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Category archives: illustration

  • The Tokyoiter

  • For a while Japan took over The New Yorker with The Tokyoiter, a collection of fictional covers made by talented illustrators from all around the world. The goal was to promote the inspiring daily stories that can be lived in Tokyo, in a true celebration of the city and its inhabitants. The project showcases illust[...]
  • Test your music alphabet

  • Think you know your Arctic Monkeys from your AC/DC? Dorothy’s new Alphabet prints are a way to test your musical knowledge. The Alphabet of Rock and the Alphabet of Alternative Music are made up entirely of letters from classic band logos. There’s a discreet A-Z key on the print to help you identify which band logo[...]
  • Jordan Bolton's sugary film collages

  • Jordan Bolton calls himself a Photographic Poster Artist, meaning that he first synthetizes the most representative elements of famous movies, arranging objects, books, food and clothes in elaborate and tidy studio sets and then carefully shoots them. Bolton mainly reimagined the film posters of some of Hayao Miyaz[...]
  • Botanical Shakespeare

  • Landscape designers and bothany enthusiasts should add a new book to their library. Botanical Shakespeare was conceived by Shakesperasre historian Gerit Quealy and artist Sumié Hasegawa, who collaborated for a book that examines every plant that appears in Shakespeare's works. The volume portraits over 170 flowers,[...]
  • David Delruelle: plan your escape!

  • Loose yourself in nostalgic dreams with the collage series by David Delruelle. Born in 1988, he lives and works in Brussels, Belgium, and gets inspired by everyday news and stories or his own memories. He questions the nature of found images, attaching a new meaning in an endless chain of possibilities, highlightin[...]
  • Food recipes in the architect's eye

  • The illustrated food recipes by graphic designer Jing Zhang seem to be the ones that many architects and designers have in mind. Next time you get a family recipe, get inspired and make sure it looks as gorgeous as these ones. Zhang starts with five pillars: pizza, burger, dumplings, ramen and croissants and she ta[...]
  • Birds of America, reload

  • Published between 1827 and 1838 as a series of illustrated plates, Birds of America is a collection made by John James Audubon depicting a great variety of birds, including species that are now extinct. Fascinated by this extensive naturalistic survey, Artist John La Macchia gave his personal interpretation to the [...]
  • Cities and Memory

  • “Cities and Memory – the Architecture and the City” is an illustration project by Portuguese architect Marta Vilarinho de Freitas. Her personal view of cities is a journey through the imaginary worlds that architecture can inspire: a story of lines that start from the very detail, ant then gradually fill out the wh[...]
  • Tiny tables, big Venice

  • Have a piece of Venice at home with the new creations of illustrator and archiect Anna Sutor, who started Close Up, a collection of coffee tables and side tables where she encourages the exploration of some of the most beautiful Italian cities; the series was committed by young furniture company Extroverso. The Ria[...]
  • Oscars 2017: five featured houses

  • Just four days to go to the 89th Academy Awards (aka Oscars 2017): for the occasion, architect and movie watcher Boryana Ilieva pays an illustrated tribute with five aquarelle drawings of houses featured in movies that will run for the much desired prize. Boryana studied the floor plans with drawings and axonometri[...]
  • Archiatric: a series of disorderly houses

  • Federico Babina is back with Archiatric, an illustrated reflection on the relationship between creativeness and psychopathology. “I believe that the psychic uneasiness even if not in a pathological form it is present in various forms and in small quantities in each of us, it belongs to our lives and we must not sti[...]
  • 10 Illustrated Tokyo storefronts

  • Polish artist Mateusz Urbanowicz, known as Mattō, fixed into cotton paper ten illustrated Tokyo storefronts. Shops' facades that are still surviving in old buildings despite the disruptive earthquakes that hit Japan regularly. “When I moved to Tokyo, more than three years ago I was really surprised that upon my wal[...]