Beautiful Editorial illustration by Karolis Strautniekas

Karolis Strautniekas

I discovered the work of Karolis Strautniekas recently while reading an issue of Creative Review. His editorial illustrations are fantastic and I love the texture and colors that he uses. The images here are taken from a piece he worked on for the french magazine Usbek & Rica. I particularly love the image above which was used for a piece about education and technology in Estonia. I love the perspective he uses and – if you visit his Behance page – you can get a little behind-the-scenes glimpse of some of the stages during the image’s construction. I don’t know about you, but I love when illustrators share that type of thing!

Continue reading this post…

Philip Kennedy

March 4, 2014 / By

Portfolio Update: Script & Seal

Script & Seal

Script & Seal is a Brooklyn based design-minded illustration studio of made up of two very fine people, Gavin Potenza & Liz Meyer. Together they make some amazing work including crazy geometric illustrations to sophisticated infographics and retro-inspired book covers. I’ve been a fan of Liz and Gavin’s work for a long time now and it’s incredible to see how far they’ve come. Their color palette choices are always spot-on and they have an incredible ability to make potentially complex pieces something that’s easily digestible by your eyes.

Script & Seal

Script & Seal

Script & Seal

Bobby Solomon

February 25, 2014 / By

Helena Frank combines animals and humans in these charming illustrations

Helena Frank

Helena Frank

Helena Frank, a Copenhagen based illustrator and animation director, creates these beautiful pieces which comically combine both animals and people. I think in a lot of ways doing work like this could be cheesy but her ability to render these characters is top notch, giving the illusion that these amalgamations could be a reality. I mean, that puppy astronaut above is amazing, with those big eyes and realistic rendering of the suit, it’s too cool.

Check out more of her great work below.

Continue reading this post…

Bobby Solomon

February 24, 2014 / By

The Morgan Museum’s ‘The Little Prince: A New York Story’

Exupery-LittlePrince-1

Once upon a time, somewhere on this very planet, a simple, yet utterly accurate secret was revealed from one fox to a tiny visiting prince of another world:

“It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”

Whoever would have thought that it would take a talking fox within a children’s tale to so simply sum up the human condition? This fox, of course, belongs to none other than Antoine de Saint-Exupéry’s famous French tour de force, The Little Prince. The Morgan Library and Museum of New York City has turned Saint-Exupéry’s beloved tale, and the stories behind it, into an exhibit, The Little Prince: A New York Story. If you’re like me, and often gaze at the stars, perhaps wondering if a particular sheep has eaten a certain rose, then you’re sure to enjoy this exhibit as I have (oh-so-very-much).

Continue reading this post…

Nick Partyka

February 21, 2014 / By

Architecture and Love Meet in Giordano Poloni’s Illustrations

Climbing in Love - Giordano Poloni 1

Two of my favourite things are architecture and illustration so it’s no wonder that I love these illustrated buildings by the Italian illustrator Giordano Poloni. Giordano currently lives and works in Milan where he creates both illustrations and motion-graphics for clients such as WIRED, Random House, Vice Magazine and Smith Journal. These images come from an ongoing series called “Climbing in Love” which Giordano describes as “a personal series about architecture and love stories”.

Continue reading this post…

Philip Kennedy

February 19, 2014 / By

Juliana Futter’s Body & Life Illustrations

Juliana Futter Illustration 1

Juliana Futter Illustration 2

Juliana Futter is a London based illustrator whose work is a bit difficult to describe. The style is understandable as they are colorful and often rippling images you may see in yourself, in your home, or in history. The subjects are a bit difficult to articulate as she doesn’t necessarily work on “just one thing.” She isn’t obsessed with a small animal or certain type of food but instead mashes together the the body with life, specifically from Classic eras.

Continue reading this post…

KYLE FITZPATRICK

February 19, 2014 / By

Far out posters by Danny Jones

There’s some really great side work coming out of Palo Alto based designers Danny Jones, who also goes by the name YASLY. His Tumblr is filled with a collection of posters that feature all sorts of random shapes and patterns, lots of cool marbling and overall a very abstract vibe. If these were silkscreened I would snatch these up in a second, but unfortunately, I think they’re only a byproduct of his immensely creative brain.

See more examples of his lovely posters below.

Danny Jones

Continue reading this post…

Bobby Solomon

February 18, 2014 / By

Google+