed“, is an artist based in California. He creates wonderful and lively sculptures using wood he finds in his strolls in nature. Working using a trial-and-error method, he designs without a plan some sculptures are very expressive and seem to come straight out of the woods.

May 4, 2018
Mini People in the Jungle: beautiful grayscale illustrations by Dawid Planeta
Mini People in the Jungle: beautiful grayscale illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta is a graphic design, illustrator, and artist from Poland. One of his most prominent work recently is his series of illustration titled “Mini People in the Jungle“. It features dark, colorless scenes with gigantic animals with glowing eyes. As one could have guessed, the artist’s inspiration comes from the dark side, from his […]

March 22, 2018
Banksy is in New York, take a look at his new work
Banksy is in New York, take a look at his new work

Banksy is back and apparently he is in New York. The most famous street artist in the world didn’t lose what made him a celebrity: a strong sense of satire and a powerful graphics. In this post you can discover a few of his recent New York work, for more you’ll have to go for […]

March 21, 2018
Sad skeletons and surrealist scenes: the art of Muretz
Sad skeletons and surrealist scenes: the art of Muretz

Brazilian artist Muretz is most famous for his street art in large format. In his work, you can meet a lot of skeletons, mostly sad ones. With a large exposure of his work in the streets and on social media, Muretz also made himself a name beyond the streets and his work was on display in art galleries […]

March 15, 2018
Pop-Art landmarks: the rise of pop art and its legacy
Pop-Art landmarks: the rise of pop art and its legacy

The 1950s was a turning point in the world of art. In fact, the decade arguably witnessed more transformation than it had in the previous 500 years. Popular culture as we know it was beginning to take shape, as early globalisation and the cementing of modern capitalism drove demand for more life-enhancing products and services. […]

January 26, 2018
An anatomic armchair by Jade T. Cho
An anatomic armchair by Jade T. Cho

On Designer Daily, we have already featured the anatomy of gadgets or the evolution of type, two projects that revealed a supposed anatomy or evolution of objects and type. Obviously, we were delighted upon discovering the anatomic armchair by Jade T. Cho. The young designer from Korea took a vintage armchair and exposed some bones […]

December 5, 2017
Illustrations of microbes as a form of art, a look at Ernst Haeckel’s work
Illustrations of microbes as a form of art, a look at Ernst Haeckel’s work

When Ernst Haeckel drew the illustrations of microbes, he was doing it for science, to help to introduce the world to micro-organisms. Little did he know that his illustrations would be compiled in a book by one of the largest art publishers in the world: Taschen. However, once you take a look at pages from […]