Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
Missouri-based artist Larysa Bernhardt works at the intersection of art, entomology, and fashion design. This unusual mix gives some surprising results made of moth sculptures embroidered with old tapestries portraying all kinds of historical figures, botanical shapes, or animals that decorate their wings. Sold out on Etsy, the moths can still be seen on the […]
Gustave Doré. The name may not sound so familiar outside of France or engravers’ circles, but it should be more widely known by people with a knack for art. Doré is mostly known for his illustrative engraving work, often on biblical topics and displaying a stunning level of craft and an unmatched love for details. […]
Written by Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, The Library of Babel is a fascinating book that has inspired plenty of artists. In this short novel, Borges conceived a universe consisting of an enormous expanse of adjacent hexagonal rooms. In each room, there is an entrance on one wall, the bare necessities for human survival on […]
Eshel Ben-Jacob (1952-2015) was a theoretical and experimental physicist. He studied bacterial intelligence & the social behaviors of bacteria. He made 1000s of images of live bacteria & discovered how bacteria cooperate in colonies to meet challenges.
If you’ve collected a number of art prints, it’s always a challenge to display them uniquely and beautifully in your space. But displaying art prints is a matter of creativity and balance. The spacing, colors, and proportions all matter in creating an appealing and unique look for your space. Well-displayed art is crucial in achieving […]
With 444 million monthly active users on Pinterest, there’s no doubt that you can efficiently market your products and services here. Especially if you’re an artist, you can leverage this visual search engine and display all your illustrations and creativity right on this platform. However, to achieve exposure on this social media site, many artists […]
After drinking tea, regular people just throw the tea bag in the trash, or in the compost for the most eco-friendly ones. Ruby Silvious, a New York-based Philipino artist, uses them as a canvas for creating tiny and stunning pieces of art. He shares this work in a book titled “363 Days of Tea: A […]
Born in Moscow and still living and working in the Russian capital, Alexandr Krylov is an architect who transposed his profession into his art. Mixing his passions for technology, architecture, and science-fiction, he creates illustrations that represent new worlds with fantasy architecture. All of his drawings are made with traditional techniques, mostly using pencile and […]
By scale, the Indian farmer’s protest was, and still is, a historical event with no comparable social movement. Despite the impressive size of it, this nationwide protest received an underwhelming coverage, to say the least. Within the Punjabi diaspora, it was a different reaction, as plenty of oversea Indians felt sympathy for the movement. A […]
You won’t find a Wikipedia page about this somewhat elusive artist; despite the fact his profile continues to build year upon year. SN, equally inspired by nature and fantasy, is an imaginative artist. His use of contemporary mixed media artworks separates him from just about every other artist out there. SN the artist uses his […]
What do Jules Verne, Hayao Miyazaki, Frederico Fellini, Martin Scorsese, and Jean Cocteau have in common? They have all been used as inspiration to the Flying Houses project of Laurent Chehere. The French photographer gives his unique vision of Paris through the isolation of houses in the air. It gives a new, unique and poetic, […]
Anyone with Eastern European heritage will be familiar with the patterns found in NeSpoon’s street art. Looking at it, you could almost smell the tea and cakes (ok, also beer) usually found in the Eastern homes. No wonder the artist is a talented woman from Poland! Her work is rather atypical and could be described […]
In a recent project, Jose Manuel Ballester found inspiration in the very recent history of the pandemic. Starting in early 2020, we have been witnessing the emptying of all the places we were used to see as lively and dynamic. Seeing this, the artist took some of the most famous paintings of art history and […]
While ordinary people often associate street art with something destructive and damaging to the cities landscapes, we have seen countless times on Designer Daily how far this can be from the truth. Done by real artists, street art can make any street feel more welcoming. French street artist Cal’s work is just like that: inclusive […]
Few artists can boast the type of popularity that Hieronymus Bosch sill has centuries after his death. Most of the Dutch painter was quite classical in form, but he also showed off his wild imagination and in triptychs like the Garden of Earthly Delights. The strange and surreal figures that can be seen in his […]