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Smashing Gig Poster Illustrations by Munk One

Published by Daniel Nelson 4 days ago.

Munk One is a contemporary American Illustrator, Poster Artist, Political Cartoonist, and Fine Artist from California. He is well known for creating Artwork for major label musical acts and world renowned brands, recognized for their creativity. His fine art has gained much attention through many galleries both at home and abroad. He was previously the...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The Sensual Art of Amy Judd

Published by Daniel Nelson 5 days ago.

London based painter Amy Judd’s creations are a collection of sensitive silent moments; some full of whimsical intrigue, others more surreal and seductive. These paintings draw inspiration from the enchanting and imaginative relationship between women and nature found in traditional mythologies and folklores. The composition, light and positioning of the subject, creates curious images, which...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The Incredible Art of Isaac Mahow

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 weeks ago.

In today’s feature we’re presenting a magnificent artist from Zaragoza, Spain, called Isaac Mahow (full name Isaac Montañes Gil). Isaac’s main focus lies in creating large scale street art, which have made him well quite known within the street art community. But besides creating massive graffiti art and murals he also tends to switch out...

Articles, Design projects

Saltverk by Bessermachen

Published by Daniel Nelson 3 weeks ago.

Finally time for a new featured design project! And today we’re checking out “Saltverk” – A beautiful packaging project by Danish design studio Bessermachen. More information about Saltverk and their products can be found here. ” “Saltverk´s Icelandic Flake salt is the world’s only artisan salt produced with 100% geothermal energy, and one of the...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Beautiful Hand-Lettering by Adrian Iorga

Published by Daniel Nelson 3 weeks ago.

It’s been a while since we last featured a type/lettering artist. And we’ve understood that both the featured artists and the inspiration roundups are the segments most appreciated by you guys. So we will be looking into bringing back those kinds of articles more frequently. Today we’re taking a closer look at the great work...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Beautiful Portrait Drawings by Sara Golish

Published by Daniel Nelson 4 weeks ago.

Sara Golish is an emerging Canadian visual artist. Since putting pencil to paper as a toddler, she knew her passion was to become an artist. After excelling in the Windsor Center for the Creative Arts during high school, she moved to Toronto in hopes of seeking a more challenging artistic environment at an art school....

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The Art of Pat Perry

Published by Daniel Nelson 1 month ago.

Detroit-based artist/illustrator Pat Perry creates these surreal, incredibly intricate pieces of art every single day. Through cautious observation this traveling artist portrays the world as he sees it, always meticulously illustrated in his own unique style. For more of his spectacular art, I recommend checking out his portfolio as well as on Instagram & Facebook.

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Breathtaking Photography by Mikko Lagerstedt

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

Mikko Lagerstedt is a fellow Scandinavian and a self-taught fine art photographer that have been shooting since 2008. He loves to capture the simplistic Finnish landscapes in an atmospheric way, often when natural light is scarce and slower shutter speeds are necessary. Over his eight years of shooting Mikko have grown a massive following with...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Poster Illustrations by Jonathan Burton

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

Jonathan Burton is an award-winning British illustrator based in Bordeaux France, know for his original style that often combines a vintage feel with a more modern touch. Jonathan have worked with some really big name clients like TIME Magazine, The New York Times, BBC and Penguin Books. But in today’s feature we will be focusing...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Incredible Illustrations by DZO

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

Self-taught illustrator and designer DZO is a French artist that have become known for his intricate monochromatic art that often contains occult, religious and mythological elements. With just the use of a couple of pens and pencils he manages to, literally, create illustrations that are out of this world.

Articles, Interviews

Motion Spotlight 08: Erica Gorochow

Published by Daniel Højlund 2 months ago.

Erica is a very talented director, illustrator and motion designer based in New York, where she runs her own little creative studio under the banner of PepRally. She’s almost got decade of experience under her belt and has spend some time in LA and Chicago as well, working and studying before setting up in New...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The Work of Movie Poster Legend Drew Struzan

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

If you’re a frequent visitor of the site you probably know that I have a thing for movie posters. And nowadays there’s sooo many talented illustrators out there, pushing out both official and unofficial work of all the big movies that come out. But things haven’t always been that way. Back when I was growing...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The Art of James Jean

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

James Jean is an amazing Taiwanese/American visual artist that graduated from New York City’s School of Visual Arts back in 2001. His critically acclaimed illustration and fine art career has led him to create covers for various books published by DC Comics as well as collaborations with Prada, ESPN, Atlantic Records and Linkin Park.

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

Exploded-view Illustrations by Nychos

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

Austrian street artist and illustrator Nychos has a deep fascination with anatomy. Something that really comes across in his work which primarily consists of incredibly detailed cross-sections of both real and fictional beings. ” “Blending themes of morbid corporeality with the colorful, hyper-loony aesthetic descended from comics and cartoons, Nychos has developed a unique style...

Articles, Featured Studio/Designer

The work of Tyler Deeb

Published by Daniel Nelson 2 months ago.

Tyler Deeb is a self taught designer from Louisville, Kentucky, and owner of Misc. Goods Co. – A small company which produces a line of really beautiful products, all meticulously designed by Mr. Deeb himself. For a small glimpse into Tyler’s workday and to hear some of his thoughts about life as a designer, I...

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