Art and design

Impressive Food Sculptures by Dan Cretu

Impressive Food Sculptures by Dan Cretu

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.

Photo Manipulations

Surreal Dreamy Photo Manipulations by Ionut Caras

Surreal Dreamy Photo Manipulations by Ionut Caras

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.

Art and design

Two designers takes paper crafting to a whole new level

Two designers takes paper crafting to a whole new level

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.

Art and design

Beautiful architectural watercolors of a dreamlike Warsaw by Tytus Brzozowski

Beautiful architectural watercolors of a dreamlike Warsaw by Tytus Brzozowski

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.

Art and design

Colorful captivating geometric animations by Florian de Looij

Colorful captivating geometric animations by Florian de Looij

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.

Photo Manipulations

Before Photoshop: Creepy headless portraits from the 19th century

Before Photoshop: Creepy headless portraits from the 19th century

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.

Art and design

How to Create an Amazing Business Card

How to Create an Amazing Business Card

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.

Art and design

‘Game of Thrones’ characters get a 80s and 90s makeover

‘Game of Thrones’ characters get a 80s and 90s makeover

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.

Art and design

Printing Methods 101: What to Choose and Why

Printing Methods 101: What to Choose and Why

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.

Photography

Photographer masterfully captures the beauty of tribal women in ethiopia

Photographer masterfully captures the beauty of tribal women in ethiopia

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.

Inspiration

Photographer Eli Costi shows that Abandoned Luxury is also a thing

Photographer Eli Costi shows that Abandoned Luxury is also a thing

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.

Art and design

How to Successfully Redesign a Logo (Infographic)

How to Successfully Redesign a Logo (Infographic)

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.

Inspiration

Surreal Infrared Landscape Photography by David Keochkerian

Surreal Infrared Landscape Photography by David Keochkerian

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.

Inspiration

Photographer takes funny high-speed photos of dogs shaking

Photographer takes funny high-speed photos of dogs shaking

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.

Inspiration

Artist Creates Ceramic Sculptures That Look Like Inflatable Toys

Artist Creates Ceramic Sculptures That Look Like Inflatable Toys

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.

Photo Manipulations

Surreal And Beautiful Photography of Tokyo’s Levitating Girl, plus Photoshop Tutorial.

Surreal And Beautiful Photography of Tokyo’s Levitating Girl, plus Photoshop Tutorial.

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.

Photo Manipulations

Dad makes his 6-year-old’s drawings come to life (almost).

Dad makes his 6-year-old’s drawings come to life (almost).

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.

Photography

Photography meets Impressionism with these spellbinding photos

Photography meets Impressionism with these spellbinding photos

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.

Art and design

If you’re not a fan of rings, these adorable ones will change your mind.

If you’re not a fan of rings, these adorable ones will change your mind.

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.

Art and design

Elegant Carved Digital Portraits of Animals and People by Maxim Shkretby

Elegant Carved Digital Portraits of Animals and People by Maxim Shkretby

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

Art and design

Talented Designer Creates Beautiful Art From Colored Pieces of Paper

Talented Designer Creates Beautiful Art From Colored Pieces of Paper

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.

Art and design

Creative Japanese Professor Draws Amazing Pictures On Chalkboard

Creative Japanese Professor Draws Amazing Pictures On Chalkboard

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.

Art and design

Serbian artist draws incredible flat works of art that appear to be 3D.

Serbian artist draws incredible flat works of art that appear to be 3D.

Born in Serbia 1985, Nikola Čuljić is a self-taught artist. Using his amazing skills, he composes mind-bending 3D drawings on paper wich can be easily mistaken for real things. Čuljić’s drawings are mind-blowing 3-D art works of art. At first glance, the objects Čuljić creates appear completely real. But, as shown in this demonstrative video, you can watch him turning… Read the full article.

Photo Manipulations

Lovable Portraits of Cute Baby Animals Dressed Like Humans

Lovable Portraits of Cute Baby Animals Dressed Like Humans

Barcelona-based photographer Yago Partal decided to play a game we all like: the humanization of animals. Just on the outside, mind you. Zoo Portraits is a brand name that was born based on a creative project influenced by the animal kingdom, cartoons and fashion. The project initially started as a marketing campaign to publicize photo books for models, actors and actresses,… Read the full article.

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