Portland-based artist Richard Perez started a Tumblr to collect his illustrations of characters from Coen Brothers films. We’re especially drawn to the quiet palettes he’s given each illustration, a detail that is very reminiscent of the films themselves. Be sure to follow along.
Brazilian art director Fernando Perottoni, based in London, has created a series of visually engaging works exploring bald characters from world famous fictions. His illustrations refer to Star Wars, Breaking Bad or The Simpsons.
Simon Stålenhag is an artist based in the countryside outside of Stockholm, Sweden. Simon has been involved with a lot of different projects, ranging from films, commercials and book covers to art directing and concepting for video games. He’s also the second half of Pixeltruss (the other half being Tommy Salomonsson), who recently released the amazing 16-bit platformer Ripple Dot Zero.
This set of illustrations freely imagines different types of bike users. ‘Cyclemon’ puts a label on each bike, and drops the right background behind it. Funny and recognizable illustrations by Thomas Pomarelle and Orthonormai.
Bangalore-based Aakash Doshi is a student at the Srsihti School of Art, Design & Technology in Bangalore, India. He has recently created a series of illustrations of Mac computers, chronicling the very first Macs, to the most current one. Every Mac computer so far has been somewhat of a cult classic, so he has featured all of them, and even special ones such as the Twentieth Anniversary Macintosh.
Guillaume Kurkdjian works in illustration, graphics, photography and animation. His latest project, entitled ‘Bisous les Copains’, is a series of beautifully simple and subtly humorous animated gifs. Guillaume lives and works in Nantes, France.
The Kama Sutra Alphabet is a personal project from French born and London based illustrator Malika Favre. In 2011, Malika was commissioned by Paul Buckley at Penguin Books US to illustrate the new Deluxe Classic Cover of the Kama Sutra by Vatsyayana. Using the original set of 7 letters she created for the cover as a starting point, Malika then decided to develop the full set of 26 letters as part of an exhibition project. Each letter is a very limited edition of 25 screenprints, signed and numbered by the artist.
The Windows of New York project is a weekly illustrated fix for an obsession that has increasingly grown in José Guízar since chance put him in this town. A product of countless steps of journey through the city streets, this is a collection of windows that somehow have caught José’s restless eye out from the never-ending buzz of the city. This project is part an ode to architecture and part a self-challenge to never stop looking up.
Eiko Ojala is a illustrator, graphic designer and art director with over 8 years experience. He lives in Tallinn, Estonia. His interests include paper collage, illustration, graphic design particularly aimed towards books and magazines.
Like their music, outfits from music stars can be quite iconic. In the following illustrations, the viewer will see more than just the outfit. It’s about an era in music and fashion, about outfits worn by some of the more extravagant people the musicworld has seen. The text in the illustration states where (and when) these outfits have been worn.
MGMT Design is a graphic design studio based in Brooklyn, New York which made a confronting visualisation of the US flag. They converted various data into a new national flag designs. Each flag has it’s own message. From teen pregnancy, to gun ownership and energy consumption, a lot of sensitive subjects are visualised.
Tyler Deeb has been working hard over the last 3 months designing a custom deck of playing cards. To pay for printing costs, he has started a KickStarter page to earn support.