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We All Have a Happy Place, Where’s Yours? The Dark and Cinematic Photo Works of Corey Crawford

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According to Corey Crawford: “My passion for photography and visual storytelling has driven me to want to travel all around the world to discover and capture iconic/unique locations and destinations for no other reason than just pure curiosity. Travelling to different destinations where it is out of my comfort zone and knowing that their are locations out there that still have to be discovered and having that mindset is definitely without a doubt why I still carry on this huge passion for photography.” Continue reading »

Beneath the Veil: The Psychedelic Art Works of Richard Ingersoll

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You can find a lot in Richard Ingersoll’s drawings – and it’s not just in their crazy, psychedelic subjects, but in how different the perception of the pictures is from how the mood of the viewer changes. In moments of sadness they add to despondency, in moments of joy they add to cheerfulness. If this is not a sign of the artist’s skill, we wash our hands of it. Continue reading »

Anatomy of a Ruin: The Superb Dark and Creepy Art Works of Sam Wolfe Connelly

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A long-haired girl in a white dress floating in the middle of the room, a dead man in a pond, a creepy dog in golf shoes – images that seem to have emerged from some vague dream are so deeply rooted in the culture that today almost no horror story can do without them. Continue reading »

The Dark Surrealism of Arturo Rivera

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Arturo Rivera was born in Mexico City in 1945. He studied painting at Academia de San Carlos in Mexico City (1963-68); and silk-screen process and photo-silk screen process at The City Lit Art School of London (1973-74). Continue reading »

Funny And Slightly Inappropriate Comics From “Fruit Gone Bad”

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Have you ever wondered what would happen if foods were brought to life and could talk? In this artist’s parallel comic world, fruit and vegetables have gone ‘bad’ and a little twisted. Continue reading »

Do You Know Who You Are?: Superb Cinematic Photo Works By Nariman Darbandi

These are difficult times we live in, friends. The main thing now is to preserve the mental health of ourselves and our loved ones. The cinematic photo works of Nariman Darbandi will help to distract from heavy thoughts and immerse yourself in a beautiful melancholy. Continue reading »

Dystopian Streets Of Seattle In Gloomy Photographs By Tek

Tek is a Seattle, WA based street photographer. His creative passion aims to capture the emotions of the street’s untold stories. Continue reading »

An Artist Confronts Depression with The Help of Photography

According to Dieter Ruistocht: “Four years ago I fell from a building when I was taking pictures. I hurt my leg. Since then I had a lot of surgeries, most with no result. Continue reading »

Dreamy and Cinematic New York City Photographs by Dimitri Guédé

According to a photographer: “I am a visual story teller, who aims to project new perspectives of the world. As a photographer based out of New York City, my photograhs are significantly influenced by “The city that never sleeps”!. My passion can be seen in my work. I strive to expose great detail with my editing style being heavily inspired by cinematic works, such as Joker, Blade runner 2049, and Altered Carbon.” Continue reading »

Artist Criticizes Our Society By Showing Two Different Sides Of The Same Story

Without exaggeration I would like to say that Design You Trust was the first to write about this Russian artist. Not even a year has passed, and Russian artist Anton Gudim is back! In today’s article, we want to share more of his sarcastic comics from the “YES, BUT” series. Anton is a master of absurdity, irony, and dark humor. His illustrations perfectly capture the ridiculousness of modern society and make fun of something that we have accepted as normal. Continue reading »

The Order of the Heavens: Dark Fantasy by João Paulo Bragato

João Paulo Bragato is a Brazilian artist who draws whimsical characters and creatures that would fit perfectly into the world of some cool dystopian fantasy. A certain fairy-tale quality, subtle colors and smooth lines make Bragato similar to the legendary illustrator Yoshitaka Amano (Vampire Hunter D, Final Fantasy, Angel’s Egg), but the Brazilian’s work is still quite distinctive. Continue reading »

Digital Alchemy: Dark and Macabre Art by Necro

Necro is a Spanish artist who makes the coolest art with all kinds of demonic crap in a dystopian neo-Gothic style. He collaborated with such giants as Blizzard, Konami, Sony, DC, Marvel and many other famous companies. Continue reading »

Nightmares Under the Moon: Dark and Gloomy Illustrations by Brian Luong

Brian Luong is an illustrator currently residing in Southern California. Pulling inspiration from landscapes and natural subject matters, he creates scenes and subjects that range from being tranquil to otherworldly. Continue reading »

Sick Bastard Jeff Mahannah and His Off-The-Wall Humor

The artist Jeff Mahannah (previously featured) lives in Kalamazoo, Michigan. As a matter of fact, not much else is known about him. But one thing is clear, this bastard has a sick sense of humor. Aborted babies, unclean bodies, bodily fluids and severed limbs flow from his sketches like the inner light from Raphael’s paintings. How his work has bypassed Instagram censorship is almost inexplicable. Continue reading »

How Do the Inhabitants of Hell Fare? Sant V. Schreiber’s Infernal Portraits of Demons

The artist Sant V. Schreiber has found his thing and follows his guideline clearly: he paints portraits of demons. Sometimes as if they were customers and intend to look as imposing as possible in the picture. Continue reading »

Pechkeks Misfortune Cookies – The Dark Humored Biscuit That Bites Back

When is the last time your fortune cookie ever said something accurate, foretelling or even grammatically correct? Never, that’s when. Easy to eat but tough to swallow, these Misfortune Cookies are much more accurate. Continue reading »

“Age of the Succubus”: The Demonic and Dark Tales of Nona Limmen

Dutch photographer Nona Limmen is based in Amsterdam, but her marvelous analog photos capture visions of a vast, mystical world nebulously bordering our own. Continue reading »

The Dark Post-Design Typographic Experiences of Jaden

Add another post-design artist to your bookmarks. The anonymous artist works under the name Jaden and shows his skills in modern tribal typography. Continue reading »

“Deathmask Divine”: The Superb Dark Paintings of Bahrull Marta

Bahrull Marta is a self taught artist from Indonesia. His work are exploration of various medium and techniques, focusing in mixed media process from painting to digital multiple layers of texture, his personal artwork are tend to describe an abstracts and dark nuances, either in portrait and landscape. Continue reading »

“The Witching Hour”: The Dark Collages by Franksfriendx

Franksfriendx is a Graphic artist & novice astronaut, exploring alternate realities through mixed media art & design. BA graphic & visual design graduate. Inner mind situated in outer space. Continue reading »

“Rest in Peace”: The Dark, Nightmarish and Bizarre Drawings by Dima Khramtsov

Artist Dima Khramtsov from Russia draws magnificent atmospheric illustrations. Perhaps he’s depicting his fears, but who knows? Definitely, do not watch people impressionable and with a weak psyche. Continue reading »

Artist Creates Brilliant Comics For People Who Like Dark Humor

There are many comic creators out there in the world and they cover lots of topics and themes—from girl problems to fantasy stories. But not all creators are as brave as Andy, better known as Comic Dux. Andy makes dark humor comics with unexpected and twisted endings that will probably leave you surprised and often feeling a little violated. Continue reading »

“Shadows”: The Superb Cinematic, Dark and Melancholic Photoworks of Kaiwan Shaban

Kaiwan Shaban, Born and raised in the city of Akre in the Kurdistan region, a 22 years old digital artist, and internationally published photographer and filmmaker. Continue reading »

Digital Illusions and Dark Fantasy Artworks of Rahul Das

“An Artist based in Mumbai, India. I have been extensively involved with various art and design studios since 2004. Have successfully contributed as a Illustrator and art director in designing several magazines, art projects and campaigns for publishers, corporates and the advertising industry. Working from concept to completion with a strong sense of design, detail and precision. Continue reading »

“Honey, Where Are You?”: The Superb Horror and Nightmare Artworks of Alexander Solomin

Alexander Solomin aka Prophetharm describes himself as “a horror picture drawer and occasional illustrator of similar literature.” Continue reading »