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

April 5, 2019
Not Your Ordinary Matchbox Art: Drunk Cats at the Bar
Not Your Ordinary Matchbox Art: Drunk Cats at the Bar

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 […]

March 26, 2019
Miniature Birds Created with Paper and Watercolors
Miniature Birds Created with Paper and Watercolors

Vaishali Chudasama and Nayan are two designers based in Ahmedabad, India. Vaishali works as an illustrator, while Nayan is an interior designer. Together, they run an Etsy shop that sells some impressive paper cutted birds. Each papercut takes from four to eight hours to create, which is quite fast when you take the level of […]

March 22, 2019
Rides of the Wild: digital art by Frédéric Müller (don’t miss the hippo)
Rides of the Wild: digital art by Frédéric Müller (don’t miss the hippo)

Put a Tiger in your tank! This vintage ad slogan by Esso could very well have been the inspiration for this digital art series by Frédéric Müller. Müller, a digital artist based in Lucerne, Switzerland, takes inspiration from the car’s design to imagine what wild animal could be behind the wheel. He transformed the cars […]

March 14, 2019
The Stunning Crochet Sculptures of Caitlin McCormack
The Stunning Crochet Sculptures of Caitlin McCormack

When someone mentions crochet in a conversation, chances are that your first thoughts are for an old lady who seems to be doing it all the time. Caitlin McCormack does another type of crochet! Although she is a cat lady, she is well under eighty, and her art is far from traditional. Firstly, the American […]

March 4, 2019
The Surreal Line-art Illustrations of Pablo Amargo
The Surreal Line-art Illustrations of Pablo Amargo

Who said you need loads of colors and complicated drawings to create stunning illustration? Certainly not Pablo Amargo, a Spanish-born artist who specializes in newspaper comics. He did, however, take that art to a whole new level, blending scenes with characters in a unique way. Most of Amargo’s work is published in newspapers worldwide, but […]

February 14, 2019
Vera Shimunia Embroiders Stunning Landscapes by Hand
Vera Shimunia Embroiders Stunning Landscapes by Hand

Based in St-Petersburg, Russia, Vera Shimunia creates impressive artworks using only a needle and various threads. This unique artist creates amazing landscapes that she sells on her Etsy Shop.

February 1, 2019
Keith Haring and His Contributions to Art
Keith Haring and His Contributions to Art

Born on 14th May in Reading, Pennsylvania, Keith Haring is one of the 20th-century artists who brought various elements of culture into the galleries and museums through his drawings. In most of his drawings, Haring drew his inspiration from locally based techniques such as graffiti and murals. He would create stunning images that portrayed various […]

January 25, 2019
14 Mosaics of Eustachi’s Anatomical Engravings
14 Mosaics of Eustachi’s Anatomical Engravings

Artist and sculptor John T. Unger is familiar with great art projects. His most famous feature is probably his lighting bowl sculpture art, but he has been working on mosaic pieces for quite a while now. One of his most recent projects is the “Anatomy set in Stone” series. A collection of 17 spectacular mosaics […]

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 […]