Graphic Design Archive

15 Famous Company Logos with Hidden Meanings

Sometimes, art is used to influence individuals on a subconscious level. This is a tactic often used in advertising, and embedding subliminal messages have been used in campaigns by Pepsi, to Palmolive. Company logos, however, sometimes tell a cleaner, more honest story. Take a look at a few of the below well-known logos, and see […]

Back to Basics – Pixel Art by Megapont

Remember when things were a lot simpler in the digital world? Remember when Mario and Luigi were just mere bits of pixels but still fun to play? Well, prepare to reminisce the simplicity and fun you once had in the past because it’s back to basics with artist Megapon and these pixel art pieces. The images […]

VectorVice – Affordable Alternatives to Vector Stock Websites

Great looking and highly detailed graphic vector files do not have to cost you an arm and a leg. Here at Pondly, we recently discovered VectorVice, a small business with great enthusiasm for graphic design. Vector Vice was started by a group of designers who had to deal with stock vectors, and did not like […]

Back to Pixels by Ercan Akkaya

What will happen if you take your favorite superheroes back to basics? For Turkish graphic artist Ercan Akkaya, superheroes stripped of their fancy details are just pixels and colors. The designs are good way to play guessing games with your family and friends. Take a look at the pixels below and try to name every single […]

Marrying Art and Food by Jeremy & Gabrielle

Sydney-based designers Jeremy & Gabrielle take their love for both art and food with the Art of Sandwiches, a series of prints that shows mouth-watering sandwiches posters in various art movements. Four of these movements were depicted in the series: Abstract, Cubism, Minimalism and Psychedelic. These designs can be used for room posters (perfect for […]

You Are What You Eat by Alejo Malia

Ever heard of the saying “You are what you eat?” Spanish illustrator and graphic designer Alejo Malia takes it to heart and literally with his new designs that depicts food in different forms. Alejo shows culinary favorites such as donuts, pancakes, waffles and sushi. Also included are favorite sweets such as cookies and strawberry creams […]

Man Meets Woman – Minimalist Pictograms by Yang Liu

In Yang Liu’s series Man Meets Woman, she created a number of pictograms highlighting the different gender stereotypes and misconceptions. The men’s side is green and the women’s side is in hot pink. The illustrations are accompanied by a one-liner description. I love how the series playfully addresses society’s expectations on modern-day issues such as gender stereotypes, […]

Colorful Gigantic Murals by Etam Cru

Sainer and Bezt are a couple of Polish graffiti artists collectively known as Etam Cru. They are the artists behind these large scale murals plastered all over Europe. They met while studying at the Academy of Fine Arts. Individually, they’re pretty successful freelance designers and commercial artists, but together, their artwork has taken the Europe […]

Unexpected Animals – Street Art by Whoam Irony and Placee Boe

Giant spray-painted images of animals have been cropping up all over the UK courtesy of creative duo Whoam Irony and Placee Boe. Thus far, they’ve inflicted humongous renditions of a snarling fox, a climbing squirrel, an amused crow, a pissed pigeon, a smug bird (sparrow?) and one rather adorable chihuahua. Their work is as brilliant […]

Pop Art – Illustrations by 2ToastDesign

2ToastDesign is actually a two-person team composed of Jordina & Nando. According to their site, they’re a loving couple who lives in a sunny beachfront penthouse located in Barcelona, Spain. Jordina takes care of the small house repairs as well as the logistical side of their expanding art business. She’s also into crafts, interior house […]

Apex Predators – Graffiti by Rems182

Rems 182 is the artistic handle of Italian graffiti artist Emanuele Ronco. His larger-than-life work blurs the line between surrealism and reality. Most of his murals are very symbolic and often provokes the viewer to take a good long look at his work. He is also part of Truly Design which is an art studio […]

Behind the Scenes – The Flip Side of Album Covers by Harvezt

Harvezt is the awesome artist behind these re-imagined covers of well-known albums. He painstakingly made a totally believable flip side to each cover. He made absolutely sure that each of his ‘flipped’ versions perfectly matched the original covers down to the last detail. It’s amazing how he got the texture, lighting,and style down to pat. […]

The Infamous Bansky

According to Wikipedia (and who doesn’t trust Wikipedia?), Bansky is “a pseudonymous England-based graffiti artist, political activist, film director, and painter.” The fact that he merits a Wikipedia article is an indication of how famous Bansky has become. His worked has inspired many an artist to take their work to the streets. Nick Stern, a […]

Dog Fights – Digital Creations by Ink

INK is a UK-based, multi-award winning digital production studio that combines imagination and cutting edge digital technology to create beautifully crafted images for advertisements, production companies, and designers. They said: “Our idea is to deliver work that feels hand-crafted, made for a particular client, with the same attention to detail and sophistication expected of the leading brands we […]

When Sparks Fly – Ads by Jean Yves Lemoigne

Jean-Yves Lemoigne is the go-to guy if you want fun and clever ads that will stick in your consumer’s minds for a long time. His list of clients include some of the biggest industry names. Lemoigne’s clients include: Axe, Volkswagen, Saatchi&Saatchi, Oldspice, Hewlett-Packard, Audi, Citroen, Visa, and many more. He worked as an art director […]

20th Century Starks – Graphic Design and Illustrations by Mike Wrobel

Mike Wrobel is a French graphic designer based in Japan. He blames X-Files, Street Fighter,and horror movie magazines for his vivid imagination. According to him, he isn’t really interested in obvious and common designs. Mike’s goal is “to come up with something unique, strong, and smart to make you and your business stand apart, attractive […]

Awesome 3D Digital Paintings by Cynthia Decker

Cynthia Decker began drawing on a computer when she was just 13 years old. She studied drawing and design all throughout high school. When the technology became available to her, she started digital painting while continuing to work on more traditional media like acrylics, oils, and pastels. In 1998, Cynthia began using 3D software and […]

Mind Blowing Digital Art by Hugo Ceneviva

Hugo Ceneviva is a 26-year old freelance digital artist from Brazil with a background in art direction, 3D graphics, creative retouching, and CGI. He already has an impressive list of clients in just six and a half years. According to him., his real passion lies in the manipulation of images, spending hours on a single […]

Paperless Paper Cutouts by Eiko Ojala

Eiko Ojala is a graphic designer, art director, and illustrator. His work has been featured in art blogs like Trendland, iGnant, Fubiz, It’s Nice That,, and Etapes. Eiko has also been nominated for the “Young iIllustrators Award" at www.illustrative.de. One of his more recent series feature realistically rendered digital paper collages. At first glance one […]

Legends, Myth, and Fantasy – Paintings by Krystal Camprubi

Krystal Camprubi got into the arts at at early age. She had a bit of difficulty deciding which particular branch of the creative arts she would focus on. She had dabbled in music, literature, and painting. In college, she learned piano while studying Celtic mythology and medieval literature. Her literary background heavily manifests itself in […]

The Last Fiesta – Illustrations by Chris Parks

Chris Parks hails from Tampa Bay Florida. He is also known as Pale Horse, perhaps as a reference to one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse. His art is as colorful as it is bold. The theme usually revolves around religious icons thinly disguised with the trappings of Mexican culture. Chris is also into […]

Untold Horrors – Concept Art by David Paget

David Paget is a Concept artist who delights in giving the viewer a small and not-so-fleeting glimpse of post-apocalyptic horrors. he is currently working as an artist Double Eleven Limited in England. Prior to this, he taught digital art at Teesside University in the UK. He also freelanced within the Games and Film Industry. David […]

Utopia vs Dystopia – Digital Landscapes by Andrey S. Obryvalin

These dramatic utopian and post-apocalyptic landscapes are the digital masterpieces of Moscow-based artist Andrey S. Obryvalin. All of them are based on the artist’s own flights of fancy, but the photo-realistic makes them feel very real indeed. Andrey has been working in the advertising industry for years, mostly in graphic design. This experience has served […]

T.G.I.F – Write a Bike by Juri Zaech

Write a Bike is a a conceptual project which seeks to combine typography, bicycles, and graphic design. Juri Zaech, the artist behind Write a Bike creatively manipulated the bike frame to spell out words, mostly people’s names. These bikes are clearly not meant for the road but this sort of outside-the-box thinking is a relief […]