The majority of the vintage photos we see of people are usually associated with the feeling of innocence. Artist David Lyle re-imagines vintage and vernacular photographs from 1950s and 60s America by adding a twist of dark humor into them in his new series of work, Misbehaving.
Jazzberry Blue is a Toronto-based artist who loves to create abstract art. She has incorporated this art to the different maps, revamping them by putting artistically picked colors to each blocks. The results are splendid as they show a mid-century abstract feel to the image.
The years between 1880 and 1920 changed American cities completely: From elevators to air conditioning to electricity, the monumental buildings born during this period seemed like living things, humming with life. But as quickly as they rose, many of them were torn down -- victims of the same progress that pushed them up.
This series, found within the archives of the British Museum, is exactly what it advertises: 26 landscape scenes shaped as letters of the alphabet. The lithographs are from sometime between 1818 and 1860 and were printed by an illustrator named Charles Joseph Hullmandel.
Making the design blog rounds the past few days is an ingenious folding door from Austrian artist Klemens Torggler. It’s the kind of poetic reinvention of a familiar object that makes you wonder why nobody thought of such a radical innovation before.
Mike Lemanski (b. 1986) hails from Huddersfield, UK and graduated from the Highlands School or Art and the Bradford School of Arts. Since then, he has been a successful freelance illustrator creating posters, album covers, book and periodical covers and a gorgeous and playfully intricate series of sheet music illustrations.
These surreal photos by Elena Kulikova are sure to tug at your curiosity. Their double exposure, cross-eyed nature places at least two images together to create a larger meaning. Much like the phantom sensations Oscar Wilde wrote about experiencing while drinking absinth, these photos capture that same mysterious spirit that is only reached while hallucinating.
Best known for his work in film, David Lynch is also a musician, designer and artist. After seducing Paris with his underground club, Silencio, two years ago, Lynch has now made a foray into the city’s art scene with his show 'Small Stories'.
The new exhibition's most eye-catching selections are in fact those that stay closest to what we know. On one side of the collection is the '@' sign, on the other is a towering model of Google Maps' location pin. They're ubiquitous symbols — and perhaps easily overlooked because of it — but they're critical to daily interactions online.
Federico Babina has surprised us several times with his artistic work, from his 'pixelated' versions of iconic characters of architecture to his illustrations of architectural landmarks in the history of cinema. This time, the architect and illustrator delights us again with a new series entitled ARCHISET, which presents the sets of some of the most memorable scenes from classic films.
As if the Burj Khalifa wasn't spectacular enough, a Dubai-based think tank has proposed a radical installation that would encase the entire building in a super-lightweight, reflective and semi-transparent material suspended off its central spire.
From glowing brains to a multi-coloured ram’s skull, there are some outrageous helmet designs at this year’s Olympics. These skeleton competitors have been showing theirs off during practice sessions in recent days.
So, you think you know Manhattan and New York City, do you? Well, multimedia artist Peter Wegner is about to show you a completely unexpected side of your city. His series, Buildings Made Of Sky, turns you upside down to show you the hidden 'skyscrapers' all around you.