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

September 19, 2019
Street Art in the Castle: Seth Exhibition in Bordeaux
Street Art in the Castle: Seth Exhibition in Bordeaux

Seth is a renowned street artist, previously featured on Designer Daily, whose colorful artworks have a deep impact on viewers. For this occasion, he took his art to a more classical gallery, in a French castle to be more specific. The name of the exhibition is “1, 2, 3 Soleil“, which could be translated to […]

September 18, 2019
The Surreal Art Prints of Miles Johnston
The Surreal Art Prints of Miles Johnston

Based in the UK, Miles Johnston is a young artist with a unique outlook on identity and personality. Using mostly graphite and oils, he takes on the human body and face and questions our relationship to ourselves and others. You can see his work on his website or follow him on Instagram. To support him, […]

July 23, 2019
Spectacular Light Installations by Anila Quayyum Agha
Spectacular Light Installations by Anila Quayyum Agha

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 […]

July 9, 2019
Peeta’s Amazing 3D Optical Illusions on Buildings
Peeta’s Amazing 3D Optical Illusions on Buildings

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.

July 7, 2019
The Powerful Masks of Magnhild Kennedy
The Powerful Masks of Magnhild Kennedy

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 […]

June 24, 2019
Abstract Artworks Created from Type Forms by Scott Albrecht
Abstract Artworks Created from Type Forms by Scott Albrecht

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. […]

June 17, 2019
John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues
John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues

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 […]

June 2, 2019
Graphic Design & Illustration Work by Casmic Lab
Graphic Design & Illustration Work by Casmic Lab

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 […]

May 30, 2019
Gression: a Series of Art Prints by Nathan Vieland
Gression: a Series of Art Prints by Nathan Vieland

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.

May 28, 2019
“Not Longer Life”: Famous Still Life Paintings Reinterpreted with Modern Packaging Standards
“Not Longer Life”: Famous Still Life Paintings Reinterpreted with Modern Packaging Standards

“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 […]

May 26, 2019
A Building Unzipped by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week
A Building Unzipped by Alex Chinneck at Milan Design Week

This gigantic unzipped fa├žade 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.

May 24, 2019
The Spectacular Music Scores of George Crumb
The Spectacular Music Scores of George Crumb

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.

May 21, 2019
INTI’s Gigantic Mural Art Adds Some Poetry to the Streets
INTI’s Gigantic Mural Art Adds Some Poetry to the Streets

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.

May 16, 2019
The Melting Ceramics of Livia Marin (Salvador Dali would have loved it)
The Melting Ceramics of Livia Marin (Salvador Dali would have loved it)

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.

April 29, 2019
Gregory Grozos Creates Amazing Miniature Worlds Using Old Pocket Watches (I Love the Mechanisms)
Gregory Grozos Creates Amazing Miniature Worlds Using Old Pocket Watches (I Love the Mechanisms)

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 […]