Eron Davide, italian grafitti artist, came up with a beautiful project called "Soul of the Wall", which consists of amazing, subtle grafitti of people on the walls. Eron is very talented and the result of this project is simply majestic and eerie. It definitely has a supernatural feel to it, which is amazing. These are only a handful of Eron's work. For more of it, please visit his Instagram and follow him! I hope you enjoy these. Cheers! ;) A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Feb 1, 2016 at 5:35am PST A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Jan 20, 2016 at 5:55am PST A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Dec 5, 2015 at 8:20am PST A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Oct 6, 2015 at 8:01am PDT A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Oct 1, 2015 at 3:46am PDT A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Aug 24, 2015 at 6:34am PDT A photo posted by ERON (@eron_artist) on Aug 5, 2015 at 4:55am PDT
It's always great to see a sweet set of vector artworks. Moniker SF, a San Francisco based company came up with awesome illustrations for Herman Miller, the mythical chair company. Here you can see some awesome pieces of the project. Each year Herman Miller releases a report documenting their efforts to build a better world through environmental advocacy, inclusiveness and diversity, and health and community service. Moniker worked with the design team to develop the look and feel for the report with bold, modern illustrations highlighting progress in a variety of key areas. For more of Moniker SF's work, please visit their portfolio at Behance. I hope you enjoy these as much as we did! Cheers. ;)
Belgian designer Mario de Meyer has taken part on a project called 36 Days of Type in which he would come up with awesome pieces for the alphabet and numbers. We've already seen some of his works here at Abduzeedo, but these were too good not to be shared with you guys. Check it out! These are only a few images of the project. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at Behance! I hope you enjoy these as much as we did. Cheers! :)
Surfing the web I came to find a super awesome artist that comes up with rooms. Yes, rooms, of all sorts, that seem to be born out of Waldo's world. Scott Teplin, an American illustrator, is the talented person behind this awesome project. Check out some of his rooms below. He's got a pretty dope style, and he's got another series going on also, like one dedicated to donuts. These are only a handful of his pieces... for more of his work, please visit his personal portfolio. He'll definitely enjoy you attention. Cheers! ;)
Traveling is most definitely a great way to grow as a human being. Getting to know different realities, apart from what we understand as common and mundane, makes us put ourselves under the microscope so that we can understand more what's our role in this planet. Reuben Teo went to North Korea and managed to capture some mesmerizing panorama photographs showing us another face of a country known to most for all things but freedom or beauty. Probably it isn't known for its beauty because they lose too much time promoting other things. It is, indeed a beautiful country, with people seeking for hope and a little opportunity in their land. Dictatorships apart, this is definitely a place to take a closer look at, because its architecture and nature are really something apart. Reuben has assembled a project called "30 Best Panoramas of North Korea"... here you can see part of it, so for the whole set, please visit his personal website. I hope you enjoy these! Cheers. ;) Mansudae Grand Monument Sunset view overlooking the Grand People's Study House Study Hall in the Grand People's Study House The city of Pyongyang A Farmer and his Child at Chonsam Cooperative Farm Koryo Museum Entrance Wonsan City Ullim Waterfalls Pyongyang City Aerial View of North Korea Mount Paektu Rimyongsu Falls at Samjiyon
Everyone knows that here at Abduzeedo we're big suckers for typography. We can't really get enough of it, and when we get to find an amazing project mixing typography with movie quotes, then we're just gonna flip out. Ian Simmons is an artist with a taste for awesome movies and he's got some killer typography skills. Here you can see his 365 project, in which he comes up with typographic representations of famous movie quotes. These are pretty badass, and you might even get to help him out set his online store so that he can start taking order requests at Gofundme. This is only a handful of his fantastic work, so for more of it, you may visit his Instagram or Tumblr. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did, and don't forget to tell us which one is your favorite! I'm definitely between Ferris Bueller's Day Off and The Goonies... that Chunk quote is just too awesome. Cheers! ;) The Breakfast Club No Country for Old Men Seven Mad Max: Fury Road The Lord of the Rings:The Fellowship of the Ring The Crow Conan, the Barbarian Blade Runner The Goonies The Usual Suspects The Untouchables Gladiator Ferris Bueller's Day Off Back to the Future Fight Club
I must say I really love seeing cool illustration projects featuring overall pop culture. Christopher Lee, a Californian designer and illustrator, is the man behind these super cool pieces showing various characters from movies, comics and games. Gotta love the style he brought to his series "Select your hero", in which more than heroes are depicted. He's done so many great character it almost looks like the selection screen from Super Smash Bros. Here you can see only a handful of his pieces... for more of these, please visit Christopher's personal portfolio. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did, and don't forget to tell us which of these is your favorite character! Since I'm watching Daredevil on Netflix, I'll pick him for now. Cheers. ;) Porkins Cyclops Admiral Ackbar Deadpool BMO Darth Vader Ash Finn and Jake Fionna and Cake Daredevil Link Mario Pee Wee Herman Predator Sam and Max Rocket Raccoon Samus Aran Bulbasaur Apocalypse Star Fox Totoro Bebop Yoda The Flash
I really enjoy seeing the making of cool projects, from conceptual drawings to the final product. Timothy Reynolds has recently published his work for a large Asian dairy company. Here you can see all his creative process. "I had the amazing opportunity to work with Alchemy Asia on a large site refresh for Kowloon Dairy, one of Hong Kong's largest dairy companies. Was tasked with incorporating the "fresh milk" messaging into five panoramic landscape illustrations. Entire project took around 12 weeks, from start to finish." - Timothy J. Reynolds We're showing you the process of one of his pieces. For the whole set, please visit his portfolio at Behance! It's totally worth it. I hope you enjoy these as much as I did. Cheers! ;) Details
I really enjoy a nice personal project. Some people have a great eye for those things and moments others don't pay much attention to, and as result we are granted the opportunity to experience something unique and precious. That's what "The Guardians", a project by Canadian photographer Vladimir Antaki, is about: THE GUARDIANS was born from my desire to document and pay tribute to these people, these "guardians of urban temples" that we meet everyday without really noticing. / People pay less and less attention to their environment. They are always in a hurry, they don't take the time to spend time with one another. Unfortunately, these places will one day no longer be around. This is one of the reasons that compelled me to want to document these "guardians". - Vladimir Antaki Check out his amazing take on the everyday urban guardians: Each picture is taken during my first encounter with the "Guardian". Once contact is established, a link is created or not. Sometimes I leave with a small gift from the person, an anecdote, or just their portrait . A photographic moment based on a brief exchange with these individuals. I try to make the audience feel the personality of the place and the owner. - Vladimir Antaki I hope you have enjoyed these! Cheers. ;)
Are you guys familiar with Vine? It's an app that creates short and looping videos in a simple way to share with friends and family. Mark Weaver, a New York based art director, designer and illustrator decided to take this simple app to another level! Entitled LEGO Vines, Mark created this fun stop-motion art project using LEGO and of course Vine. For more information about Mark Weaver, you can visit his LEGO Vines Tumblr and his website at mrkwvr.com.
We've seen some pretty unique art exhibitions here at Abduzeedo, like underwater sculptures, for one. But I would never guess I'd see a exhibition of images underwater. Great idea, great design. The "Stavronikita Project: The Life Above Refined Below" is super awesome exhibit done by the Staudinger Franke studio from Vienna. It consists in underwater pictures of the sunken Stavronikita, with a little spice: the nobles of the eighteenth century. The SS Stavronikita lies at the bottom of the ocean at 13.8 N, 59.38 W, right off the Caribbean island of Barbados. It is the spot Andreas Franke has discovered and chosen to stage a game full of overflowing decadence and exuberance. Three young ladies court gossip during a lavish picnic, accompanied by eminently trimmed and trained poodles. A woman in a blue dress obliviously indulges in a piece of cake, surrounded by an extravagant amount of overelaborate pastries and confectionaries. It is a typical image of Rococo: disgraceful, self-indulgent and immoderate. Andreas Franke presents you with one of the most flashing and flamboyant epochs of European style and cultural history in the midst of a scenery, in which nature displays all of its own abundance and prodigality. A great vision and execution by these guys. For more of their work, please visit their portfolio at Behance. Cheers! ;) Underwater exhibition on SS Stavronikita / Barbados
Steve Shanabruch is a designer based in Chicago. With his love for his city, he decided to mix and create logos for each neighborhood based on personal experience and intimate knowledge. It's one designer's take on Chicago, I hope you'll enjoy those creative and yet amazing logos. My vision might not match yours, but I hope that we can agree that a neighborhood with a logo is better than a neighborhood without. For more information about Steve Shanabruch and his project, you can visit his website at theChicagoNeighborhoods.com and follow him on Twitter @chgohoods. All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch All Rights to Steve Shanabruch
Fifty and Fifty is a collective, curated project where fifty designers are invited to represent their state by illustrating it's motto. A new piece is posted every week and so far the project looks amazing, check it out! To find out more about this project, visit statemottosproject.com ALABAMA / MATT LANE HARRIS FLORIDA / TWO ARMS INC. KANSAS / LUKE BOTT LOUISIANA / A. MICAH SMITH MASSACHUSETTS / MARK WEAVER MAINE / JOSH BRILL MINNESOTA / ERIK HAMLINE MISSOURI / TAD CARPENTER NORTH CAROLINA / MATT STEVENS NEVADA / KATIE LEE NEW YORK / DAN CASSARO OHIO / MIKEY BURTON PENNSYLVANIA / JESSICA HISCHE SOUTH DAKOTA / AARON ANDERSON VERMONT / ALWAYS WITH HONOR
Thinking that art can really save, Urban Arts and artists Guilherme Marconi and Eduardo Recife joined forces to create a really nice project, the “Projeto Região Serrana” (PRS) - a initiative that will donate 100% of sales from products of recognized artists to help the cities destroyed by the rain in Rio de Janeiro. The PRS counts with the participation of UA artists and other guests invited specially for this occasion. Take part of this cause of Art and Solidarity. Buy an art and spread the word about PRS! Art can save, but to do that your help is an important part of the process. We really like ideas like this one and we feel proud of taking part on it. Art and solidarity can really save... so we count on you to spread the word. =) Check out some arts from the "Projeto Região Serrana" e visit Urban Arts to see the complete list of arts/artists of this initiative and take your part on this. ;) As some of you may know, my name is Guilherme Marconi and I live in Nova Friburgo, Rio de Janeiro. Recently we passed trough a terrible tragedy, and a lot of people died, in some families, all the family died. There is a lot of people that don't have a house to go, because the landslide covered they're house or it too dangerous for them to go back. And here guys, I can see it very closely. I didn't die, but I lost friends and I saw people loosing family members, so I decided that I couldn't stay still, just looking this terrible image. With the support of Urban Arts and Andre Diniz, a series of items will be available to sell and 100% of the sales of this products will be reverted to help Nova Friburgo (mountains region of RJ), where the rain destroyed almost everything. International purchases will be available soon.
The ONEHUNDRED Project is an experiment from the German Kid Grandios that started back in 2009 with the idea of creating posters that would include landscape and grunge elements. One Hundred posters later the project is done and it's amazing, check it out! ONEHUNDRED Project I started the project in fall 2009. The idea was to create a poster which includes landscape and grunge elements. Therefore I commenced collecting some images. Not all photos are taken by myself but some friends helped me. The landscape moves from the green mountains in argentina to the cold icefields at the northpole.For the most part I tried to capture the characteristic color of each terretory and apply a grunge effect that matches. Also I wanted to achieve a huge vareity of different color schemes. For these effects I used Photoshop. It really took some time to create 100 different patterns.About 20-40min for each pattern. A major aspect of the project is the connection between nature and the numbers. This represens the calculated beauty of natural elements and how they get destroyed. Here are a few samples - Click here to see entire ONEHUNDRED project
What started as a school project turned out to be a very serious concept of a new package for Doritos. In the created hands of the student and designers Petar Pavlov everything is designed for a reason and here you will learn everything about this package design project. Make sure you leave your comment with your opinions about it. For more from Petar, visit his behance and follow him on twitter The whole project started as a student exercise where I was supposed to work on an open-brief provided by YCN (http://www.ycnonline.com/). At the beginning of my research regarding this project, I analyzed what makes Doritos different than its competition. The result was obvious: its shape and its texture. So this was the starting point in the design. I started looking for everything that contained a triangular shape. The first thing that struck my mind was the tetrahedron, used in the famous Tetra Pak packaging (http://bit.ly/hv9Oq). I spent a lot of time trying to 'force' this packaging form to work for the chips, but I never succeeded in doing that. That was an important lesson for me: "You can never force something to happen in design. The final solution should 'land' as a feather without any kind of pressure." After confronting with this failure, I extended my search in some new areas: origami (http://bit.ly/18wMZX) and paper tessellation (http://bit.ly/10LhVo). This gave me a totally new angle in the concept. But one important part was still missing: a link between the packaging and the original homeland of the chips, Mexico. So I digged deep into the Mexican history which brought me to their ancient ancestors, the Aztecs and their recognizable sculptures, the totem poles (http://bit.ly/CCQoh). This was the breakthrough in the project. Afterward I started making some sketches and creating small paper models in order to test the solutions. During this phase I came up with the final form of the packaging which resembled to a simplified totem, and even had an extra feature: the structure kept the packaging closed after opening. If it wasn't for the small paper models, I would have never discovered this. That's why moving out from the computer work during a project is important. The packaging can be made out of environmentally friendly cardboard. What's good about this material is its natural texture which slightly resembles to the one of the chips. The form of the packaging is its structure which can keep the chips closed after opening. Below you can see a scaled-down model of how this works. Brand-wise, this solution will differentiate Doritos from any other competition and build a strong 'shelf effect'. The other good side about this concept are the triangular faces which beside the ergonomic value, create a perfect canvas for expressive illustrations. That's why I'm inviting every designer willing for collaboration to create a personal artwork which will reflect the attributes of the Doritos chips. The directions are endless, we can focus on visualizing the taste, visualizing the main ingredients or even recreating the reaction after eating some ULTRA HOT SPICY Doritos! I have prepared a Doritos Template Pack (http://bit.ly/rGY2V) which contains two different layered .psd templates ready for you to apply an artwork. After that the solutions should be submitted inside this Facebook group: http://bit.ly/tQvpU What you think about this project? Share your opuinion so we can bring you more great project studies like this one.
This is a incredible project where the Russian Egor Bashakov put up approximately 2700 1"badges to make his on self portrait which is insane, after all the work and patience that took him it came out great, have a look it yourself. 2700 (approximately) of 1" badge pins, plywood 135 x 110 cm; The artwork is called "State of Mine", it is a self portrait. The author tried visualize & interpret his own sight of the essence, by splitting it into aspects and using them as ingredients. The name of artwork explains it, it's a word-play. Expression State of Mind meas the particular condition that something or someone is in it at a specific time. The word state has also a meaning of a physical condition as internal or molecular from or structure, for instance: water in a liquid state. Precisely that artist had in view, by doing this structural portrait. He tried to show his psychological and physical condition. So he developed each symbol and placed it on a badge. The author needed to use his certain state of mind, to develop each symbol, so he tried to be spontaneous in decisions and quick in developing. Experiment - try to catch every thought and extract a symbol of it, so every badge could describe a personality in that period.