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Discover the best illustrators in our regular features.

October 6, 2017
What the cars of the future will look like according to kids
What the cars of the future will look like according to kids

Car designers are incredible people. They imagine new solutions and implement new technologies on a regular basis, designing with a high-level of constraints. When they are not screaming too loud, children can be pretty cool human beings as well. They are not limited by the burden of knowledge and have no limits when it comes […]

August 26, 2017
Tips and Tricks for the Best Online Animation
Tips and Tricks for the Best Online Animation

It doesn’t seem so long ago that all it took to have a stand out web presence was some great content with the right keywords and a good logo. How times have changed. These days, if you can’t catch your audience in the first couple of seconds with some eye catching animation, you have lost […]

July 26, 2017
Ha Bun Shu: a book dedicated to waves design
Ha Bun Shu: a book dedicated to waves design

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 […]

June 13, 2017
Spectacular doodling by Visoth Kakvei
Spectacular doodling by Visoth Kakvei

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.

June 11, 2017
Dreamy illustrations by Maggie Chiang
Dreamy illustrations by Maggie Chiang

Taiwanese-American illustrator Maggie Chiang creates lovely illustrations of both real and less real places. You can discover her work on her website or Instagram, but also occasionaly in exhibitions and other shows.

May 21, 2017
Inspired by Japanese prints, art by Mike Dorsey
Inspired by Japanese prints, art by Mike Dorsey

Mike Dorsey is a tattoo artist who also creates stunning artworks in the style of Japanese ukiyo-e prints. Despite the large inspiration from Middle-Age Japan, his prints keep their own specificities, because the artist includes lots of elements from modern day Western society. You can see a glimpse of his work below, but you should […]

March 21, 2017
Cute monsters and illustrations by Juan Carlos Paz
Cute monsters and illustrations by Juan Carlos Paz

Juan Carlos Paz is a talented illustrator based in Madrid, Spain. He creates imaginary creatures, often monsters, that he includes sometimes in photos. This creates some surreal scenes with gigantic, but always cute, monsters. Paz also took part in The Monster Project, an ongoing project that encourages designers and illustrator to redraw children’s drawing to […]

February 17, 2017
Illustrations that explain Arabic words’ meaning
Illustrations that explain Arabic words’ meaning

Westerners like myself often like Arabic characters for the simple reason that they look graphically pleasing. Mahmoud El Sayed, a graphic designer from Egypt, played with this and created a collection of educational illustrations that take the meaning of Arabic words litterally. By distorting each character, El Sayed makes the word look like its meaning. […]

January 17, 2017
Colorful illustrations by Nadine Kolodziey
Colorful illustrations by Nadine Kolodziey

Based Frankfurt, Germany, artist and illustrator Nadine Kolodziey’s work is very recognizable with its bold, colorful characters that are always in movement. Kolodziey takes project for all kinds of big companies and magazines, such as Google or Die Zeit, you can see more of her work on her portfolio website.

January 8, 2017
This artist creates 3D art using paper and pen only
This artist creates 3D art using paper and pen only

HustMitNavn is the pseudo of a creative Danish illustrator. He became Internet famous for his impressive illustrations where he adds an extra layer of creativity with paper manipulations that interact with his drawings.

December 20, 2016
Japanese artist Kazuaki Horitomo creates badass tattooed cats illustrations
Japanese artist Kazuaki Horitomo creates badass tattooed cats illustrations

Cats tattooing each other, this is not a scene you’re likely to witness in real life, but it’s the type of drawings you could have seen in ancient japanese prints or paintings. Kazuaki Horitomo is a tattoo artist who has been creating tattoo art for over 20 years. Aside from that, he has also drawn this […]

December 16, 2016
Corporate brands that have used illustration successfully
Corporate brands that have used illustration successfully

When you think of branding, you immediately think of a logo. There are so many big names out there that have a globally recognised brand. Coca-cola, McDonalds, Nike are a few of the ones you will know as soon as you see their logo. But how far does art and illustration go to demonstrate a […]

December 11, 2016
Guy Billout creates absurd and funny illustrations
Guy Billout creates absurd and funny illustrations

French artist and illustrator Guy Billout is a true visual poet. In his witty illustrations, he creates surreal illustrations with absurd scenes that rarely lack humour. The work of this talented artist has been often published in famous newspapers and magazine such as The New York Times or Time magazine, as well as in some […]

December 10, 2016
A nicely designed video that compiles a collection of frustrating little things
A nicely designed video that compiles a collection of frustrating little things

Appropriately named “Unsatisfying“, this short animation by Parallel Studio is an ode to all the unsatisfying little things of life. Really worth watching for the satisfying illustrative style with grainy colors and bold contour.

November 30, 2016
Retro-futuristic movie posters by Laurent Durieux
Retro-futuristic movie posters by Laurent Durieux

With a vintage style, Belgian illustrator Laurent Durieux creates impressive illustrated posters of famous movies. The drawing details, color schemes,… everything about this is wonderful.