The Last Fiesta – Illustrations by Chris Parks

By on April 24, 2013, in Graphic Design

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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 heavy metal, tattoos, heavy metal, skateboarding, and psychedelics.

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Untold Horrors – Concept Art by David Paget

By on March 12, 2013, in Graphic Design

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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 graduated with First Class BA Honors in Digital Character Animation.

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Utopia vs Dystopia – Digital Landscapes by Andrey S. Obryvalin

By on February 6, 2013, in Graphic Design

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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 him well when he went into freelance work. He uses *inObraS  as his creative handle on deviantArt.

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T.G.I.F – Write a Bike by Juri Zaech

By on January 30, 2013, in Graphic Design

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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 from the usual paintings and photographs featured in this site. Zaech lives and works in Paris, France.

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Top 100 Design Blogs To Follow In 2013 [Infographic]

By on January 24, 2013, in Graphic Design

 Top 100 Design Blogs To Follow In 2013 [Infographic]

We’re on the list!

An infographic by the team at CouponAudit

 


A Splash of Color – Digital Art by Ruslan Khasanov

By on January 10, 2013, in Graphic Design

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Ruslan Khasanovis a relative novice in the art world having graduated from the Ural State Academy of Architecture and Arts just in 2008. This Russian-based artist loves to experiment with various techniques and styles. He specializes in illustration, photography, and graphic design. He also likes working with typography and his colorful, splashy, liquid series is by far my favorite.

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Man and Superman – Artwork by Zerj19

By on December 26, 2012, in Graphic Design

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Edmar Cisneros is the man behind Zerj19. He is a  23-year-old artist from Mexico and one of the artists in Slashthree. Slashthree was founded in 2007. It is a non-profit international art collective representing artists in over 40 countries world wide. They provide a platform for artists to collaborate, extend their networks, give and receive critique, as well as increase exposure of their work on a global scale.

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A Trick of Memory – Artwork by Makoto Saito

By on December 24, 2012, in Graphic Design

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Makoto Saitoused to be a graphic designer, and a very good one at that. Five years ago, he became a full-fledged artist when he held a solo exhibition at the 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art in Kanazawa, Japan. Saito’s subjects are all dramatically distorted. The distortion depicts the imprecise way that images are stored and recalled from unconscious memory. He said: “I’m going to see things from my own angle, however distorted. I would like to express not just the pretty surface of things, but also the internalized ugly parts as well.”

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On the Streets of Paris – Street Art by Christian Guémy

By on December 18, 2012, in Graphic Design

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Christian Guémy is a Paris-based street artist who has been featured in Pondly once before. It looks like he has a fine new crop of artwork dotting the streets of Paris. His alias C215 is creatively incorporated into each work, rendered as a cube into an inconspicuous corner. He nay describe himself as a stencil artist but don’t be fooled. Each of his street art is drawn free hand.

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Brooklyn Assembly Kits Serve Up DIY + Graphic Design

By on December 5, 2012, in Graphic Design

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This week, Designed Good is featuring DIY pillowbackgammon, and tote bag kits, the creations of the artist and craft-master behind Brooklyn Assembly Kits. All of the kits are handmade in the USA with ethically-sourced materials.
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