ABC of architects

The architect and graphic designer Federico Babina has created an illustrated alphabet of renowned architects, the Archibet. His illustrations are inspired in the style of each of the famous architect and their trademarks. The twenty-six illustrations are featured in a book of postcards. Among the architects we can find Toyo Ito, Renzo Piano, Frank LloydWright, Yamasaki, Niemeyer, naming just a few. According to Week Design here, Babina discovered the link between architectu

Magic Mirror on the wall, who has the best life of all?

John Holcroft, British illustrator, who has worked for BBC, Reader’s Digest, The Guardian and the Financial Times, has created the most talked-about satirical illustrations. You must have already seen these retro-style illustrations, as they go viral as soon as published. John Holcroft is inspired by the 50’s adverts and his recent illustration works are quite a harsh critic for contemporary society’s values, dependence of technologies (and virtual exhibitionism), precarious

New York, New York…Can you be better portrayed?

New York, the city that never sleeps, was portrayed in a sarcastic and funny, yet realistic way. The illustrator Jean Jullien, whose work can currently be seen on Tfl and Eurostar campaigns in the streets, is showcasing US at Kemistry Gallery, London, from 4th December until January 2015. US was produced while Jullien was living in London and New York. Citing Design Week, “Jullien says the new works focus on his interest in people, living together and the odd moments we see d

IKEA Man adopts multiple personalities?

Yes, he has helped you put together that IKEA table/desk/bookcase/bed you took hours to figure out. He is a multi-tasking man, and now he may also seem to have adopted multiple personalities. We are talking about the IKEA man, that white little man who you always wanted to fill with colour. Seems like the Syrian graphic designer Sedki Alimam has made it first and quite originally. Alimam, who is living in Sweden at the moment, has released a series of prints of IKEA man dress