“In The Midnight”: Denny Busyet Creates Dreamlike Artwork Inspired by 80s and 90s Aesthetic Nostalgia Fuelled by Synthwave

Denny Busyet is a digital artist from Malang, Indonesia. Currently he is in love with 80’s Inspired design and synthwave music, he believes it’s starting to influence his art. Really cool and nostalgic! Continue reading »

“Retric Dreams”: The Superb Synthwave Inspired Artworks in Dark Neon by Maximilian Auer

According to Maximilian, a digital artist based in Ludwigsburg, Germany: “This is my personal exploration in digital art. Heavily inspired by synthwwave & music in general, I aim to capture fleeting, somewhat dreamlike, nighttime moments, which could be just around the corner but still feel miles away. Continue reading »

“Someone Else’s Dream”: ’80s-Inspired Illustrations by James White

James White aka Signalnoise is a Canadian illustrator and designer living in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. He creates neon-infused artwork for his various personal projects as well as for clients such as Lego Movie 2, Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon, Hasbro, Metallica, Nike, Universal Music etc.

He’s very stuck in the 1980s. Continue reading »

These Retro 80s Album Covers Of Today’s Pop Stars Are Totally Radical

FULALEO is a graphic designer and illustrator originally from Colombia but currently based in Melbourne, Australia. In a series entitled The 2080s “Past is the Future” the artist designed a series of 80s retro LP covers, using contemporary pop stars. He even made up album names for each one! Continue reading »

Japanese Illustrator BerryVerrine Dazzles With Awesome Retrowave Kawaii Art

Talented Japanese illustrator BerryVerrine says she likes “neon, pop, kawaii, psychedelic art”, and her vibrant and expressive style definitely backs that up. A majority of her illustrations feature stylish girls and landscapes, but despite the explosive use of color can sometimes give off a haunting aura. One might look at her artwork and find influences rooted in retrowave, as well as various anime and works of science fiction, but she somehow finds a way to blend them together expertly in a uniquely dazzling aesthetic. Continue reading »