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The Art of the Camping Trailer

Wednesday 09.25.2013 , Posted by

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The United States is a big country and in order to really discover the vast and diverse land, it is convenient to have some sort of mobile living space. There are all sorts of mobile living spaces to travel in really: there are the hip and retro Airstreams, funky 80s Winnebagos, creepy looking vans with no windows, and trailers that attach to trucks. Leah Giberson has decided to create an illustrative series of such mobile gems in still life settings. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #434> Beam Me Up: Amazing Illustrations

Monday 05.06.2013 , Posted by

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Conceptual Illustration by Francesco Bongiorni

Wednesday 03.13.2013 , Posted by

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Francesco Bongiorni is an Italian freelance illustrator whose clients have included the New York Times, Harvard Business Review and Business Week. Based in Madrid,  Francesco creates minimalist, conceptual illustrations that are often used to enhance an article, book, or other published work. Recently, Bongiorni completed a book cover design for the book  Kafka’s Metamorphosis. [Read more…]

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Serene Digital Illustrations by Liza Van Rees

Sunday 02.24.2013 , Posted by

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In the town of Roermond in Southern Holland is an artist by the name of Liza van Rees. Not much is known about her except that she focuses on creating graphic images of women who symbolize and produce a serene type of ambiance. Still in university, Liza creates and illustrates the images digitally and focuses on the conceptual elements in her work. To see all of her illustrated works you can visit her website, behance page and facebook. [Read more…]

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Rán Flygenring’s Charming Life, Illustrated

Wednesday 02.20.2013 , Posted by

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Charming. It was the word that came to mind when we ran across the work of Icelandic/Norwegian illustrator Rán Flygenring and her improvisational, doodling style of drawing and watercolor. She captures her nomadic lifestyle on small pieces of paper, coloring a beautiful world of interesting people, tasty food and worldwide travel. [Read more…]

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Smart Editorial Illustrations from John Holcroft

Monday 01.28.2013 , Posted by

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There’s just one word for the illustrations of John Holcroft: smart. In his work metaphor abounds and humorous juxtaposition is rampant. We see business men sucking the teat of the piggy bank, a literal trap of love, and just what it feels to be on the London Underground. With such imaginative interpretations of everyday life, it’s no wonder he’s worked with such clients as the BBC, Financial Times and The Guardian. [Read more…]

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Mágoz: Bold Characters in a Colorful World

Friday 01.18.2013 , Posted by

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Mágoz hails from a small village outside of Barcelona, Spain. His especially balanced compositions are rendered with large spans of color, intentionally left amorphous where it is not altogether necessary. [Read more…]

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Dreamy Illustrations from Huebucket

Monday 01.07.2013 , Posted by

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The wildly flourishing designs of Bangkok based illustrator Chalermphol H. are a lot like that moment you wake up from a dream, unsure of whether you’re really back in reality. Each example from this talented artist seems to feature one form of reality merging into another; readers fall asleep in their books; a ribcage transforms into a verdant and growing floral display; and wave like sheets wash over two sleeping lovers. It’s a serene reality which begs to be explored in its smallest details. [Read more…]

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Visual Bits #339 > Playing With Water

Thursday 12.20.2012 , Posted by

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Animal Illustrations: High Tech or Tribal?

Tuesday 12.04.2012 , Posted by

These animal illustrations seem to have wandered out of some high-tech training facility, one where they engineer the latest and greatest creatures of the wild. Then again, they could have been created by a secret tribal society using their ancient knowledge and sacred patterns. Each face-forward portrait is composed of finely detailed patterns, many looking like printed circuit boards, others looking closer to patterns lifted from mandalas. The final creation is readable from far, and fascinating up close. [Read more…]

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