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6 Artists who’ve got the munchies

31.05.2016

6 Artists who’ve got the munchies

Above: Audrey Stecinjo There is no limit to creativity. Art is fed by numerous disciplines and elements that nourish it and lead it through new channels and audiences. Food is ubiquitous in our day-to-day lives; it allows us to survive. But what happens when food and art come together? Here, we’re going to show you […]

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80’s Reflections

30.05.2016

80’s Reflections

The neon, bold striking lines drew us to Russian contributor Swill Klitch’s vector series which nod to pop culture from the 1980’s with undertones of computer generated modernity. A simple, yet truly effective design method. We spoke to him to find out where he came up with the inspiration for the series: “I was tracking the […]

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The Gray Area

28.05.2016

The Gray Area

Color symbolisms are primarily cultural and unbeknownst to us, influence our perception. The choice of colors is not harmless and should not be left to chance. So, we wanted to take a little time out in the gray area. Halfway between white and black, lies the color gray. To assume it bland and monotonous is […]

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Neon Nights in Tokyo

26.05.2016

Neon Nights in Tokyo

When your day job is directing the visual identity of video games, it’s not much of a surprise that you’d want to spend your free time, out in the real world. Although for Art Director Liam Wong, when you live in Tokyo, disconnecting from virtual reality may become blurred in the hyper-reality of the neon city. Wong […]

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Rolling in the Deep

25.05.2016

Rolling in the Deep

Containing 96% of the Earth’s water, covering almost 71% of its surface, being the habitat of approximately 230,000 known species: The World’s oceans and seas are a vast, impactful and important aspect of our human existence. From the unpredictable abyss of the pacific, the temperamental depths of the Atlantic to the crystal beauty of the Indian, the seas […]

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The Hyperrealist Summers of Samantha French

24.05.2016

The Hyperrealist Summers of Samantha French

Browsing through the virtually-infinite mishmash of information on the internet, we encountered the refreshing and evocative work of Samantha French. This American artist, who graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design in 2005, has managed to take us ipso facto to the relaxed summer era through her oil paintings, which adhere to the […]

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Adding Images to a Virtual Book

23.05.2016

Adding Images to a Virtual Book

In this post we’re going to add a couple of pages to a book. I often set learners this as a learning task and you may want to tackle it as such too. It might not be the most practical exercise but if you’re not familiar with manipulating layers this is a good start. Images Used […]

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Papercraft

20.05.2016

Papercraft

Papercraft is a technique that uses paper as a tool to create all kinds of three-dimensional figures. The creative possibilities are endless; folding and cutting around here, sticking there, you can make all kinds of “paper toys” or decorative figures that cause a great visual impact. Today, there are multiple variants of Papercraft and it […]

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The OFFF 2016 Festival in 6 Artists

19.05.2016

The OFFF 2016 Festival in 6 Artists

OFFF will be coming to the Design Museum of Barcelona on May 26, 27 and 28. After fifteen editions, the international culture and art festival maintains its energy intact along with the premise of being the showcase for the world’s most avant-garde trends in fashion, advertising, cinema, television and editorial art. Over the course of […]

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Everything’s All White

17.05.2016

Everything’s All White

White can be tranquil. Sterile. Bright. Cold. Serene. Pure. Clean. It can provide a base for other colors to POP out of. Or be the color to define itself against another. It can be used visually to create a fresh beginning, to wipe the slate clean. It is the light to black’s darkness. Babies are born into this […]

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Interview with Fotolia Contributor Alexander Shadrin

16.05.2016

Interview with Fotolia Contributor Alexander Shadrin

We came across Alexander Shadrin’s portfolio and knew we had to find out more about his work; his images making a vivid and bright impact on us! Highly technical make-up paired with professional dance and gymnastic models make for an interesting, often conceptual and for sure a visionary aesthetic. We spoke to him to find out more! […]

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Fragile China

12.05.2016

Fragile China

Chinese photographer Zhang Kechun spent months travelling around China chronicling human life delicately living amongst the sheer scale of industrious building work, which has catapulted in recent years. The fragility and yet strength of human existence is captured beautifully in his photos. People appear tiny against the backdrop of pollution veiled gigantesque structures and yet resolutely strong […]

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