Striking Three-Dimensional Interventions by Mr. June Layer Geometric Paintings Onto Architectural Elements

Since 1985 David Louf, aka Mr. June, has been creating striking urban interventions, recently producing murals that layer three-dimensional effects onto architectural elements. Within the last year his vibrant geometric abstractions have challenged viewer’s perceptions in projects across the world. Continue reading »

Cinematic And Moody Portrait Photography By Ryan DeKorver

Gorgeous female portraits by Ryan DeKorver, a talented self-taught photographer, retoucher, and artist currently based in Salt Lake City, Utah. Ryan focuses mainly on street portraiture. He shoots stunning beauty, fashion, and moody portrait photography. DeKorver uses Canon EOS 6D with Sigma 35mm f1.4 lens. Continue reading »

Through Photographer Jesse Rieser’s Lens, The Architectural Fallout Of The E-Commerce Revolution Is Beautiful

It’s easy to forget that the big box store is still young. Even in the relatively short history of U.S. suburbs, it’s a newcomer, spawned in the late 1960s and reaching its apex before the recession in the late 2000s. But within those four decades or so, tens of thousands of warehouse stores and malls changed what the U.S. looks like–a testament to how cheap and easy they are to build (about $45 per square foot, a third of what the average home costs per square foot). Continue reading »

“Forever Alone”: Superb Editorial Illustrations By Angelica Alzona

Angelica Alzona is a NYC-based Filipino-American illustrator, animator and designer from Washington, DC. She is currently the senior editorial illustrator for Gizmodo Media Group, formerly Gawker, making work for Gizmodo, Splinter, Jezebel, Deadspin, Kotaku, The Root, Lifehacker and Jalopnik. Continue reading »

Atmospheric Illustrations By Antoine Maillard

Detailed and atmospheric works by the French illustrator Antoine Maillard.

His illustrations, mostly in monochrome colors, tell a story and appear in publications such as The New Yorker or The New York Times. On his website you will find more interesting works by the artist, as well as an insight into his various comic works. Continue reading »

If Modern Internet Companies Existed In 1970s – Early 1990s

Retro style animated intros for today’s modern internet companies inspired by great work of sullivan & marks, Robert Abel & associates, Computer Image Corporation and various other Early CG/Scanimate companies by Future Punk. Continue reading »

Banksy Painting ‘Self-Destructs’ Moments After Being Sold In London

In a moment that caught the art world by surprise, Banksy’s Girl with Balloon self-destructed just as the final hammer signaled the end of an evening of auctions in London. The work sold for £1,042,000 ($1.4 million), tying the artist’s record at auction previously achieved in 2008. Continue reading »

Nuke Town: Bizarre Colorized Photographs From The Los Alamos National Laboratory Photographic Archives

Atomic Playground is a two-person exhibition featuring Greg Mac Gregor’s colorized photographs from the Los Alamos National Laboratory Photographic Archives and Atomic Overlook by Clay Lipsky. Atomic Playground adds to the interest generated by the New Mexico History Museum respective exhibition Atomic Histories and the Santa Fe Opera’s production of Dr. Atomic. Atomic Playground will also be on view during the semi-annual opening of the Trinity Site (Saturday October 6th, 2018), the area within the White Sands Missile Range where the first atomic bomb was tested – ushering in the atomic age. Continue reading »

Spain’s Falleras Bring Historic Opulence To Life Through The Lens Of The Photographer Luisa Dörr

Photographer Luisa Dörr was visiting her husband’s family in Cambrils, Spain, when she came across three words that took her work in a new—and lavish—direction: Fallas de Valencia. Continue reading »

Street Artists Transform Eindhoven’s Monumental Thomas Gall With Photorealistic Graffiti Art

On Friday 31st August, the completely renovated building Thomas in Eindhoven was opened exuberantly, so that after two months of renovation, the general public could finally see the metamorphosis with their own eyes. Continue reading »

Re-Imagining The Empire State Building In 9 Different Architectural Styles

The Empire State Building is one of the world’s most iconic buildings. Standing at 1,250 feet, it was the world’s tallest structure until 1972. It gained fame by being the first construction to have more than 100 floors and went on to define the modern concept of the skyscraper. A classic of Art Deco design, it’s so iconic that it is hard to imagine it looking any other way. But what would it look like as a Renaissance or Gothic construction? Discover this iconic landmark in 9 different architectural styles. Here: Ancient Roman Continue reading »

Stunning Photos From The Shortlist Of The Architectural Photography Awards 2018

Since its inception in 2012, with the support of the World Architecture Festival and facade and interior system manufacturer STO SE & Co, The Architectural Photography Awards coverage has moved from local trade papers to global news media. Continue reading »

The Ironic Loss Of The Postmodern BEST Store Facades

In the mid 1970s, the Lewis Family (the owners and operators of catalogue company BEST Products) hired Sculpture In The Environment (SITE) to create a series of facades for nine showrooms across the US. Regardless of the project’s relative financial benefits, the clients gave SITE the one thing all designers crave and fear: full creative reign. Continue reading »

Watercolor Illustrations Depicting Night Streets Of Tokyo By Mateusz Urbanowicz

Mateusz Urbanowicz, also known as Matto, is a Polish artist and illustrator currently based in Tokyo. He originally moved to Japan to study animation and comics and he landed himself a gig at Tokyo-based animation film studio CoMix Wave. His latest project is ‘Tokyo at Night’, a series of 10 watercolors illustrating the backstreets of Tokyo at night. The 10 illustrations were created along a path from Kudanshita that goes through the neighborhood of Kagurazaka and ends at Waseda. Continue reading »

Artist Jan Vormann Invites Playful Interaction By Patching Crumbling Walls With LEGO Bricks

Since 2007, Berlin-based artist Jan Vormann has used tens of thousands of LEGO bricks to patch crumbling holes in architectural structures around the world. His colorful bricks imitate the brick or cobblestone-constructed buildings he often “repairs,” however at a miniature scale. Some pieces have just a few dozen LEGOs incorporated into an installation, while others cover zig-zagging expanses that reach across entire walls. Continue reading »