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Discover the best illustrators in our regular features.

June 17, 2019
John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues
John Holcroft Illustrates the Modern World’s Societal Issues

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 […]

June 12, 2019
Exclusive: Free Electronic Devices Icons
Exclusive: Free Electronic Devices Icons

We are happy to release this great set of FREE electronic device icons. To download it, just subscribe to our blog using the form in the sidebar and confirm your subscription. The download link will then be available in every blog update until we change for another one, so this one will not be available […]

June 7, 2019
Planet Mercury Comics by Butcher Billy
Planet Mercury Comics by Butcher Billy

Butcher Billy is an illustrator based in Curitiba, Brazil. He creates powerful illustrations in a comic book style and has a real talent for creating a vintage look-and-feel in his art. One of his most popular illustration series is this Planet Mercury work. In it, the artist integrated rockstar Freddy Mercury into comics covers and […]

June 3, 2019
Cute Branding for European Sushi Kiosks
Cute Branding for European Sushi Kiosks

When choosing Without for its branding, Sushi Daily made an excellent decision. The London-based design studio did a great job with the branding, using simple illustrations and typography to create a friendly logo that can easily be declined in many variations. The basic logo is very subtle, the hair of the woman illustrated look like […]

June 2, 2019
Graphic Design & Illustration Work by Casmic Lab
Graphic Design & Illustration Work by Casmic Lab

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 […]

May 30, 2019
Gression: a Series of Art Prints by Nathan Vieland
Gression: a Series of Art Prints by Nathan Vieland

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.

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 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 13, 2019
Vintage Bulgarian Poster for the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse
Vintage Bulgarian Poster for the Prevention of Alcohol Abuse

“30% of the criminal acts in the country are happening under the influence of alcohol”, this is the text on this powerful advertising against alcohol abuse in mid-1980s Bulgaria. Using the reflection in the bottle, the designer hinted at the violence by making the reflection in the shape of a knife that symbolizes violence. The […]

December 12, 2018
19th century fireworks illustrations from Japan
19th century fireworks illustrations from Japan

The city of Yokohama’s public library took a great initiative and digitized six ancient books dated from the 19th century. These six books depict firework designs by Jinta Hirayama, a master in this art at that time. We have selected a few designs here, the full books can be downloaded from the city of Yokohama’s […]

September 8, 2018
Illustrations of wild animals bursting out of geometric encasings
Illustrations of wild animals bursting out of geometric encasings

It’s not the first time we publish work by Filipino illustrator Kerby Rosanes on Designer Daily, we already featured some of his sketches and doodles. We will probably have to feature him again in the future, as he keeps on producing stunning work, like these animals popping out of geometric shapes. If you enjoy this […]

August 26, 2018
Paper-cuttings that illustrate how medicine works
Paper-cuttings that illustrate how medicine works

Explaining how medicine works is not always easy, and there is something about medical illustrations that makes it not very suitable for advertising. For a pharmacist based in Roma, Italy, the agency JWT Italy found a perfect solution.  They illustrated each medicine’s effect using paper-cutting with bold colors and simple line drawings. Suddenly, everything becomes very […]

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 […]

June 13, 2018
Visualizing archetypes: an infographic about heroes archetypes
Visualizing archetypes: an infographic about heroes archetypes

As designers, we work mostly with form, color, and typography to express meanings and communicate ideas, messages, or concepts. Writers also have some core tools that they use for storytelling. Archetypes are one of these tools. First described by Swiss psychologist Carl Jung, archetypes are symbolic images recognized in the collective unconscious of all people. […]

May 4, 2018
Mini People in the Jungle: beautiful grayscale illustrations by Dawid Planeta
Mini People in the Jungle: beautiful grayscale illustrations by Dawid Planeta

Dawid Planeta is a graphic design, illustrator, and artist from Poland. One of his most prominent work recently is his series of illustration titled “Mini People in the Jungle“. It features dark, colorless scenes with gigantic animals with glowing eyes. As one could have guessed, the artist’s inspiration comes from the dark side, from his […]