Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
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. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Yang Yongliang is a Chinese artist based in Shanghai. He has a background of traditional Chinese art, such as calligraphy or painting, that started from a very early age. He pursued further art education at Hong-Kong Chinese and Shaghai Fine Arts Institute. He turned this knowledge into something new using modern digital art techniques. His work has […]
What happens when a talented designer, architect, and 3D artist combines her passion for baking cakes with her professional skills? The answer is in pictures in this post, with one of the latest creations by Dinara Kasko, a designer gone pastry artist. Thanks to the power of the Internet, this Ukrainian housewife mashed up her […]
Inspired by famous Austrian painter, photographer Inge Prader took upon herself to recreate it by designing a scene and photographing it. The results are stunning, with more than just a copycat feeling, but a really new artistic perspective on Gustav Klimt’s most famous paintings.
Curtis Talwst Santiago creates tiny worlds that fit inside jewelry boxes. If you are as clumsy as I can be when it comes to handycraft, you can only be in awe in front of this artist’s work.
Lebano-Brasilian designer and artist Camille Kachani creates artworks that are somewhere in between a sculpture and a furniture. Her wooden installations all look like nature is coming back and the wood starts to live again. You can check more on her portfolio website.
The Han Bu Shu by Mori Yuzan was published in 1919, it presents a wonderful collection of patterns of waves. The artist, who lived and worked in Kyoto, is known for his painting and print work in the Nihonga style. You can discover the full book on the Internet Archive and get inspired by the […]
If you think socks are just something you wear for protecting your feet from the cold and from friction in your shoes, think again! Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a long history of stealing the show by wearing shiny socks (while still wearing a suit), the New York Times even wrote an article on […]
Luisa Azevedo is still a student of multimedia art in Portugal, but her work has already been making rounds on the Internet. He creative composition mix objects to create dreamy, surrealist scenes.
In these award-winning ads, Ogilvy Chicago created the bottom part of several famous art portraits. These complements to the artworks were designed to promote a shoes brand, Kiwi.
If you needed a proof that doodling can be an art, any drawing by Visoth Kakvei should convince you. This Cambodian artist takes his doodle to a whole new level using symbols, details and perspective. You can follow more of his work on his Instagram account.
When he is not at his day job as a senior designer at Louise Fili Ltd, Nick Misani keeps designing and works on his personal projects. The most noticeable of these side projects is probably Fauxsaics, a collection of typographic prints that simulate the mosaics effect.
Inspired by Gothic and Islamic architectural patterns, Eric Standley’s layered laser-cutting are just stunning. The artist stacks cutted paper on top of each other to enter a third dimension.