Art is always one of the best sources of inspiration for designers.
Based in Hebden Bridge, Yorkshire, Pippa Dyrlaga cuts each of her artworks in one sheet of paper. Her complex drawings transform a white page into a landscape filled with plants, animals, and strange characters. The artist starts by drawing each piece upside-down before cutting it. She then turns it to paint the details.
Pappas Pärlor is the pseudonym of Johan Karlgren, a Swedish artist, for his street art activities. On his Instagram account, he regularly shares his latest work. His pieces are often contextual, involving popular culture characters and a lot of humor.
With his delicate drawings and surreal themes, Armando Veve creates illustrations for large magazines and brands all around the world. Based in Philadelphia, the artist and illustrator designs subtle pieces that he displays on his website or on his Instagram account.
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 […]
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, […]
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.