Not far away in an alternate universe, wild animals don helmets for piloting jets, riding motorcycles and going to war. These passionate characters are the creation of Rhys Owens, a Welsh artist who’s been stricken with a serious case of cool… and we’re all lucky that he’s sharing. [Read more...]
If there is one word to sum up the illustrations of Jay Fleck, it would have to be “FUN”. His colorful works seem to draw from the inspiring world of childhood, creating fantasies filled with octopus, pirates, rocket ships and elephants… all translated into a graphical world even we adults can relate to. It must be his obvious love for his own kids and the inspiration they bring into his life. [Read more...]
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...]
Concert goers at the Glastonbury music festival had one more reason to elbow their way to the front this year. That’s because mobile phone giant Orange unveiled an experimental new mobile phone charging t-shirt at the loud event. Powered only by ambient sound waves, primarily heavy bass, users that don the black garment simply plug their phone into the shirt, which then uses noise-responsive technology to top-up the charge on their chest mounted phone. Although this current rendition may be somewhat dark and lacking in style, the potential future for this technology seems bright. Swing by web.orange.co.uk for more on this potential sonic statement in style. [Read more...]
If you like beer, these three designs by Pop Chart Lab will have your mouth watering. Celebrating this favorite sudsy beverage, the first design is an informative poster featuring the original 13 US states and the myriad breweries that dot their lands (included are major roads for quick brewery tour planning).