Delightfully Sarcastic Illustrations Everyone Will See Themselves In

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Jean Jullienis a famous French illustrator. His favourite subject is the ways in which modern society’s increasing dependence on phones and social networks is often interpreted mistakenly as signs of a real connection between people. What makes Jean’s work so wonderful is the rich does of irony and sarcasm he adds to every image. Continue reading »

Super Sleek, Modern And Minimalist Playing Cards By Joe Doucet

According to Joe Doucet: “A good number of projects begin as internal experiments in the studio. Minim is one such project. Invited to a friend’s poker night, it occurred to me while looking a the cards that there was a great deal of historical baggage and useless information in a contemporary deck of playing cards such as the repetition of the number and suit on the face of the cards. For example: How many times do you count the ten spades laid out in the center of the card vs just reading the number 10 and the spade in the upper left hand corner? Why do cards have an orientation at all when all of the pertinent information is contained in a small portion of the cards visible when fanned out? Then there’s the Medieval reference to a royal hierarchy. It seemed to me that playing cards were a great vehicle for an experiment in reduction. Continue reading »

Artist Takes A Critical Look At Modern Society Through His Thought-Provoking Illustrations

‘Compare to despair’

Sam Bailey is a 21-year-old illustrator from Slough, the United Kingdom who takes a critical look at various subjects that are a part of modern society. He creates thought-provoking illustrations and questions the world that we live in. Continue reading »

Cartoonist’s Unique Take On Modern Life Will Leave You Asking For More

Ever wondered what art reimagined as fish would look like? Or what would cult classics be if they had post-modernist remakes? Most likely not, but a Canadian graphic designer is here to do it for you. John Atkinson, who features his work on his blog site Wrong Hands gives his unique take on everything random and wonderful. Continue reading »

15 Astonishing Sculptures That Turn Reality Inside Out

1. A Venice Biennale sculpture by Lorenzo Quinn depicts dramatic hands emerging from the Grand Canal and trying to save Venice from drowning. The sculpture was meant to attract more attention to the problem of climate change.

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Yes!…so happy to say mission accomplished. SUPPORT in Venice to support this wonder of city that is threatened by climate change. I hope my art brings a new focus of attention to a global calamity that we are faced with. A big thank you to the city of Venice and to his Mayor Luigi Brugnaro for believing in this installation from the beginning, to Ca' Sagredo hotel represented by Lorenza Lain (the force of Nature) to C and C architectural Studio, Fulvio Caputo, Marco Zanon, Ufficine delle Zattere, Luisa Flora, Tecmolde, Julio and Irene Luzan and the entire team, She Digital, Grupoo Orseolo with Rein srl and the Gondolieri of Venice. To my super team in Spain at Quinn Creations To my family, my wife and especially my son Anthony for letting me use his hands, and of course to @halcyongallery , representanted by Paul Green, Udi Sheleg and assisted by Shani, Helga and all in the gallery, because without their continued organizational, moral, artistic and financial 'support' none of this could have happened. #biennale2017venezia #biennale2017 #lorenzoquinn #lorenzoquinnartist #venezia #halcyongallery #support #supportart #climatechange @awesome.earth

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Modern sculpture is more than the art of embodying objects in stone, metal, or other materials. It is also a metaphorical language that helps artists speak with the audience about everything from feelings and relationships to philosophy and climate change. Continue reading »

This Super Realistic Modern 3D Art Will Impress You!

According to Enver, a 3D concept artist based in Budapest, Hungary: “I would like to introduce you Violet, which is my semi-free time personal project that i have finished recently. Continue reading »

Studio Schicketanz Have Designed A Modern Dog House With A Green Roof

California architecture firm Studio Schicketanz have designed the “Dog Dream House”, that features wood construction, a green roof, and storage for toys. The front wall of the dog house can be opened for easy cleanup, and inside there’s a soft rubberized surface (similar to that found in children’s playgrounds), a solar-powered fan to keep the dog cool, and a couple of little windows. Continue reading »

Ironic Caricatures About The Modern World That Will Leave A Bitter Aftertaste

Every illustration by Davide Bonazzi tells a story that can make anyone reflect upon the state of the world today. Continue reading »

This Modern Cat Tree Designed To Feel Your Cats At Anytime

This vertically oriented piece designed by the Japanese craftsman Yoh Komiyama. Covered in natural wood offers a private space for the cat while serving as a decorative interior object that fits seamlessly with its surroundings. Continue reading »

What If Renaissance Sculptures “Behaved” In A Modern Way

Spanish artist Gerard Mas, who is currently based in Barcelona, creates humorous marble sculptures that combine quirky, cheeky attitude of modern day culture with reserved behavioral traits of Renaissance era. Continue reading »

“Avec Le Temps”: The Superb Modern Kitsch Illustrations By Léa Chassagne

Léa Chassagne works in Paris both as an illustrator and as an Art Director. Her creations are a happy mix between kitsch, humor and modernity. Continue reading »

Russian Paper Artist Reinterprets Baroque Wigs With A Modern Flair

Following a similar aesthetic style to the ornamental wigs of the baroque and rococo periods, paper artist Asya Kozina (previously featured) creates ornate headdresses that pay homage to one of the most outrageous luxuries and stylized trends in history. Continue reading »

“Modern Lost Dreams”: The Connected Children Of Kristian Jones

A selection of the creations by Kristian Jones, a British illustrator featuring children facing our modern technology. Smartphones, drones, connected objects or virtual reality, a beautiful series of soft but satirical illustrations. Continue reading »

This Building Uses Emoji Cast In Concrete As Modern Gargoyles

Emoji are going to be some of the most recognizable icons of the 21st century, says architect Changiz Tehrani, which is why he decided to cast 22 of them in concrete and use them as decoration for a building in the Dutch city of Amersfoort. Continue reading »

These Geometric Pet Beds Are An Ideal Resting Spot For Modern Cats And Dogs

As much as we all love our pets, sometimes we don’t want them right on us or on the furniture. But when that’s the case, our pets need a comfortable alternative. This is where the three geometric pet beds, from Natural Slow’s PET HOUSE series come in. Each pet house is made from Paulownia wood, a traditional Japanese wood favored for it’s insulation, humidity control, and pest repellent properties. Paulownia wood is also a lightweight material which allows the pet houses to be moved easily whenever you feel like it. Continue reading »