Artist Esoj Luna Illustrated Iconic Brands As If They Were Humans

Thought I’d share this unique talent made by an Illustration artist Joseph Luna (Esoj Luna) from Cebu, Philippines. He took 20 iconic brands and personified them in his illustrations, turning them into unique and colorful characters. Continue reading »

Inspiring Beautiful Illustrated Portraits By Janice Sung

Janice Sung is a talented illustrator based in Toronto, Canada. Continue reading »

The Tree Of Languages Illustrated In A Big, Beautiful Infographic

Fun fact: “The latest projection is that French will be spoken by 750 million people by 2050. One study “even suggests that by that time, French could be the most-spoken language in the world, ahead of English and even Mandarin.” Continue reading »

An Illustrated Guide To Life’s Most Annoying Moments

‘How to be Annoying’ is a humorous guide by creative studio Last Lemon that teaches you be an annoyance to the people around you. These ‘tips’ were submitted by users and illustrated by creatives Lisa Swerling and Ralph Lazar. Continue reading »

Artist Paul Blow Smartly Illustrated Money Slang Terms From Around The World

The English language is full of slang all about the world of money. Whether we’re using a credit card and putting something ‘on plastic’ or complaining that a new TV will cost you ‘an arm and a leg’, we love getting creative when we’re talking about cash.

Of course, if taken literally, any slang can be confusing for tourists and international students trying to work their way around the local lingo. So, for a bit of fun, we decided to see what slang is used around the world to refer to the coins, notes, and money different countries use.

giffraff teamed up with the award-winning British illustrator, Paul Blow, to create some funny illustrations that show how it literally looks to non-native speakers!

Germany

In Germany, you may hear the word “mücken” (mosquitoes) when it comes to talking about cash, though they may also say “kohle” (coal) or “schotter” (gravel). Continue reading »

George Orwell’s ‘Animal Farm’ Illustrated By Ralph Steadman

To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the first American publication of George Orwell’s masterpiece, which by that point had sold millions of copies around the world in more than seventy languages, British cartoonist Ralph Steadman illustrated a special edition titled ‘Animal Farm: A Fairy Story’, featuring 100 of his unmistakable full-color and halftone illustrations. Continue reading »

Expand Your General Knowledge With These Fun Illustrated Facts

Author and illustrator Mike Lowery, who was previously featured here, is back with more fun, random facts. Illustrated in his sketchbook, he draws out a random fun fact that he recently discovered, and shares it with his followers on Instagram. Continue reading »

Major Historical Events Illustrated With Their Date Numbers

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Illustrating 50 historical dates with typography, an excellent project created by designers Levan Patsinashvili and David Babiashvili, who portray the numbers in a creative way, reflecting the events of each date. From the sinking of the Titanic to the Boston Tea Party, through the birth of Microsoft or the assassination of Kennedy, a clever and nice way to learn history! Continue reading »

Cartoonist Smartly Illustrated Eternal Fight Between The Brain And The Heart

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Cartoonist Nick Seluk publishes amusing webcomic called “Awkward Yeti” which illustrates the constant struggle between the heart and the brain. Continue reading »

Husband Illustrated Every Single Day He Spent With His Beloved Wife In 365 Drawings

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It’s hard not to tear up while scrolling through affectionate Curtis Wiklund‘s illustrations. The Michigan-based wedding photographer drew every day for a whole year to document his life with his beloved wife Jordin. Continue reading »

Whatever You Are, Be A Good One: Inspiring Quotes Illustrated By Lisa Congdon

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Totally inspiring quotes illustrated by Lisa Congdon in her latest book called ‘Whatever You Are, Be A Good One’. The title is a pretty good advice in itself. Continue reading »

Women’s Everyday Problems Illustrated By Romanian Artist

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As mentioned on Bored Panda, life can get real tough when a Youtube “smokey eyes” make-up tutorial turns you into a raccoon instead of a dazzling beauty. Or when you wake up in the morning looking like Chewbacca. At least we can laugh about it together with Cassandra Calin, a Romanian artist, whose amusing illustrations about women’s everyday problems get straight to the point.
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An Illustrated Guide To Our Deepest Desires

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“Reality is a projection of your thoughts or the things you habitually think about. Your entire life and everything in it is a result of your belief system coupled with your thoughts. The feelings and emotions you have cement this in your mind, and the illusion of all of this combined is what you see as your reality on a moment-to-moment and day-to-day basis.” – Stephen Richards, Your Wishes Fulfilled: Volume 1: Theory. Continue reading »

Cynicism Humorously Illustrated By Eduardo Salles

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Mexican designer Eduardo Salles is the standard bearer of the spirit of the cynics, drawing a smile every day with his absurd, illustrated humor. Continue reading »

Illustrated Recipe Cards by Jing Zhang

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Artist Jing Zhang has created a wonderful series of illustrated recipe cards and recently shared the project on Behance. The London-based, freelance illustrator has done work for a number of international clients as well as her own personal art projects. Continue reading »