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Stuff To Make You Smile – Clever Street Art by OAK OAK

So we might be a little late (give or take a month) on the draw on this one, but we wanted to announce that one of our favorite street artists of all time, OAK OAK of St. Etienne, France, has just released a new book that has more than 100 images of his works. From Calvin […]

The Beauty Within – Portraits by Henry Leutwyler

Pin It “This is the only thing I like to do and why I wake up in the morning.” said Henry Leutwyler, photographer of the stars. He was born in Switzerland in 1961. He moved to France to become an apprentice to Gilles Tapie, a distinguished photographer. After firmly establishing himself as a talented editorial […]

Untouched – Unedited Surreal Photography by Jee Young Lee

Pin It Jee Young Lee is an up-and-coming Korean artist who manages to produce these fantastic surreal images without the aide of digital manipulation. Using nothing more than cardboard cutouts, paint, and oodles of creativity, she creates worlds based in old Korean fables in her tiny studio. With the advent of digital image manipulation, work […]

In the Right Place – Street Art by Charles Leval

Pin It Charles Leval is a French street artist whose art is starting to crop up in some of the most unexpected places. Levalet, as he is known in the artistic circles, likes to use props in some of his work. The props are usually the only spots of color to be found in his […]

Unplanned Beauty – Photography by Maciej Dakowicz

Pin It Photographer Maciej Dakowicz travels around the world with his camera at the ready to capture those unique, unrehearsed, and unplanned shots. He is originally from Poland and has a PhD in computer science, but he turned his back on all that and now focuses on photography. Maciej, or “Magic” as he is known […]

Classic vs Modern Arcitecture – Photographs by Franck Bohbot

Pin It Franck Bohbot was born in France in 1980. He grew up in a musically-inclined family and he even took up drums and played in a band until his 20s. Franck has a [articular interest in the relationship that people have with architecture which led him to create his series “Respect the Architect”. In […]

Legends, Myth, and Fantasy – Paintings by Krystal Camprubi

Pin It 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 […]

Dramatic Scratchboard Illustrations by Nicolas Delort

Pin It Nicolas Delort strives to tell stories both big and small through his intricate and evocative, black and white illustrations. He started doodling as a hobby during high school, but the hobby turned into a full-blown passion when he reached college. He built up a portfolio, got into some art classes, and never looked […]

A Place of Make-Believe – Child Photography by Jean-Paul Loyer

Pin It Jean-Paul Loyer is a Paris-based photographer who specializes in child photography. Jean-Paul had no formal training and what he knows of photography, he taught himself. He must be a pretty good teacher since the quality of his work rivals those of professionals. His series “Campagnes enfant Jack n’a qu’un Oeil” is a poignant […]

T.G.I.F – Write a Bike by Juri Zaech

Pin It 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 […]