Design Archive

Taking You For a Ride – Automotive Concepts by Khyzyl Saleem

Prepare to be blown away. At just the tender age of 21, Khyzyl Saleem seems to be in a league of his own when it comes to creating his own car designs. Based in Mancehster, United Kingdom, this digital artist & illustrator simply stuns with his work. The impressive attention to detail for each car is amazing, […]

What’s in a Bag – Fashionable Designs by Stella Derkzen

Netherlands-based designer Stella Derkzen presents a new way of carrying your belongings through her collection of bag designs called “By Mean of Content.” The bags show their personality by showing or giving a hint what’s inside the bag. Through the use of translucent materials, the bags are able to stretch and take the shape of […]

Time and Matter – Photorealistic Works of Art by Bill Fink

Bill Fink is the revolutionary artist behind Time and Matter Photography. He captures images not by film, but by painstakingly recreating them using material from the subject. Bill’s medium of choice can be a bit controversial. In the past, he has used human hair, soil, and even human ashes. The image above is that of […]

Cookie Design – Decorate Cookies Like a Pro with Amber Spiegel

What you see below are actual cookies meant for eating, and at the bottom of the post is a how-to video for instructions on how you can learn to do this yourself. Made by New York-based pastry chef Amber Spiegel, each of these painstakingly detailed ornamental designs can take up to 45 minutes. Let me […]

Flowers in Potholes – Colorful Tile Mosaics by Jim Bachor

Potholes are the bane of motorists and commuters everywhere. Jim Bachor decided to hit two birds with one stone by filling those potholes in with colorful tile mosaics. His project not only prettifies the streets, it makes for smoother rides, too. It looks like Jim has his work cut out for him in Chicago where […]

Teasingly Twisted Animal Hybrids by Sarah DeRemer

Sarah DeRemer’s PETA-approved animal manipulations would have probably been Dr. Moreau’s dream come true. Sarah is a California-based artist who has been working with animals for ten years. She studied Studio Art at UC Davis and has since moved to Korea to teach English. Being in Korea meant that she no longer had access to […]

Timeless Classics – Images by Eisen Bernardo

Eisen Bernardo is a Filipino children’s book illustrator and graphic designer. He is the artist behind the viral  images of modern magazine covers juxtaposed into classical paintings. The series is called “Mag + Art”. I love the way that each image fits perfectly, and sometimes seamlessly, into the scene. The series is where Picasso, Ingres, […]

Unlikely – Hilariously Useless Objects by Giuseppe Colarusso

Giuseppe Colarusso ius the artist responsible for the square-shaped rolling pin that you see up there. It’s just one of the hilariously useless objects that he has created for his series ‘Unlikely’. In some of the images, the catch isn’t immediately obvious and it’ll take a while for the viewer to catch on to the […]

Zany Chalk Art by David Zinn

David Zinn has been featured in Pondly before but we just can’t get enough of his zany chalk art. This time, we’ve featured a number of his most recent work that has cropped up all over Ann Arbor, Michigan. David draws his characters on the spot, using found objects, street fixtures, and even random cracks on […]

Union – Creative Furniture Design by Hilla Shamia

Hilla Shamia is an extremely creative product designer who has found a novel way to ‘marry’ wood with metal to create sleek and stylish tables and benches. The process involves pouring molten aluminum into the irregularly shaped piece of wood and molding it to the desired shape. The process leaves the wood a bit charred […]

Artistically Appetizing Breakfasts

Attempts to nail down the creator of these appetizingly artistic pancakes have failed, but for all his anonymity, his talent is self-evident. Imagine waking up to a breakfast of fantastically rendered pancakes before school. Breakfast of champions indeed. These images were uploaded by user ptgkbgte in Reddit and has since gone viral all over the […]

Kirie – Delicate Paper Sculptures by Akira Nagaya

Akira Nagaya is a Japanese artist who creates impossibly intricate paper cut-outs entirely by hand. Akira discovered his talent for making fine cuts while learning the art of sasabaran – a technique for cutting food decorations from bamboo leaves at sushi shops. While practicing, he discovered, to his own amazement, that he actually enjoyed the […]

Rendered – 3D Art by Lee Griggs

Lee Griggs is a Madrid-based artist who uses 3D animation and rendering software to create these realistic topographical illustrations. Most of them resemble ocean floors, planetary surfaces, or even weather patterns. Each image is made of innumerable colored cubes, cylinders, and spheres extruded to create eye-catching patterns. Lee utilizes Maya Xgen and Arnold to render […]

Magical Needlework by Chloe Giordano

Chloe Giordano’s miniature embroidered animals have been making the round in the internet lately. Their size as well as the level of detail that Chloe has put into them has impressed even the most jaded internet skeptic. Also, she does it all freehand. She creates her own patterns and works out for herself the best […]

Creatively Useless Product Designs by Katerina Kamprani

Katerina Kamprani went out of her way to create some of the most counter productive designs ever. She calls the series “The Uncomfortable”. An apt description to anyone trying to drink out of a prickly wine glass, eat out of a furry plate, and eat using hinged forks and spoons. Katerina is currently based in […]

Shadows on the Wall – Paintings and Installations by Anders Gjennestad

Anders Gjennestad is the artist responsible for these awesome, gravity-defying kids playing on the wall. Anders specializes in creating shadow people using his own photographs. The stencils he uses are hand cut and layered to create a detailed and complex photorealistic images. It also helps that his work is perfectly placed to fool the eye. […]

Greek God Graffiti by Pichi & Avo

Internationally renowned graffiti duo Pichi & Avo were invited over to Werchter, Belgium to create a a massive, site-specific installation for the North West Walls Street Art Festival. The installation consisted of stacked up container crates upon which the artistsweregiven free reign to exercise their creativity. The result featured their trademark signature of Greek gods […]

Rail Art by Artur Bordalo

Artur Bordalo is a graffiti artist whose work has definitely raised the bar on railroad art. Using the parallel lines of a railroad as a canvas, Arturo has managed to convey both humor and cynicism into his minimalistic work. His often uses bright neon colors in his work to make it stand out against the […]

Fresh from the Ground – BlackChocolateCo

I’m pretty sure Dr. Hanibel Lecter will be pretty delighted by these sinful desserts by BlackChocolateCo. Handmade from the finest Belgian chocolate, these life-sized, anatomically correct skulls are a fitting choice for the doctor’s table. They even come in different flavors: dark chocolate, caramel chocolate, milk chocolate, and chilli chocolate. BlackChocolateCo is a UK-based chocolatier […]

Glass with Class – Smoke Paintings by Jim Dingilian

These smokey bottles are the creations of artist Jim Dingilian. Coating the insides of the bottles with soot is the easy part, brushing it away with tools set on dowels is the hand-cramping part, recognizing smoke/soot as a medium is simply a stroke of genius. His art has been described as “dripping with a sense […]

Cheerful Facades – Fun Murals by Patrick Commecy

Patrick Commecy and his team has done a great job of transforming boring building facades into fun and witty works of art. His hyperrealistic style would make anyone take a second look at the buildings. Patrick likes to incorporate local famous people from the town into his work. An example would be his trompe l’oeil […]

Pizza Portraits by Domenico Crolla

Domenico Crolla is the owner of the famous Bella Napoli restaurant that serves one-of-a kind pizza portraits. Food portraits are nothing new, but Domenico’s creations are particularly impressive given the fact that he had only four things to work with, namely dough, tomato sauce, mozzarella cheese, and his imagination. Some of the celebrities he’s featured […]

Croc vs Lacoste – Clever Advertising Photogrphy by Joseph Ford

Joseph Ford was midway through getting his degree in French and Italian in Cambridge when he started taking pictures. He got his first big break as a photographer while doing some ads for TBWA Paris. His rapid rise through the ranks of advertising photographers can only be described as meteoric. These days, he can be […]