Recreating entire 3D objects directly from the virtual space of a computer to real life is a reality made possible by a number of different technologies. This article will focus on the one 3D printing technology that enjoys the upsides of speed, precision, and thanks to breakthroughs in design, affordability: stereolithography.
It’s been a while since I came up with something to inspire you guys, so today I thought I’d surprise you with the unique work of the Internet famous Dito Von Tease. The Italian artist also referred to as “il Dito” (the Finger) adapted his nickname after the burlesque icon Dita Von Teese because of her ingenuous disguises. He says that it’s “a funny invitation to people to be curious about the complex mystery of personal identities”.
You must know by now that I’m on a constant quest to find the most awesome design inspiration and while I was out “hunting” today I found a cool video infographic. It shares some interesting pieces of information about our home country, Romania and I thought it would be interesting for you guys to find out a thing or two about it.
It seems to me like it’s been a long time since we’ve had some fun together, so today I’m bringing forth the work of the uniquely creative Terry Border. I found his blog, Bent Objects and couldn’t help but share it with you guys, to bring a smile to your faces. I’ve just got to warn you that you can get lost in all that amazing design inspiration for hours on end.
The oh-so popular term of phoneography comes from a pretty much self-explanatory combination between the words “phone” and “photography”. It’s the trending passion of design enthusiasts and tech-lovers everywhere: taking and editing seriously amazing photos with your mobile phone. So today I thought we’d get a taste of what this emerging trend entails.
8-bit art (also known as “pixel art”) is a term used to describe a style associated with 1980s-early 1990s video games. Let’s feast our eyes on 8-bit versions of some famous paintings, awesome fan made movie posters in pixel art, retro (and drunk and zombie-like) superheroes, artworks which combine traditional high resolution and pixel elements, a lot of cool 8-bit vector freebies and last but not least, a video tutorial on how to create pixel art in Illustrator.
Macro photography, also known as photomacrography, macrography or macrophotography is the art of taking photos that reveal details which are not visible to the naked eye. The size of the subject is thus larger than in real life, so what better example than insects to demonstrate the power of macro photography? I’ve put together a showcase of the most awesome insect macro photos of 2011, to get your design inspiration juices flowing on a slow Monday.
Advertising is probably one of the most creative domains out there, with practically unlimited inspirational resources at hand. Ads themselves can constitute powerful design inspiration, so I’ve put together today a showcase of the most creative ad campaigns out there that use famous paintings as a base for promoting their product. We’re going to take a look at true advertising masterpieces that brought to life artworks of legendary names such as Leonardo da Vinci, Vincent van Gogh, Pablo Picasso, René Magritte, Salvador Dali and Andy Warhol.
The focus in web design has been shifted to the user experience and with popular devices such as smartphones and tablets at hand, we can now benefit from the same web features no matter the hardware. So I thought about lending a hand to web designers everywhere and put together a list of the 20 most useful iPad apps that could make your work easier and more fun.
In my daily search for design inspiration, I stumbled upon one of the funniest crazy websites called Stupidlaws. I know, now you’re probably thinking “What does this have to do with design?”. Well my darlings, I went on and searched for design related words such as “illustration”, “draw”, “color”, “paint” and found 11 of the craziest laws out there.