Goran Lazec, Bochum based tattooist and street artist

Friday, 30 September, 2016

Artwork by Goran Lazec

Goran Lazec is a former police officer turned artist, graphic designer, and tattooist, working in the German city of Bochum. The work on his Instagram page is a collection of what I’d call street art styled portraits.

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Minimal LEGO, artworks by Jaime Sánchez

Thursday, 29 September, 2016

Artwork by Jaime Sanchez

I think it could be argued that LEGO building blocks were designed to be an artistic medium, rather than for fun and play. One thing is for certain, I’ve lost count now of the number of times I’ve seen artists and creatives incorporate LEGO into their work.

Spanish visual artist, and advertising photographer, Jaime Sánchez is no exception, and the building blocks feature in his latest project, Minimal LEGO, that you can see more of here, while more of his work can be found on his Behance page.

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Vector style illustrations and design by Vectoria

Thursday, 29 September, 2016

Image by Vectoria

Vectoria is a freelance vector illustrator and graphic designer residing in Kuala Lumpur, who specialises in the production of eye-catching vector style illustrations and design. More work can be seen on Instagram and Behance.

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Thirty GIF animations inspired by a visit to Los Angeles

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

I’m as much a fan of GIF animations as the next person, but I do think that video is the best way to view them. To that end, London based animator and designer James Curran, obliges with LA Gifathon, a clip containing thirty animations that were inspired by a recent visit to Los Angeles.

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Visual representations of spoken words, that’s greentings

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

Artwork by Jenny Green

Birmingham based designer and creative Jenny Green’s greentings project is a visual representation of well known, day to day, expressions. The trick, when you go the greentings Instagram page, is to guess what the image means before you click on it, to see the title. A fun idea, if ever there were one. See more of her work on Behance.

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A glimpse of the work of a concept artist working in gaming

Wednesday, 28 September, 2016

Artwork by Atey Ghailan

Atey Ghailan is a concept artist working for Los Angeles based global games company, Riot Games. If you’re an artist whose into gaming, then this sounds like it would be the perfect job to me. A whole lot more of his work can be seen here.

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Juan Ortiz’s vintage style posters for the original Star Trek TV show

Monday, 12 September, 2016

Vintage style Star Trek poster, by Juan Ortiz

Last Friday marked the fiftieth anniversary of the first television screening of Star Trek.

To commemorate the occasion, Juan Ortiz, an illustrator and designer, who has worked for Disney, and Warner Bros., has created eighty vintage style posters for each of the episodes from the show’s three series run. He has published all the designs in a book, Star Trek: The Art of Juan Ortiz, but you see a selection of them at Creative Bloq.

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Master the art of smoke and mirrors and you will be a great designer

Monday, 12 September, 2016

My career as a web designer might have lasted a whole lot longer, had I have heeded what San Francisco based designer Pablo Stanley, had to say:

Never mind that part of your job is making things easy to understand. Use phrases like “A holistic approach” or “brand storytelling” or other jargon that will keep people scratching their heads, afraid to ask what that even means. The more buzzwords you use, the less you have to explain your actual design thinking.

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Gosia Herba, illustrator and graphic designer

Friday, 9 September, 2016

Illustration by Gosia Herba

Take some minutes, or longer, if you can, to look at the work of Gosia Herba, a graphic designer and illustrator living in Wroclaw, Poland.

Via Hypnophant.

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Nature inspired illustration by Kate O’Hara

Wednesday, 7 September, 2016

Illustration by Kate O'Hara

Going by her Instagram page, Nevada based illustrator Kate O’Hara loves to commune with nature, something that in turn inspires a lot of her work.

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