examples of impressive illustration by various artists

Starbucks Holiday Cups For The Past 20 Years with Two New Ones for 2017

UPDATED: In addition to the color-in holiday cup, Starbucks has given in to public demand for a traditional “Red Cup”, so Starbucks has just released a second one for 2017! Read on for details. (more…)

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Mid-Century Modern Eames Coloring Toy is Reintroduced

Eames Office The Coloring Toy is a boxed set of 16 crayons, 8 die-cut panels and butterfly clips that was designed in 1955 by Charles and Ray Eames. Intended as a way for children to explore color, drawing, shapes and imaginative play, it’s been re-issued for a whole new generation of MCM lovers and their kids. (more…)

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Armenian Design Firm Goes Nuts And Wins Gold.

Award-winning Pchak Nut Packaging

Backbone Branding is an independent branding studio located in Yerevan, Armenia with a reputation for award winning identity design and packaging. Their stunning packaging design for Pchak brand harvested nuts and fruits has garnered them a Gold Award from the 2017 Pentawards. (more…)

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Virginia Mori’s Macabre Illustrations As Gucci Fashion

I’m a big fan of the illustrative work of Virginia Mori. An Italian artist and animator whose drawings are reminiscent of Edward Gorey in terms of the macabre subject matter and monochromatic sketching style – only they’re executed in a more graceful manner and not accompanied by words.


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Pop Artist Peter Max Turns 80. And He’s Still Creating.

Known for his psychedelic style, pop artist Peter Max rose to fame and became an indelible part of our American culture in the 60’s with his colorful ‘groovy’ artworks which captured the spirit of love, peace and ecology. Today the artist, who is still creating, celebrates his 80th birthday. (more…)

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