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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. […]
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 […]
Brazilian artist Muretz is most famous for his street art in large format. In his work, you can meet a lot of skeletons, mostly sad ones. With a large exposure of his work in the streets and on social media, Muretz also made himself a name beyond the streets and his work was on display in art galleries […]
An illustration is a versatile means of expressing a message. Used in web design, illustration helps to provide a visual representation or example of what is being shared, making it a message clear. It also offers an attractive or aesthetic element to a website. If you’re using illustration to add to your website, using it […]
If you are a reader of notorious magazines such as Wired, Entrepreneur Magazine, LeMonde, Die Zeit and New Scientist, you may have already stumbled upon Andrea Ucini’s work. If you are like me, you were probably charmed by the surreal scenes depicted by the artist, as well as the considerable amount of poetry Ucini puts in […]
Vectors are an effective way of creating online illustrations which can be blown up to large sizes without losing quality. If you’ve ever looked at an image and believed it would look great as a vector, but wondered where to start, these helpful tips are for you. When working with a vector program, your first […]
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 […]
Fabulous Cat Papers is an Etsy shop with tons of amazing notebook covers, some of which include gorgeous embroidery that enhance the drawings. We have also found some of the best blouse embroidery designs from embdesigntube.
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 […]
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 […]
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 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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]