Interview with Aussie visual artist and graphic designer Nikki Flux

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 29 July 2015

To say Nikki Flux has ‘made it’ is an understatement. This Aussie visual artist and graphic designer recently won the MIMCO Design Project with her State of Flux bag concept.

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This illustrator sees everyday ordinary items differently from you and I

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 4 February 2015

Oh, to have the amazing eyes of Christoph Niemann, we would then see the exciting possibilities of the mundane everyday. A paper roll can be a pouting lip. An ink pot transforms itself into a camera.

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Interview with Sydney illustrator Carla Uriarte, one half of Extreme Gelati DJs

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 November 2013

At last month’s Lost At E Minor party in Sydney, I got chatting with the wonderful Carla Uriarte – one half of Extreme Gelati DJs but also an illustrator, artist and blogger in her own right.

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Detailed linework from South African illustrator Gerhard Human

Darren Cools Reader Find

By Darren Cools in New Illustration on Friday 11 October 2013

Gerhard Human has got to be one of my favorite illustrators ever. Hailing from Cape Town, South Africa, his very unique and detailed linework takes on an effortless, rounded, highly-stylized life of it’s own. Beautiful angles and unusual points of view, minimal color usage, and edgy subject-matter all add to the intrigue. He includes a […]

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Gemma Robinson illustrates for Educause Review magazine

Contributions Reader Find

By Gemma Robinson in New Illustration on Thursday 23 May 2013

US-based Educause Review recently commissioned me to illustrate three stories in their March/April issue. Educause Review is an award-winning magazine which takes a broad look at current developments and trends in information technology and how they may affect colleges and universities.

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Your Dreams My Nightmares: podcasts by Sam Weber

Vivian Shih Reader Find

By Vivian Shih in New Trends on Wednesday 12 December 2012

Sam Weber, a favorite illustrator of mine, has a podcast where conversations and interviews are shared with the public. On his podcast, he has invited star illustrator friends of his, such as Josh Cochran and Yuko Shimizu, to discuss things about their careers and lives as illustrators. [Listen to episodes below]

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Fashion illustrations by Enzo Pérès-Labourdette

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By Emma Johnson in New Illustration on Wednesday 25 July 2012

I recently came across the work of illustrator Enzo Pérès-Labourdette for the first time at Schiphol Airport while leafing through Dutch fashion magazine, Jackie. He creates amazing illustrations, filled with vibrant colours and detail.

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Brilliant one line drawing series by Eemz

Nini Baseema Contributor

By Nini Baseema in New Illustration on Tuesday 8 May 2012

Eemz is an illustrator and mixed-media artist from Cairo. She has recently come up with a one line drawing series that I find quite adorable. Lots of her motifs look like minimalist doodling interpretations of characters from the Arabian Nights or the Pharaonic period. I would really love to see these turned into t shirt motifs or printed on postcards, so I can send them around to my friends.

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Face Book illustrations by Ewa Mos

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Saturday 5 May 2012

Photoshop-manipulating pictures before posting them on Facebook? Nothing unusual about that. But UK-based illustrator and graphic designer Ewa Mos takes this idea in a different direction, illustrating over pictures of faces in a delicate and divisive manner.

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Surreal illustrations by Guatemalan artist Muxxi

Mat Miller Reader Find

By Mat Miller in New Illustration on Thursday 26 April 2012

Muxxi is an illustrator and graphic designer from Guatemala City. Her work depicts imaginary creatures and surrealistic worlds. Ever since I discovered Muxxi’s work around a year ago, I have been hooked. Her beautifully composed arrangements of characters, colour, and shape take you to a fanciful world that you will rarely want to step out of.

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Illustrations of fashionable animals by Jamie Mitchell

Mat Miller Reader Find

By Mat Miller in New Illustration on Thursday 26 April 2012

I’m a big fan of illustrators that really put a lot of time and detail into their craft, and UK based illustrator, Jamie Mitchell, does just this. His well dressed animals certainly bring a smile to ones face at first glance, but I also like to think he’s attempting to bridge gaps between humans and the natural world that we inhabit.

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Illustrations in antique books by Hollie Chastain

Jessie Winslow Reader Find

By Jessie Winslow in New Illustration on Thursday 19 April 2012

Illustrator Hollie Chastain illuminates the tattered pages of antique books with these forest, fairy tale, and music inspired collages. The results are sweet little bursts of magic.

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Woodland animals made by Emily Warren

Melissa Kojima Reader Find

By Melissa Kojima in New Art on Tuesday 17 April 2012

Emily Warren is an amazing illustrator and paper mache artist whose muses are woodland animals and nature. She has been commissioned to create many things, including giant animal heads as decorations for an outdoor stage at a music festival. Most of her animals are trophy heads, but some are masks.

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Illustrations of pin-up girls by Tati Ferrigno

Samantha Dalrymple Reader Find

By Samantha Dalrymple in New Illustration on Tuesday 17 April 2012

Brazilian-based artist Tati Ferrigno is an amazing illustrator known for her detailed works and especially her pin-up style of art. Her works are so beautiful that some people actually ink them on their skin.

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New work from Brooklyn illustrator Thomas Pitilli

Thomas Pitilli Reader Find

By Thomas Pitilli in New Illustration on Wednesday 14 March 2012

I consider myself a very lucky person to get to draw pictures for a living. I find inspiration in many things, including the culture that I live in, the art I look at, the food I eat, the people I interact with, and the music I listen to.

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