Just to keep the momentum with Tesla's Cybertruck, I decided to share a series of futuristic car designs by Zenildo Almeida simply titled: Sci-Fi Vehicles. Hint* None of the cars have 'tires', they are mostly 'hovering' above the ground. I just love how the background is set into a post-apocalytic world in the desert. There is definitely a Mad Max vibe in the atmosphere.
I wouldn't start imagining what it feels like to be in a 'coma', a deep state of prolonged unconsciousness is a scary feeling. I never met anyone who lived this kind of experience before but artist Abdulrahman Alhusainey has created an incredible series through art simply titled: 'Coma'. I really love the fact his visual approach is inspired by a journey, be ready to scroll! Make sure to scroll all the way till the end.
The kind folks from Procreate have announced their 2019 art winners where they challenge artists to explore the concept of ‘Contrast’ in all its complex shades, and light, of meaning. With ground-breaking canvas the resolution, 136 incredible brushes, and more. Procreate is a solid application that allows artists and digital creatives to do enhance their day-to-day workflow. You should definitely check out this year's lineup of winners and take part in the community if you wanna share your work and learn from others.
Luis de la Barrera-Montenegro is a visual artist, 3D, motion artist based in Madrid, Spain. He has been making an interesting 3D digital art series about our everyday tools as we all commonly know them about. But in his series, he actually replaced the elements or shall we call them components used instead of actually making 3D renders of the tool itself. The results are so clever and remarkable. Hope you will enjoy this collection!
Climate Change. A concerning subject that has been making buzz for the right reasons, we have come to the point where we can't just ignore anymore. Did you get the news to what happened to Venise for example (Link by voanewscom). The future of our planet is in great danger. To help spread the message, I decided to share the work from Nick Pederson.
I am starting to be quite fascinated Cinema 4D, maybe because I am getting too cluttered with interface & product design tools. But there is imaginative freedom to create something in another dimension. 3D artist named Anna Caban proves it right that you can clearly justify your creative needs through personal explorations. We are featuring her personal project titled: 'Flower Pool', a series of experiments she made using Cinema 4D and Octane. Hope you will enjoy!
Let's take a look at the work from Ladislas Chachignot who is an illustrator, digital painter, and creator of the Citizens of the Jungle Illustration Series. What is it? Well, it's a series of portraits illustrating our lost connection towards nowadays strong resistance of technology and our initial primitive "wilderness". First of all, I truly love the variety of colors used throughout this series and utterly more knowing its signification.
It's not my first time seeing this but the use of 'illustration' in product design is very important nowadays. Most of us designers are eager to craft the simplest and most intuitive user experience. Meanwhile, we do sometimes neglect the use of illustrations to communicate the features with much more tenacity. This is why we are sharing the work of Aldiyar Aidash who is a product designer taking a stab at illustrations, really great stuff! It's definitely will be inspiring some of us to take the right 'virage'.
Continuing the tribute for the cult movie Blade Runner and being now living in November 2019. I decided to feature another artist but this is a conceptual artist from Singapore. We are taking another route for this article, let's get out of the city with his 'Procedural Landscape' series that he shared on Behance. In this series, you will be taken in the desert, close to the ocean and everywhere.
I haven't worked with Photoshop in quite a long time, however, I feel that it's, perhaps time to get back to it. The reason I say this is because when I saw the digital art that JT DiMartile created for the Emission Series I got the urge to open Photoshop and try to recreate those shapes and light effects.
We are featuring the illustrations from Denise aka surudenise, they are filled with pastel colours, Japan, cats and alleyways. What else do you want? These are packed with beautiful and vibrant colors! I especially like her two illustrations referring to Kyoto Cats Day/Night, almost have that Anime feels. You should definitely give her a follow on Instagram where she incorporates the same feels in terms of color palette.
Jesus Amador is a product designer working with UI and UX design but he is also an incredible digital artists as you can see on this beautiful project he shared on his Behance profile. The illustrations and digital art have a super stylish look with a sort of sepia tone and a very surrealist feel. I am a fan of anything that combines abstract ideas with the noir look, which it seems that J Amador achieved amazingly well.
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. As you can see from the digital art collection below, his work is simply awesome with subjects ranging from epic Nile battles to awesome Sci-fi concepts.
Our friends from Ars Thanea have shared the project they have worked with Nike. What is it this time? They were part of a campaign to promote the new Nike model: Adapt. Claiming its next-generation of tech and sports footwear. Here are a few keywords: self-lacing system, mobile app. Does that sound great? Let's give it a look!
This typographic series started as exploration while playing with the settings and glass materials within the applications 'Arnold renderer and 'Cinema 4D'. The results are mesmerizing, the idea of 'dispersion' comes from the familiar example of a rainbow. I guess we are all familiar with that stripe of colors. The challenge to achieve such a natural look, takes time and commitment to do so. We are featuring the work of denfo, who took that ideology and decided to create a 'typography series titled: 'Alphabet Dispersion'.
We are almost at the end of the week, 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. Everything handpicked on Dribbble, one burst of inspiration can go a long way. Let me know what you think?
I am gonna start by saying that social media platforms can have its benefits and its disadvantages. I won't be the first to tell you that I have experience both and it's not always a fairytale. Again, it's a sense of control that you give yourself on, do you let yourself submerge yourself into the endless sea of notifications or give it some control. Continuing the pursuit of my discoveries of talented designers and artists from Switzerland, I would like to present the work of Andrea Philippon who is based in Lausanne, Switzerland.
As I am finalizing my next 'thoughts on' how I am reflecting my move to Switzerland. It's an ABDZ tradition to scramble around Behance to find and discover designers and artists from the beautiful country I am currently living in. There are so many finds and many talented designers to feature on Abduzeedo, this is the beginning of something new. As starters, we are looking at this nonsense (a play on words) 3D series and it has been designed by Roman Bratschi.
The iconic Nizo S 800 Braun Super 8 was made in Germany by Niezoldi & Krämer / Braun. This thing is a beautiful piece of history, one of the best super8 cameras ever built. This camera is gorgeous in terms of design, usability and how cool you used to look when filming. We are featuring the 3D creation by Jason Zigrino who built the Nizo S 800 right from scratch with Maxon Cinema 4D, ArionFX, Fusion 360 and Redshift3D. The result is magnificent and we had to find a slot to share this 3D achievement. Just take a look at the details, the dials, the font used and everything. Just wow!
In product design, especially when building a digital product and/or platform. Aside from building a design system, progressing into an organization collaboration, stepping a design language to the stakeholder's table and more. We often forget little things like illustrations, yeah that old thing! To be knowledge, it's a great way to express different kinds of things. Whatever it is an icon, transcending a vision of a feature, on-boarding or just giving a polished look to your product. I think it's really important to include this mindset in the design process.