Graphic Designer Turns Transit Networks Around The World Into Minimalist Maps

These illustrations of the world’s subway systems by American graphic designer and self-professed transit nerd Peter Dovak are not just marvelous, they are also eye-opening. Called ‘220 Mini Metros’, the series comprises of 220 metro and light rail systems from cities large and small that have been “shrunken and simplified” into minimal line drawings enclosed in a circle. Continue reading »

Graphic Designer Andrea Antoni Finds Pantone Colors In The Natural Landscapes

Pantone swatches become more than (arguably) the world’s best color-matching system in the surreal photos of Italian artist and graphic designer Andrea Antoni. On his Instagram, Antoni shares images of breathtaking Italian vistas, serendipitously matched to a curated selection of Pantone swatches inserted into the frame. Continue reading »

Designer James Fridman Continues To Troll People With Hilariously Photoshopped Images

Graphic designer James Fridman (previously featured) first caught our attention back in March when he began trolling vain people with hilarious photoshopped images. The creative, who specializes in editing pictures upon requests, continues to amuse the internet with his wacky, exaggerated and literal edits. Continue reading »

The Graphic Designer Reworking Fashion’s Most Iconic Logos

Things are taking a rather different turn in the hands of Reilly, a London-based, Scottish-born graphic designer and art director who for several years now, has been toying cheerily with the logos which we see day in, day out – reworking them with fashion’s greatest mainstays. Continue reading »

Symphogear Art Designer Thomas Romain Redraws Sons’ Character Designs

Artist Thomas Romain doesn’t just work on anime projects, he also uses his artistic skills to spend quality time with his two sons. Both boys enjoy creating their own fantastical characters, from steampunk doctors to gun-wielding cyborgs. Romain then takes his kids’ character designs and redraws them in what he dubbed “Father and Sons Design Workshop.” Continue reading »

The Innovative Minimalist Earrings By The Designer Otis Jaxon

The British designer Otis Jaxon, based in London, unveils his Ear Climbers collection, an amazing series of earrings that give the illusion that the ears are doubly pierced. Some minimalist earrings with geometric shapes to discover on his Etsy shop. Continue reading »

Swedish Designer Transforms Retro-Styled Household Appliances Into Series Of Cross-Stitch Art

Sometimes the most basic, outdated household items can be turned into something pretty spectacular.

Swedish designer Ulla-Stina Wikander has taken on a project which aims to transform old and unused household appliances into works of art. The sculptures utilise antiquated objects from around the home and transforms them into recycled, contemporary display pieces with the help of some thread. Continue reading »

Designer Reaches Out To Potential Employers With Adobe-Inspired Chocolate Bars

Based in Brooklyn, graphic designer April Hansen came up with a way to end an interview on a sweet note—she has created chocolate bars that are designed to look like the icons of Adobe’s core design programs. Continue reading »

Japanese Designer Creates Solar-Powered Coat That Charges Gadgets

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If you’re sick of running out of battery on your smartphone when you need it the most, and don’t mind paying a whopping $2,480 on a coat, you might want to consider getting this solar-powered jacket that can charge your gadgets on the go. Continue reading »

Designer Creates Human Ivory Jewelry Out Of Her Own Teeth

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In a time when ivory poaching has gotten so bad that it threatens to wipe out several animal species, a young Dutch designer is creating “egalitarian jewelry” made of our very own ivory – teeth. Continue reading »

Designer Paints Alternative Posters Of Popular Movies Based On Mood In The Films

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UK-based freelance artist Karl Fitzgerald draws inspiration from the mood set in famous films, including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Kill Bill, to recreate their posters. The illustrator paints these alternative artworks and sells some of them as screen prints. Continue reading »

Turkish Designer Envisions Futuristic BMW Titan Motorcycle

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There have been endless mesmerizing motorcycle concepts we have seen in our time. While few have made real, most of them are lost in time. The Titan designed by Turkey-based designer Mehmet Doruk Erdem is one such design that Batman would love to include in his fleet, if BMW so desires. The futuristic motorcycle concept Titan has been designed for BMW. Erdem has designed seven other concepts for the motorcycle brand in the past, all of which depict uniqueness and authenticity of BMW, but this one is arguably the best. Continue reading »

Using Digital Editing, Designer Places Manhattan Buildings In Desolate Landscapes

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United Nations headquarters (Photo by Anton Repponen/The Guardian)

Using digital editing, designer Anton Repponen places Manhattan buildings in desolate landscapes, “inviting viewers to see them as if for the first time”. Continue reading »

This Graphic Designer Uses Her Design Skills To Make Awesome Cookies

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Los Angeles based graphic designer Holly Fox has turned her love of color, baking, and graphic design into some pretty artistic edible sugar cookie designs. Continue reading »

Designer Transforms A Boeing 737 Jet Engine Into A Massive Chair

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UK-based furniture design company Fallen Furniture, have created a huge chair out of a BOEING 737 Engine Cowling. Looking like it belongs in some type of futuristic setting, this over-sized chair, is a pure attention seeker. The chair, which can actually spin on its base, has a highly polished exterior shell, and a dark luxurious leather interior. Continue reading »

Designer Turns Ridiculous Sketches Of Bicycles Into Realistic Designs

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Designer Gianluca Gimini went around with a pen and paper, asking strangers, friends, and family to draw him a normal bicycle from memory. Hundreds of drawings and more than five years later, Gimini renders the collected drawings as real bicycles in a project called ‘Velocipedia’. Continue reading »

This Designer Has Made A Flying Hoverboard That Actually Works

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We’ve all heard for much of our lives that hoverboards will exist…one day. Well, apparently that day has arrived, with the introduction of the ArcaBoard. Continue reading »

A Fashion Designer Is Making Coats That Double As Sleeping Bags For The Homeless… And They’re Made From Abandoned Festival Tents

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Ever wondered what happened to the thousands of tents left abandoned at Glastonbury, Leeds and Bestival? They may soon be turned into coats for the homeless, if a new project launched by Dutch designer Bas Timmer gathers steam. Continue reading »

Designer Problems Turned Into Funny Comics

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Every profession has its downsides, but #DesignerProblems are funnier than most! Written and illustrated by Seth Roberts and Brian Hawes every week, these comics take a light-hearted look at “problems” such as poor font choices and the difficulty in trying to use the Pantone Matching System while shopping for clothing. Continue reading »

A Designer and Engineer Have Created a Rideable Piece of Luggage

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Designer Kevin O’Donnell has teamed up with engineer Boyd Brunner, to create MODOBAG, a motorized, rideable piece of luggage. Continue reading »

Love With A Taste: Taipei-Based Designer Created A New Packaging System For Conventional Condoms

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Taipei-based student, Guan-Hao Pan recently introduced a new packaging system for conventional condoms. They come in five colorful cylinder packages, each of a distinct diameter inspired by a fruit or a vegetable like a Banana or cucumber, representative to their phallic counterpart. The 12 condoms within tubes are presented as slices of either fruit or vegetable. To discover. Continue reading »

Designer Transforms One Dollar Thrift Store Clothes Into Trendy Outfits

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A few years ago, fashionista Jillian Owens decided that she wanted to change how the world approaches fashion. Finding herself both disheartened by the rise of fashion giants with unethical labor practices, plus a bit broke at the time, the South Carolina-based writer and designer began exploring local thrift stores to find pieces of discarded clothing that has fabulous possibilities. Continue reading »

This Designer Creates Beautiful And Delicate Ceramic Flowers

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A selection of the ceramic sculptures of the American artist and designer Angela Schwer, aka Dilly Pad, who creates handmade flowers, plants, fungi, or even corals with a rare fineness. Continue reading »

A Dutch Designer Has Created An Underground Fridge That Does Not Use Electricity

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Dutch designer Floris Schoonderbeek, has created the Ground Fridge, an underground cool storage solution, for Dutch brand Weltevree.
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Think Nature – The New Vegetal Creations of French Designer Monsieur Plant

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After his amazing project Just Grow It!, the vegetal sneakers, here is a selection of the latest creations of the French artist and designer Christophe Guinet, aka Monsieur Plant, based in Marseille, and his poetic nature-oriented projects. Continue reading »