Epaillard + Machado is a photographer currently based in Paris, France. I have said many times on ABDZ but to me; black & white photography is a style that is hard to accomplish. I mean you can easily snap a filter but to actually conceptualize beforehand is an art.
web design · UI/UX · concept
Let's take a look at this web design by Ovik Mooshlyan for a furniture website concept. He is a UI/UX designer at Cetis Branding Agency based in Moscow, Russian Federation. His retail concept has interesting points to share with having the total straight in the navigation bar.
Bringing a cross section of the ocean into your lounge with the Robben Island Coffee Table is a great example of the intersection of art and furniture design. This island is infamous for its prison that held Nelson Mandela during the Apartheid regime. The coffee table displays Robben Island and the vast South Atlantic Ocean around it.
Mortise Design is a brand designer & illustrator based in Tokyo, Japan. He recently shared a brand identity for Sushi Junction, it's a colorful design mixed with Japanese & Chinese cuisine.
We are looking at this series of illustrations mixed with paintings by Rinat Khabirov. An artist based in Saint Petersburg, Russian Federation, he shared many impressions and memories from a trip to Georgia. His style is a blend of a photography and painting!
Happy Monday everyone, let's share one burst of inspiration roundup, calling it: Pure Inspiration. We have our UI Inspiration but this one is more scattered. We are not trying to be focused but sharing a series of images from UI interactions, photography, illustration, graphic design and so on.
What a great time to be a designer, even better if you are working with UI and UX. If you stop for a minute and think that less than five years ago there landscape of tools for UI and UX were very poor. Fireworks was gone and Sketch was in its infancy. Fast forward to today and the story is very different. There's an abundance of tools and they keep getting better.
Rouslan MALSAGOV and The21night . shared a beautiful post on their Behance profile title BONET. It's a series of architecture illustrations with a clean vector look. They were created to pay homage to the architect Antonio Bonet.
I just came back from my week visiting Hiroshima including the island of Naoshima (Art Island). Departing from Okayama, it has been an incredible journey and one of the things you encounter when you are traveling in another country is the art & design (as a designer for the least). From the architecture, interior, tv advertisements...just everything.
There are some projects that are really incredible but very difficult to understand, especially when the designer doesn't add any description. That's the case of this super intricate industrial design project that Fernanda Morrill shared on her Behance profile for Mexico Paralelo titled Critical Design.
When people ask why we run Abduzeedo, our answer is always, we are always looking for things that inspire us. We are also trying to find new projects before they get featured on other publications. There are some projects that we have to share even after they get featured because they are too good.
anime · illustration · japan · digital art
Currently in Japan for what we could call our "annual vacation", we have been exploring many cities including Tokyo, Osaka, Okayama, Hiroshima and more. One of the many things I have personally been fascinated is anime. In Japan, anime is like a national landmark. It's everywhere and people are reading anime on their phones, in the subway, in the convenience stores and more.
Who doesn't like a beautiful tattoo? I'm talking about those pieces that get your attention. Artworks that make your turn your head to see more of it and check the details. And yes, I'm the kind of person that will start a conversation if I like a tattoo. I know, weird. There are several different styles of tattoo out there.
Tim Tadder shared an incredible photography post on his Behance profile titled "Portraits in Color. The composition and colors are just fantastic. They are part of the Glowing color, a series of images exploring light.
Juhani Jokinen is an Associate Lead Concept Artist for Ubisoft. He is based in Helsink, Finland. Juhani is a concept designer, art director, and illustrator. He specializes in producing conceptual ideas and high-end artwork for clients within the entertainment industry.
molistudio ™ is a studio based in Buenos Aires, Argentina, they have cooked up an illustration series about tennis. Simple as that, with the recent worldwide news we all heard of in the field of tennis, I thought it would be cool to have a little close-up to this sport and somehow appreciate all the little details.
Dieter Rams taught us that good design is "long-lasting" with his 10 Principles of Good Design. It's for me a sometimes, almost forgotten principle in the age of the internet. Everything has become so ephemeral with new trends popping up and people following immediately.
In an effort to try to bring some nostalgia back, today we proudly announce the return of one of our most popular typography series, the Friday Free Font and we are featuring an awesome one. Anodina, created by Stefano Giliberti, is a font family with human features but symmetric in it’s soul.
Motion design and animations have a significant role in today's app and web design. They can drive user attention to a specific part of the UI and help designers to reduce the amount of information needed to make the interface more intuitive. In some cases, animations are a differentiator, adding professionalism, finesses and polish to a website or app making them feel natural.
Our friends from InVision have launched two things recently! First of all, they are introducing a new design of their blog now called: Inside Design. They are also sharing a free wireframe kit, to celebrate their launch as well, how cool is that?!