Famous Album Covers Brought Onto Their Original New York City Locations Where They Were Shot

The Ramones at Inscope Arch. (cover to a 45-single)

(photo by David Gahr)

Bob Egan’s hobby is really interesting. He brings classic albums to the present. He finds the actual location, where each cover was shot and alternates the angle and distance, so as the photo can match the current version of the venue. Continue reading »

Famous Electronics Brands Rendered As An Alphabet Of Stylish Products

Taking inspiration from a wide variety of electronic brands, designer Vinicius Araújo designed this alphabet of Helvetica letterforms, each modeled after a brand’s namesake product. The letter “N” for Nintendo becomes a retro-styled NES gaming system while the “B” for Beats grabs the aesthetic of comfy headphones. Continue reading »

Artist Reimagines Disney Princesses As Famous Female Singers In Youtube Videos

The digital artist Gregory Masouras (previously featured) does arts using Disney Princess as female singers on Youtube. In these digital mash-ups, you can see what happens when 16 characters of Disney are placed into one video clip of Youtube. Continue reading »

Artist Recreates Harry Potter’s Universe As Famous Brand Logotypes

PotterBrands: Harry Potter’s universe brands is a project created by Alejo Malia in which, the most famous brand designs such as McDonalds, Instagram, Calzedonia, Burger King, etc; they are influenced by the universe of Harry Potter, and some of the famous characters of the magic saga. You can find the complete collection on my Behance, in which it’s patterned and with a very careful stretching. Continue reading »

Someone Optimized Famous Logos To Use Less Ink And Be More Environmentally Friendly

Visibility is hugely important to brands, which is why they want to see their logo everywhere, but there’s a price to pay for such widespread exposure, not just financially but ecologically as well. Continue reading »

Famous People And World Leaders Reimagined As Hipsters By Amit Shimoni

Artist Amit Shimoni decided to reimagine the world leaders, and presented them as hipsters. The series of these funny illustrations is called Hipstory. Continue reading »

This Photographer Recreates The Famous Paintings By Gustav Klimt

Recreating the famous paintings of Gustav Klimt with living models, it’s the ambitious idea of the Austrian photographer Inge Prader. Continue reading »

Julianne Moore As Famous Works Of Art

Hollywood, fashion, and art history collide in the photographs of Peter Linderbergh of Julianne Moore for a 2008 issue of Harper’s Bazaar. Linderbergh photographs the talented actress side-by-side some of the most iconic and famous images of women pulled from art history. Continue reading »

China’s Famous ‘Face-Kini’ Gets Porcelain-Inspired Facelift

Face masks for the beach known as face-kinis have become a curious fashion item in China in recent years. On Wednesday, models showed off the latest designs at a product launch on the sands of Qingdao, the eastern Chinese city where they were first popularized. Continue reading »

Frank Lloyd Wright’s Most Famous Buildings Get 3D Paper Model Treatment In New Book

Frank Lloyd Wright, America’s most famous architect, would have turned 150 this year, and some of us just can’t get enough. With celebrations of Frank Lloyd Wright’s birthday in full swing in architectural institutions throughout the country, a new book is giving Wright fanatics the chance to recreate some of the architect’s most notable works through a series of cut-and-fold paper models. Continue reading »

This 3-Year-Old Girl Dresses Up As Famous Women To Support Her Sick Grandmother

To support her grandmother Nonnie, diagnosed with breast cancer, the little Scout Penelope, only 3 years old, enjoys dressing up as famous women with the help of her parents, recreating iconic photographs. From Malala Yousafzai to Carrie Fisher through Adele, Frida Kahlo, Emma Watson or Ellen Degeneres, the little girl and her parents choose strong and inspiring personalities to give courage to her grandmother. Continue reading »

Illustrator Reimagines Famous Fast Food Brands As Manga-Style Characters

Ever wondered how fast food brands would look like if they were human? A Philippines-based illustrator who goes by alias Ozumii Wizard brings KFC, McDonald’s, Wendy’s, Jolibee, and Burger King to life in her Japanese manga-style digital art. Continue reading »

Old School Audition Polaroids Show Famous Actors When They Weren’t Famous

The vast majority of famous actors started out as not-so-famous. Only a few were famous as kids and stayed that way into adulthood. But for the rest, they had to go through the same grind that all actors in Hollywood do: dozens and hundreds of auditions, and often just as many rejections. Continue reading »

Journalists Mistook An Ordinary Teacher For A Famous Star, And This Changed Her Life In An Amazing Way

63-year-old Lyn Slater lives in New York and teaches students at Fordham University. She can pinpoint exactly the moment that her life changed forever. A few years ago, Lyn was waiting for a friend not far from the Lincoln Center, where the various shows of Fashion Week were taking place. Some photographers standing nearby mistook the stylish woman for a famous personality in the fashion industry. Continue reading »

10 Colorized Historical Photos Of Famous Landmarks Under Construction

THE HOOVER DAM, UNITED STATES c. 1935


BUREAU OF RECLAMATION. COLOR RECONSTRUCTION BY DYNAMICHROME

Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome has colorized an incredible series of 130 historical monochrome photos, which were meticulously selected by Retronaut website founder Wolfgang Wild. The collaborative project is entitled, The Paper Time Machine, and the two have launched a crowdfunding campaign to have the project published. Continue reading »

For Design Geeks: Old School Tattoos That Pay Tribute To Famous Typefaces

Based in São Paulo, Brazil, designer Will Jr. has created a series of temporary tattoos that feature well-known typefaces, including Helvetica, Garamond and Futura. Inspired by old school tattoo artworks, each of these designs consist of a single letter that is surrounded by decorative elements like floral motifs—the name of the typeface is spelled out on a banner placed across the letter. For instance, the Raleway tattoo features the letter ‘C’, while the Playfair one is built around the letter ‘D’. Continue reading »

These Hermit Crab Shells Were Inspired By The Skylines Of Famous Cities

A Japanese artist has pimped the cribs of little hermit crabs by creating a series of 3D-printed shells modeled after world famous landmarks. Aki Inomata is a Tokyo-born artist known for incorporating living organisms and organic components into her works. She has created a series of crab shells designed after places like the NYC skyline and the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Continue reading »

Black Model Recreates Famous Fashion Campaigns To Highlight Lack Of Diversity In Fashion Industry

Deddeh Howard is a Liberian-born model based in LA, and she’s hoping to raise awareness about the lack of diversity in the modelling industry with her new photo-project called Black Mirror. In it she recreates some of the world’s biggest fashion campaigns by taking the places of major modelling stars such as Kendall Jenner, Gigi Hadid, Kate Moss and Gisele Bundchen. Continue reading »

Artist Christina Hess Imagines Cats As Famous Historical Figures

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Christina illustrates from her orange sherbet painted studio in south Philadelphia. Her work has been featured in numerous magazines and books including her first children’s book “The Nutcracker” due for release in the Fall of 2016.

Here: Marie Antoinippe. Meet Marie Antoinippe. Strolling in her catnip garden she’s ready to hang on your wall to remind you that every cat should be treated like a princess. Continue reading »

Spencer Elden The Famous Nirvana Baby Recreates The Album Cover 25 Years Later

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The legendary Nirvana album from 90’s Nevermind has a legendary cover, too. I think it’s impossible that some among you never seen it before, and it looks like this: a newborn in a swimming pool reaching for a dollar bill on a string. The message is powerful, for sure, and clear, and that’s one of the reasons this album cover is rated as third most iconic album cover ever by the readers of the Rolling Stone magazine. Continue reading »

This Artist Duo Uses Face As A Canvas To Recreate Famous Classic Paintings

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Art has a different way of inspiring the audience, and for photographer Tatiana Jablonskaya and makeup artist Oksana Vinogradova, it inspired them to re-create paintings on a canvas they knows very well — on the face. The Belarus-based artists has taken classic paintings like Van Gogh’s “Starry Night”, Edvard Munch’s “The Scream”, Kazimir Malevich’s abstract paintings and transformed them into makeup masterpieces. Continue reading »

Photographer Dresses Pets Up As Famous People And Photographed Them To Raise Money For The Local Pet Shelter

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The hotly anticipated 2017 desktop calendar featuring rescue dogs and cats photographed by Emma O’Brien. Continue reading »

Famous Album Covers Get The Star Wars Treatment

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Music and movies fan Steven Lear runs an Instagram account called @WhyTheLongPlayFace where he shares his “random vinyl/movie mash ups” – generally, they’re riffs on classic album covers featuring popular characters from iconic films, and generally they’re very good indeed! Continue reading »

An Artist Combines Famous Brands Logotypes With Classical Painting

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National Aeronautics and Space Administration + The Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh

According to Eisen Bernardo (previously): “I mixed popular logos with classical paintings. Each of the juxtapositions has images depicting the same object but done in different styles. They are parallel images but not communicating the same message. An examination of art and capitalism; of expression and function; of personal and corporate. Logo+Art is an offshoot of my Mag+Art Project.” Continue reading »

Charming Cut Paper Silhouettes Playfully Transform Famous US Landmarks

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King Kong has invaded New York while Marilyn Monroe makes a rare appearance at Las Vegas’ Neon Museum. Not really, of course, but cut paper artist Rich McCor imagines a world where they cleverly interact with the surrounding landscapes. Since we wrote about McCor’s work last year, he’s traveled to Europe and the UK, altering what he sees with simple shapes and black paper. Continue reading »