Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
Born in Pakistan, Anila Qayyum Agha gets a big part of her inspiration from the traditional art of her country. She is now based in Indianapolis, USA, where she teaches art and creates powerful installations. Her light-based installations look stunning, thanks to Islamic-style cuttings that are projected with the light against the walls, which gives […]
If Escher was a street artist, his work could have looked like the impressive murals that Italian artist Peeta creates. Using a graffiti style and 3D techniques, the street artist extends the depth of buildings and gives them a surreal touch. Discover more work on Peeta’s website.
Magnhild Kennedy is a Norwegian artist who creates stunning artworks mixing fashion and design. On her website Damselfrau, she shares her powerful masks, a series of mysterious creations designed using lace, ribbon, sequins and antique clothes. The artist’s masks could be described as wearable sculptures, as they look as they were designed for some pagan […]
As a graphic designer by formation, Scott Albrecht has developed an interest for typography. He uses this passion for type in his artworks by rearranging typographic forms of various colors and shapes to design jazzy abstract compositions. The artist works only with wood to create a depth to his work and a more warm texture. […]
Based in UK, John Holcroft is a talented illustrator who works for commission projects for all kinds of publishers, such as the BBC, the Wall Street Journal, or the Guardian. When he is not working for these clients, the artist takes his talent to personal projects and creates powerful illustration that should resonate with any […]
With their illustrative style mixing bold colors, flat surfaces and geometric shapes, Casmic Lab creates unique art that perfectly integrates into any design. The design studio, founded in 2006 by Amadeo Castroviejo and Roser Miquel, works with a wide range of international clients that are certainly delighted with the results. You can also find some […]
With an illustrative style that mixes comics, scientific drawings, tarot cards, and famous artistic references, Nathan Vieland creates spectacular art prints that he sells on InPrnt. The Gression series of illustrations particularly got my attention because of the surreal mix of technological elements and natural sciences drawing breakdowns.
“Not Longer Life” is a series of reinterpretation of famous still life paintings. Obviously, there is a twist to these new looks at these artworks. In these dead still life paintings, the fruits and other items are packed with plastic, thus highlighting the absurdity of modern packaging. The absurdity of the packages is the most […]
This gigantic unzipped façade was spotted in Milan during the design week festival. It was the work of Alex Chinneck, a British sculptor and artist who commonly creates surreal real-life scenes. The zipping of this traditional Milanese building reveals the interior, allowing you to see a dreamy world inside.
George Crumb is an Avant-Garde composer who became famous for his music (obviously). However, his music scores could also have been at the root of his fame, the composer takes a lot of time to be creative with his music score, giving it a visual representation.
There is no such thing as a too big wall for INIT. The Chilean street artist enjoys creating on very large surfaces, adding poetry to otherwise greyish and boring landscapes. Using very contrasting styles and color schemes, INIT’s mural art sends a message accross in a very subtle way while enchanting the cities.
Livia Marin’s teapots and cups seem to come out of a Salvador Dali painting. The Chile-born artist created these with a mix of resin, ceramic, and transfer patterns, making it look like it melted in a very unusual fashion.
Gregory Grozos uses old pocket watches as the setting for his miniature scenes, creating entire worlds in a tiny space. Although many of these scenes have topics related to time, it is not the only concern of the artist, and he also creates nice interiors. The Cyprus-based artist sells his creations on Etsy, but he […]
If one asked me to describe Aakash Nihalani’s work in one sentence, I’d say that the New York-based artist turns flat, boring surfaces into geometric portals, thus creating a new world of possibilities. Using conventional art-making material, such as tape, scissors, vinyl, paint, and paper, Nihalani can transform any flat surface to make it look […]
On the Internet, there are two types of content that people never seem to get tired of: cats doing silly stuff and drunk people doing even sillier stuff. These premisces set, you can easily imagine the viral potential of these illustrations of drunk cats doing silly things. These matchboxes with a vintage look-and-feel illustrative style […]