examples of impressive illustration by various artists

The Only Cat Cartoons I Can Endure: Simon’s Cat Christmas Collection

I can’t stand Garfield and I don’t laugh at Grumpy Cat. Even Morris The Cat bored me. But the online animated antics of Simon Tofield’s fat white cat always brings a smile to my face. I’m not the only one – Simon’s Cat is one of the most popular animated series on You Tube with over 4,150,000 subscribers and it’s the Christmastime episodes that are the best. (more…)

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Project Life Jacket Draws Attention to Refugees. Literally.

Project Life Jacket tells the story of nine Syrian refugees, who, after fleeing across the Mediterranean, were stuck in Greek Transit camps. Their stories have been illustrated on a unique and symbolic canvas – real, used life jackets found on the beaches of Greece. The goal of the project is to put the topic back on the agenda of politicians, the media and the European public with this unique expression of their true stories. (more…)

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Beautifully Illustrated Christmas Cards For Mid-Century Modern Design Lovers

When it comes to choosing Christmas or Holiday cards this year, fans of nostalgia, vintage and all things mid-century  modern will be thrilled to learn about The Retro Christmas Card Company. A huge selection of fabulously illustrated cards that harken back to the 50s and 60s. (more…)

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Starbucks 2016 Holiday Red Cups and The Customers Who Designed Them

You may recall the disappointment when Starbucks released their annual holiday Red Cup in 2015. The cups lacked any adornment other than the color red and the Starbucks logo, sending the public and fans of the coffee chain into a dearth-design frenzy. They have remedied that this year with the release of 13 new customer designed Red Cups for the 2016 Holiday Season. (more…)

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