Often in life, what most fascinates us are the things we don’t completely understand at first… it’s the things that make us work a little bit that carry the most reward. Such is the art of illustrator/designer/artist Nacho Diaz of Spain. Each of his illustrations hold some hidden meaning, some underlying theme which doesn’t reveal itself until you look closer and ponder the possibilities of each element: zebra stripes become a bird cage, a rabbit gets its own lucky foot, or a certain letter of the alphabet marks the location of treasure. [Read more...]
The way these clever illustrations play with closely related concepts is really fun. Created by artist Alvaro Arteaga Sabaini, each image is worthy of time to decipher it’s deeper and often humorous meaning.
Arteaga is worth a closer look too. At his website alvarejo.com you’ll find his personal works, along with commercial design created for such companies as Nike, Microsoft, Griffin and yes, Threadless tees. [Read more...]