You might have seen some of these colorized photos on the internet. Mark Twain, Amelia Earhart, a young Charlie Chaplin. It’s incredible how normal these people look because they’re no longer in black and white. Like they’re someone you could pass by on the street and not someone unreachable or from another time. Photo colorization artists use a combination of… Read the full article.
Building your brand can be one of the most exciting and challenging aspects of launching a new business — and that includes creating a logo that captures the essence of your brand in a single, memorable image. Here are a few tips every entrepreneur needs to know about creating the perfect logo. Think Like a Designer Your brand reflects not… Read the full article.
Dan Cretu obviously has a lot of fun with food, way before it gets chowed down. If you’re still reminded of how mom always tells you not to play with food, it’s time to ditch that thought. You may think that these incredibly creative food sculptures have been Photoshopped to death, but they are actually assembled the way you see… Read the full article.
Why wouldn’t we have a tiger perched on a deck overlooking the city? And why can’t a man have wings? If you are disappointed by the boring state of affairs in reality, then channel your fantasy world into hyper-realistic photographs that shock and delight yourself and everyone else. That’s what Ionut Caras has done, and is doing perfectly by twisting… Read the full article.
Often times, it’s the humblest of materials that do the greatest wonders. Don’t believe that? Just check out Zim and Zou’s meticulous, intricate, and grand works of paper art. This pair has lent their creativity and craftiness to the likes of Hermes and even the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, adding a child-like wonder and artistry to the world of… Read the full article.
There’s something about European old towns that leave you charmed, and you may wonder why they don’t build cities like these anymore. Lack of space? Sure, we could always elevate these historic building on stilts. What about trains and metro stations? Let’s have them tucked neatly in buildings, you don’t want any eyesores around. Looking at figments of the Brzozowski’s… Read the full article.
We love a good optical illusion, don’t we? Being aware of how our perception is tricking us is both bizarre and fun. Well, for Florian de Looij, it definitely seems so. Word has it that this Netherlands-based designer got his hands on Photoshop at a tender age of 12 and has never looked back since. Today, he releases a new… Read the full article.
If ‘going viral’ was a thing in the 19th century, these photographs would have been shared a million times. Who doesn’t like a good image that brings together elements of magic, illusion, trickery, and a good dose of shock-factor? Going headless seems to have been the fantasy of the time in the Victorian era, if these interesting portraits are anything… Read the full article.
Business cards are one of the most common print designs, so you’d think every designer and their grandmother would know how to make a creative business card. Yet the high number of unoriginal, uninspired business cards being passed out at networking events proves there’s a major gap in what we should know and what we’re actually creating. To be fair,… Read the full article.
Game of Thrones meets pop art turns out to be brilliant idea. Mike Wrobel is a graphic artist that wonderfully transforms your favourite Game of Thrones characters, giving them an 80s and 90s makeover. Think Jon Snow as one who’d be into Nirvana, and Missandei rocking a ‘F*ck Slavery’ crop top. If you grew up in this amazing era and… Read the full article.
We’ve all created a design that looked amazing in Photoshop yet looked different (read, worse) once it was printed. Many designers are quick to blame the print shop when things like this happen. But the truth is, bad print jobs often have their roots in the design studio. Most designers know how to make good art, but they face a… Read the full article.
Similarity really is not the word to describe the Ethiopian women’s look. The country’s culture is so rich that each tribe has a completely different interpretation of beauty and personality. The talented photographer, Omar Reda, managed to capture the remarkable culture of Ethiopia during his visit to the country. All the beautiful Ethiopian women he met were not afraid to… Read the full article.
Italian Photographer Eleonora Costi traveled all through Italy seeking for places filled with stories and lived life, left in forgotten and to the power of dust: From houses, still furnished with richly painted large rooms to ex-psychiatric hospitals, from churches to border schools and monasteries. A photographic project that she hope spreads, through the pictures, stunning emotions, astonishment and uneasiness… Read the full article.
Imagine letting a small child decorate their bedroom—and then keeping that room exactly the same for the rest of their lives. As the child matures, they will probably start to dislike the color of paint on the walls or the way their furniture is arranged. Their tastes are changing, and they want their room to reflect that. The same thing… Read the full article.
David Keochkerian holds a PhD in human physiology, and when he’s not rehabilitating the human body, he’s creating dream worlds with natural landscapes and a large dose of creativity. The surreal images that you see are thanks to infrared photography. Wait, what’s that? Infrared light is all around us. It’s not visible to the naked eye, but sure doesn’t escape… Read the full article.
Love how your pooch or kitty vigorously shakes off water as if their lives depended on it? Carli Davidson seems to love it too, so much so that she has gone on to capture shots of them in the midst of a good shake-down. You wouldn’t want these shots of yourself because they’re plain unglamorous and unflattering, but for some… Read the full article.
Artist Brett Kern creates these very detailed ceramic sculptures that at first glance look very similar to inflatable toys. Almost indistinguishable. Kern does a really good job imitating all the forms, wrinkles, and color textures of air-filled toys.
The dream of flying is timeless and universal. Sure, we’ve got the plane, but that’s not quite the same as taking off ground anytime you want. You don’t necessarily want to fly across oceans and sometimes all you want is to vacuum the floor without actually being on it. Natsumi Hayashi finds a way to create moments like this, only… Read the full article.
We wish Photoshop and all this digital stuff existed when we were kids. And we sure wish that our parents took our kiddy drawings seriously. Just look at what this Dad does, it’s pure sorcery. Want a hammerhead shark that flies out of the water to give a smile? Dad’s got it. Got a sketch of a fat-necked giraffe with… Read the full article.
To paint or to photograph? That is the question. And the answer, according to talented St. Petersburg-based photographer Eduard Gordeev, is to make no distinction between the two. After all, why would you when you have all the tools to create a painting out of your photograph? These cityscape scenes of rainy Russia, viewed through windowpanes as raindrops streak down… Read the full article.
There’s nothing more heart melting than having an adorable kitten snuggling up against you. And while you’re at it, why not have a seagull rest on your finger while a leopard sprawls itself across your hand. Wait, what are we talking about? Mary Lou’s stacked rings- the ones that tug at your heart and purse strings. Cleverly designed as a… Read the full article.
Moscow-based illustrator Maxim Shkret conjurs the flowing hair of people and the tangled fur of beasts in this lovely ongoing series of digital illustrations. Mixing a unique method of 3d modeling with carefully applied shadows, each piece evokes the form of a paper-like sculpture. You can see more on Shkret’s Instagram. Via: This Is Colossal
Sabeena Karnik is a graphic designer and illustrator from Mumbai, who specializes mainly in paper typography. That is to say, she creates type and letters by hand using only paper, which is the primary thing that sets her work apart from other typographers. She says that this “evokes many reactions from the viewer, especially because it is all handcrafted by… Read the full article.
Hirotaka Hamasaki, aka Hamacream, is a Japanese art teacher who likes to reproduce the masterpieces of painting on his blackboard, as the Guernica by Pablo Picasso, The Last Supper by Leonardo da Vinci or The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Hokusai. A new example of Kokuban Art, the drawing on blackboard which has become a phenomenon in Japan. Here: The… Read the full article.