Japanese Illustrator Asteroid: Wandering Through The Ruins Of The Future

Whether they are set in the past or in an imagined future, ruins are a favorite subject of illustrators working in the fantasy and science-fiction genres. Not only can they be very visually appealing, they can provide the backdrop for a potentially rich narrative about a once flourishing world and the reasons for its demise. Continue reading »

Artist Johanna Jaskowska Creates Futuristic Instagram Filters That Are Taking Over Social Media

In 2019, perfection (in the traditional sense) seems only an Instagram filter away, but not for Johanna Jaskowska, whose subversive and surreal Beauty3000 has so far amassed over 200 million impressions, and the numbers are still growing. Continue reading »

“Initiation Into Nothingness”: A Separate Reality And Dreamy Otherworlds In Incredible Artworks By Alex Andreev

Alexey Andreev (b. 1972) is a Russian artist, lives and works in Saint-Petersburg, and he is one of my favorite illustrators ever. Just sit back, relax and enjoy. Continue reading »

Josh Keyes’ New Paintings Of Post-Apocalyptic World

Portland-based artist Josh Keyes paints hyperrealistic paintings of what he perceives the world may look like after the fall of humans. Animals such as sharks, tigers, and bulls remain as the last witnesses to the aftermath of individual destruction–observing blazing fires, investigating displaced industrial items, and swimming amongst melted ice caps. Monuments and statues also remain in this post-apocalyptic world, like in the artist’s recent painting Siren, which observes a graffiti-covered angel with a horn being splashed with the sea’s high tide. Continue reading »

Closer Than We Think: 40 Visions Of The Future World According To Arthur Radebaugh

From 1958 to 1962, illustrator and futurist Arthur Radebaugh thrilled newspaper readers with his weekly syndicated visions of the future, in a Sunday strip enticingly called “Closer Than We Think”.

Radebaugh was a commercial illustrator in Detroit when he began experimenting with imagery—fantastical skyscrapers and futuristic, streamlined cars—that he later described as “halfway between science fiction and designs for modern living.” Radebaugh’s career took a downward turn in the mid-1950s, as photography began to usurp illustrations in the advertising world. But he found a new outlet for his visions when he began illustrating a syndicated Sunday comic strip, “Closer Than We Think,” which debuted on January 12, 1958—just months after the Soviet Union launched Sputnik—with a portrayal of a “Satellite Space Station.” Continue reading »

“A Wind From The Future World”: Amazing Post-Apocalyptic And Futuristic Outfits By Demobaza

So-called deconstruction fashion is something you’d really recognize when you see it. A weird union of strong futuristic spirit with a sensible gothic decay aura, unusual shapes and materials, a combination of things and ideas which just can’t logically be combined, yet obviously feel just natural together. Continue reading »

“Empire Of Future”: The Superb Sci-Fi And Game Concept Art By Donglu Yu

Donglu Yu is a concept artist working at Ubisoft Montreal, and is best known for her work on the Assassin’s Creed series, among which are Assassin’s Creed: Brotherhood, Assassin’s Creed: Project Legacy, Assassin’s Creed III and Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. Her areas of specialty are concept art, illustration and visual development, all of which she has employed in creating artwork for the Assassin’s Creed series. Continue reading »

“Our Future Is Now”: The Incredible Cyberpunk Illustrations Of Mad Dog Jones

Enter Mad Dog Jones, Instagram artist extraordinaire. His work is part collage, part illustration, and 100 percent designed for social media. The Toronto-based artist creates vivid imagery with bright colors and fine linework, combining hectic environments with serene portraiture. Continue reading »

“Lamb Of Future”: Cyberpunk Noire Fashion Collages By Alexander Berdin-Lazursky

Alexander Berdin-Lazursky is a multi-talented 34-year-old photographer, digital artist, designer and educator from Samara, Russia who currently lives and works in NYC. Alexander focuses on portraiture, he shoots amazing fashion, beauty, lifestyle and fine art portrait photography. Continue reading »

“The Memories Of The Future”: Photographer Nuno Assis Captures Fantastic Photos Of Hong Kong

Portuguese Nuno Assis’s photos show that there’s more to Hong Kong than the Big Buddha and the skyline. His photos reflect the architect’s eye for symmetry and composition. We totally dig his love for reflection, especially the puddle series. Continue reading »

NASA’s Future Of Space Travel Posters In A Super Gorgeous Retro Style

NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) has created 15 Visions of the Future. In 1962, NASA began an Art Program. Its archives feature interpretations of space travel by such notable artist as Norman Rockwell, Andy Warhol, Mitchell Jamieson, Paul Calle and Annie Leibovitz. Continue reading »

Rive Roshan Creates Future Botany For Travellers To Experience At The Hyatt Regency Amsterdam

For the Hyatt Regency hotel, in the heart of Amsterdam’s lush Plantage neighbourhood, Rive Roshan envisioned a fantastical future for botanics. Through their work, visitors to the hotel–engrossed business travellers and bustling tourists alike–are whisked away to a dreamy and dynamic botanical world. Continue reading »

Photographer Felix Hernandez Goes Back To The Future With A Retro-Influenced Photo Series

Photographer Felix Hernandez (previously featured) adds a fiery touch to his ‘Back to the Future’ series. Using the classic car model of the Delorean DMC-12 from the well-known 80’s movie, the digital artist has used some pretty extreme techniques to get his picture perfect shot. Continue reading »

“Build The Future” – Lego’s Brilliant Print Ads From The Cannes Festival

Lego makes some of the most delightful advertising around, and this series of print ads from Ogilvy Bangkok are just about perfect, from concept to execution. Continue reading »

The Future Is Now: Cyberpunk Illustrations Of A Dystopian Future

“The future is now,” might be a true statement: we live in a present that’s in constant flux—maybe it even means we’ve entered the future as a state of mind, if not the literal definition of a fixed point in time. As fun as it is to debate, Josan Gonzalez’s art books of the same name are decidedly set in a future we have not yet set foot in. His cyberpunk illustrations create a chaotic, densely urban world populated by cyborgs and outlaws outfitted with advanced prosthetics. Continue reading »