WWF Briefly Replaces Its Iconic Panda Logo With Another Endangered Species

WWF Poland and Warsaw-based creative firm 2012 Agency has banded together to launch a campaign that coincides with the COP24 Climate Change Summit, which is being held in Katowice, Poland from 3 to 14 December.  In place of WWF’s iconic panda logo, 2012 Agency has momentarily replaced it with images of the human form, including faces of famous politicians, celebrities, activists, as well as everyday people.  The goal, says WWF’s senior communications of read more...

Tim Klein mixes Puzzle Pieces to create Surreal Artworks

The creative process knows no technical limits, contemporary artists have been proving it by using all kinds of cool digital techniques to innovate and create new types of artworks. Some artists, like Tim Klein, prefer to use techniques that are known for creating images, and give it a new twist. In this case, the artist has been using puzzle pieces and mixing them up to create something entirely different from what the puzzle publishers initially imagined. The results are some surrea read more...

Artists Pay Tribute To Stan Lee With Beautifully Designed Mural In Los Angeles

Fans all over the world mourned the passing of Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee.  His legacy has inspired a group of artists called SOPITAGVNG to create a mural in Los Angeles as tribute to the famous comic book writer.  The group, comprising talented artists Levi Ponce, Tetriswai, Mike Rivera, Red Ortiz and boomallday, spray-painted a wall with a picture of Stan Lee and superheroes ‘Spider-Man’ plus ‘Doct read more...

The Wright Pen, a clever 3 in 1 pen for creative people

As kids, we all loved these four-colors pens that allowed us to do our homework using only one pen. It wasn’t the most functional device and didn’t have the best design, but it gave us a feeling of empowerement. The Wright Pen is also an all-in-one device, but it allows you to access three widths of pens quickly. This pen is very well designed, with a particular attention to details. The three pens assemble in one by going inside each other, with a magnetic effect that keep t read more...

The Flexpai: a flexible smartphone available for pre-order

Usually, when we share this type of designs on Designer Daily, it is a concept that came straight out of some designer’s imagination. In this case, the design exists and is available for pre-order on Royole’s website. The Flexpai is a flexible smartphone that you can even fold, which is an impressive feature technically speaking. It allows us to envision a future in which material gives you impressive possibilities. However, in the case of the Flexpai, it seems mainly useful read more...

Best Diwali Decoration Ideas For A Bright & Beautiful Home

Every year, you customarily invest in traditional diyas to light up the home. This year, while you are still figuring out the impressive Diwali decorations that would make your home stand out and light up the festivity like never before, here are 7 new age decor ideas for Diwali for your home.   1. Paper Lampshades Paper lampshades are a novel oriental way of decorating the house on Diwali. They are an easy buy and available in amazing patterns and colours. Besides, the differ read more...

Beautiful: Origami meets Dance

Pauline Loctin, aka Miss Cloudy, is a paper artist whose work is largely inspired by the Japanese art of origami. The movement she can create with folded paper seems to be a math in heaven for dancers. In this interdisciplinary project, the artist collaborated with photographer Melika Dez to create stunning visuals.   read more...

NASA Celebrates 60th Anniversary With Uniquely Designed, Minimalist Timepiece

To celebrate its 60th anniversary, NASA has collaborated with Hong Kong-based Anicorn watches for an exclusive design that’s limited to only 60 pieces.  This ‘Anicorn x NASA 60th Anniversary Limited Edition’ timepiece bears its respective edition number on its watch movement and metal plate. It has ceramic coating by industry leader Cerakote, as well as white strap embroidered with NASA’s emblem and GPS coordinates of the Kennedy Space Center i read more...

‘DRAS Phone’ Design Makes The Gadget Foldable And Fully Collapsible

You might have already seen Lenovo’s real-life foldable smartphone prototype that bends and flexes, though it will be a while before such malleable designs hit the mainstream market.  In this radical design concept by Surrey-based R&D CORE Limited’s luxury products division UPLOND, the team has thought up the ‘DRAS phone’ that folds at not two, but three points.  The idea was inspired by the growing size of modern-day smar read more...

Issho branding by Dutchscot

Issho is a Japanese restaurant based in England, in Leeds to be more accurate. In Japanese, the name of the place means “Togetherness”, a quite appropriate name for a place that bring people together. For their branding, the restaurant owners called Dutchscot, a London-based design consultancy. The designers opted for a concept based on the traditional Japanese art of Kintsugi, which is the art or repairing broken items with gold joints. read more...

8 Pieces of Technology Every Designer Should Have

Great designers tend to be extremely talented and also work hard to hone their skills. However, it’s equally important to own and master the tools of the trade. Having access to the latest technologies might help you work more efficiently and become highly successful in your industry. As the majority of the work is done digitally, designers should have a powerful computer to work flawlessly with big files. It’s also essential to have a big external hard drive to store them and hav read more...

Illustrations of wild animals bursting out of geometric encasings

It’s not the first time we publish work by Filipino illustrator Kerby Rosanes on Designer Daily, we already featured some of his sketches and doodles. We will probably have to feature him again in the future, as he keeps on producing stunning work, like these animals popping out of geometric shapes. If you enjoy this work, make sure to follow the artist through the social links you’ll find on his website. read more...

Multi-lingual and multi-cultural typographic project by Mayúscala

Design as a tool that breaks borders. Sounds too good to be true? Maybe, but it was the theme of this typographic project organized by Mayúscula, a design studio based in Barcelona. The concept was simple: invite designers from all overs the world to send a creation with a black graphic on the theme “Design that breaks borders”. With these, Mayúscula printed posters using two layers with designs of different origins. The project was titled Across Bo read more...

Artist ‘Bribes’ Real Ants With Sugar To Create Brilliant Animal Illustrations

Artist Iantha Naicker has roped in help to complete her art pieces from a source you would never expect.  Naicker has incorporated real live ants into her animal illustrations to beautiful and creative effects. She uses tiny amounts of sugar to lure the ants onto her drawings to form various parts of different animals.  These range from a lion’s mane to a rhino’s tusk. The artist explained that the ants don’t stay in one place for long though read more...

Paper-cuttings that illustrate how medicine works

Explaining how medicine works is not always easy, and there is something about medical illustrations that makes it not very suitable for advertising. For a pharmacist based in Roma, Italy, the agency JWT Italy found a perfect solution.  They illustrated each medicine’s effect using paper-cutting with bold colors and simple line drawings. Suddenly, everything becomes very simple and aesthetically pleasing. read more...

Street art: 43 incredible examples to inspire you

treet art can be found all over the world. Although the term is often associated with urban spray paint art, street art comes in all shapes and forms, from sculptures to 'yarn bombing', and it has inspired everything from graffiti font families to window displays and beyond. In this article, we've gathered together the work of our favourite inspirational street artists, featuring some well-known faces as well as some you may not have heard of – but will w read more...

ScanMarker: digitize your notes the easy way

For students, or other people whose work involve a lot of not taking from books, the process of reading physical books and taking the knowledge to the computer, tablet, or phone, can seem somewhat tedious. Using apps like Google Keep or Evernote, taking notes online is very easy and done all the time by tons of students, but what if there was a magical device that would take anything your highlight in a book and instantly adds to your computer? Well, this device does exist, it’s not read more...

130+ Artists Pay Tribute To Studio Ghibli’s Hayao Miyazaki In Special Exhibition

Following the success of its previous exhibitions at its San Francisco and New York galleries, SPOKE ART has decided to bring this captivating display that pays homage to Studio Ghibli’s renowned film director Hayao Miyazaki to Los Angeles.  Over three days, the pop-up ‘Miyazaki in Los Angeles Art Show’ will feature tribute graphics to Studio Ghibli films by the Japanese artist. It will house creations from more than 130 artists worldwide that celebr read more...

30 Rangoli Designs for Independence Day and Republic Day

Make Inspiring Patriotic Rangoli Designs for Independence Day Get the most fascinating and inspiring rangoli designs for Independence Day and Republic Day. Make these rangoli designs in your home, office, school, college and other social events. India gained independence on 15th August 1947 and became republic on 26th January 1950. They are the most proud moments in Indian history. Draw these motivating rangoli designs for Independence Day and express your love for this beautiful coun read more...

Banksy Erects Road Sign Showing The Old Generation On Shoulders Of The Youth

Banksy has returned with a new piece of graffiti.  The newly-mounted street piece has been erected in the city of Clevedon, England. The art showcases a street sign of black spray-painted silhouettes of two hunchbacked elders on the shoulders of two children in the foreground.  While the intented message of the artist remains vague, it could possibly mean that the youth are burdened by the actions of the older generations, for example, the burden of Brexit. This ca read more...

Notebooks covers with amazing embroidery

Fabulous Cat Papers is an Etsy shop with tons of amazing notebook covers, some of which include gorgeous embroidery that enhance the drawings. We have also found some of the best blouse embroidery designs from embdesigntube.                           read more...

Be Legendary. Nike Branding Concept for Tokyo 2020

Daniele Caruso is a freelance illustrator based in Swindon, United Kingdom. He is working mainly in illustration, graphic design and branding. We are taking a look at his branding concept for Nike: Be Legendary, for the upcoming and anticipated Tokyo 2020. With the tagline "legendary", Daniele included mythological creatures to create an artistic atmosphere alongside with the colour palette that totally reminds me of Dotonbori (the bright heart) from Osaka, Japan. What do you thin read more...

Gorgeous Spherical Tiny Homes Are Out To ‘Conker’ Expensive Housing In Style

Ex-Rolls Royce engineer Jag Virdie is out to offer an affordable solution to pricey housing—and in style.  Conker Living is his entrepreneurial startup that’s garnering attention for its versatile £21,000 (US$27,000) 10-square-meter home pods, each spanning roughly 13 feet (3.9 meters) in diameter.  The tiny homes can be joined together to form larger spaces and offer greater flexibility when it comes to customized designs.  Each ‘Co read more...

Imagine: a spectacular advertising campaign for Lego

Lego is familiar with releasing great advertising. It has something to do with the nature of their product, which can be transformed into pretty much anything given enough patience and dedication. The campaigns below, developed by Asawin Tejasakulsin, show it once more. You can drastically change your environment by building awesome things with your Lego, turning a boring kitchen into a fire-fighting pit.     read more...

The wood sculptures of Eyevan Tumbleweed

Eyevan Ewing, also know by his artist name “Eyevan Tumbleweed“, is an artist based in California. He creates wonderful and lively sculptures using wood he finds in his strolls in nature. Working using a trial-and-error method, he designs without a plan some sculptures are very expressive and seem to come straight out of the woods.   read more...

Crutches reinvented

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2HyyjUsBUTQ   Some products seem to have been designed the same way forever. Take crutches for example, it seems that one guy buit it one way and everybody thought it couldn’t be improved and kept producing new crutches with the same designs over and over. Of course, there were some minor formal changes in terms of design, but the functionalities didn’t evolve much. The people at Mobility Designed didn’t take crutch-assist read more...

Beautiful Collection Of Logos From Real-World Brands To Fuel Your Creativity

Beautiful Collection Of Logos From Real-World Brands To Fuel Your Creativity By Mikelle Leow, 25 Jun 2018  Share on Facebook  Twitter   Subscribe to newsletter      Like us on Facebook Images via Wikimedia Commons and Ink Butter    read more...

Coca-Cola Wins With Its Heartwarming Ramadan Ad That Brings People Together

Coca-Cola has dedicated one of its latest ads to Muslims worldwide currently fasting during this Holy Month of Ramadan. From sunrise to sunset, they abstain from all eating and drinking.  At the start of ‘Iftar’—the evening meal consumed after breaking fast at sunset—three dates are traditionally eaten in emulation of the Prophet Muhammad, who broke fast in this manner.  The tribute spot, titled ‘Sunset’, was made in partnership with read more...

https://www.designer-daily.com/stunning-3d-graffiti-by-peter-preffington-63064

For the past twenty years, Peter Preffington (aka Pref) has been creating art that he published in his homeland, Great-Britain, or abroad. On top of the prints he exhibits in art galleries or online, the British artist also creates stunning street art that plays with type. Playing with letter and dimensions, the street artist designs words that can be read in two ways. His multi-layered typography is not only fun and clever, it also looks great. You can obviously not purchase th read more...

Da Vetro: a limited edition glass collection of vases inspired by human gestures

Da Vetro is the name of a series of vases, carafes, and containers designed with glass by a group of young designers from Fabrica, the research center based in Italy. The work was commissioned by Do Not Enter, a luxury retail and exhibition space in Los Angeles. The eight designs of the collection were hand-blown in Italy by glass blower Massimo Lunardon. Only a limited edition of 30 pieces are made for each design.   read more...

Milan Design Week 2018 - Fuorisalone installations & more

At long last Design daily has got its act together and is delivering a new blog post. 2018 was a great year weather-wise for Salone del Mobile with a beautiful burst of spring being delivered bang on time after weeks of cold and rain. Milan Design Week offered some 1500 Fuorisalone events over the seven days of 16-22 of April making it impossible for any mere mortal to see everything but Design daily (David Harrison & photographer Craig Wall) equipped with a couple of 50cc Peugeot read more...

Crafts Council Collect 2018 - master potters and brand new craft

Collect 2018 was an event held over four days at the Saatchi Gallery, in Chelsea's King's Road in London just over a week ago. Along side the multitude of galleries from four continents that were representing over 400 artists were the installations of Collect Open and an exhibition of 20th and 21st century master potters. Masters of British Studio Pottery was a 'selling show' - an exhibition of works by some of Britains most exceptional ceramic talents read more...

A modern take on the traditional analogue watch

Many designers choose to design for smartwatches because the digital screens allow them to create modern interfaces and innovate. Innovating with a technology that has been around for hundreds of years is harder, especially when the technology behind is more restrictive. With the Loyto L1, the designers found a way to give a new, modern graphic representation of “reading time”. You can find this beautiful watch on Loyto Watches.   read more...

Café’s Shiba Inu Latte Art Designs Might Be The Cutest Things You’ll See Today

It looks like 17-year-old, Singapore-based home barista Daphne Tan—who goes by the moniker ‘periperipeng’—isn’t the only one busy embellishing her lattes with too-cute-to-be-drunk Shiba Inu designs.  In a neighboring Asian country lies a café that’s busy drawing customers with lovable latte art designs inspired by this spitz breed of dog from Japan.  Taiwan’s Mr. R Drinks café, located in Taipei&rsqu read more...

DINA: the lamp you need to pay to get some light

When you stop for a moment and think about it for a second, technology is amazing. Take lamps for example, all you need is to hit a button and you get some light. It’s almost too simple and maybe the reason why we spend so much electricity unnecessarily. This could have been the thought process behind the creation of DINA, a lamp that requires that you insert a coin before you can use it. Although you can get your money back easily, the fact that you need to pay when using the light is read more...

The Art Of Burning Man’ Comes To The Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery

Burning Man, the annual event held at Nevada’s Black Rock City in western United States, is known for its unique desert artworks that get dismantled once the festival is over.  For those who haven’t had the chance to enjoy these temporal installations in real life, the Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery provides you with the opportunity to see the best of Burning Man without actually hitting the desert.  ‘No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man’ read more...

McDonald’s UK Says Goodbye To Plastic Straws Across Its Restaurants

In line with its plans to have 100 percent of its packaging come from recyclable, renewable, or certified sources by 2025, McDonald’s recently announced that it will be eliminating plastic straws from some of its UK restaurants in a trial beginning May 2018.  The Golden Arches currently has 1,300 restaurants across the UK, and even though its straws are made from recyclable plastic, the brand notes that many customers tend to throw them into regular bins with ot read more...

Banksy is in New York, take a look at his new work

Banksy is back and apparently he is in New York. The most famous street artist in the world didn’t lose what made him a celebrity: a strong sense of satire and a powerful graphics. In this post you can discover a few of his recent New York work, for more you’ll have to go for a walk in the streets of the city and hope to be very lucky.   read more...

Country-Sized Trash Island Becomes Official Nation With Passport, Currency

How do you capture governments’ and the publics’ attention to a heavily polluted area that’s nearly the size of France, located in the Pacific Ocean?  Creative agency AMVBBDO came up with an ingenious solution that not only garnered the consideration of official governing bodies, but also average citizens and celebrities alike.  ‘The Trash Isles’ is the “world’s first country made of trash” that global non-profit read more...

Artists And Illustrators Worldwide Pay Tribute To The Late Stephen Hawking

This Wednesday, the world bid farewell to famed physicist Stephen Hawking, who passed away in its early hours at the age of 76.  Hawking is known for his significant contributions to the worlds of physics and astronomy that not only altered humanity’s perception of the cosmos, but also played a fundamental role in molding NASA’s ventures in space exploration.  His book A Brief History Of Time, which questions the beginning of the universe, the read more...

Designing with retro colors: showcase and tips

Trends often emerge from a collective feeling or mood, which is captured by designers in different fields.  Retro color pallets, made popular through the emergence of photo filters, is an example of how old-world charm is being reborn into web design. Designers have always kept an eye on the past, and every twenty or so years, trends return in updated form. If you’re thinking of retro, imagine a mood board filled with a faded photo from your childhood, an image from a television read more...

Lacoste Replaces Its Iconic Alligator Logo To Shed Light On Endangered Species

For the first time, clothing brand Lacoste drops its iconic alligator logo to spotlight 10 of the most endangered species on the planet.  In partnership with International Union for Conservation of Nature, Lacoste has swapped its green alligator for Sumatran tigers, porpoises, rhinos and gibbons, to name a few.  The quantity of polos from this collection that are up for sale corresponds directly to the surviving population count of each species left in the wild. Fo read more...

Holi

Holi – the festival of colors – is an opportunity to have riotous fun, enjoy delicious food and spend a fantastic vibrant day with family and friends. Enjoy these photos from our bloggers and friends of their Holi celebrations! Related Post: Holi Crafts and Activities for Kids Charu in India, from KetchupMoms   Puneeta in Canada, from Maple and Marigold     Nikita in the USA, from&n read more...

Coca cola

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Olympic games of design

Ever discussed with your designer friends about which countries have the best designers? This kind of argument will always be heated as pretty much any point of view will be biased. Now, thanks to the World Design Rankings, we have a statistic base to discuss upon. The World Design Rankings provide a listing with the ranking of all countries based on the number of designers that have been granted with the A’ Design Award, so it’s basically what Olympics are to Sports. Li read more...

These Japanese memo pads will excavate objects as they get used

If you thought that paper notes blocks could not become a form of art, the Japanese will prove you wrong with the Omoshiro Block. These average looking paper note cards reveal stunning tiny paper sculptures as you remove the paper. These innovative stationary designs are created using laser-cutting technology, they reveal various architectural beauties, such as Kyoto’s Kiyomizudera Temple, Tokyo’s Asakusa Temple and Tokyo Tower.       read more...

World Design Rankings, the Olympic Games of Design

Ever discussed with your designer friends about which countries have the best designers? This kind of argument will always be heated as pretty much any point of view will be biased. Now, thanks to the World Design Rankings, we have a statistic base to discuss upon. The World Design Rankings provide a listing with the ranking of all countries based on the number of designers that have been granted with the A’ Design Award, so it’s basically what Olympics are to Sports. Li read more...

Street art on trees by Evgenia Dudnikova

Tired of urban landscapes and depressing greyish landscapes, take a stroll in the woods and enjoy the poetic street art on trees by Evgenia Dudnikova.               read more...

National Geographic Reveals Its Most Popular Instagram Photos Of 2017

National Geographic Reveals Its Most Popular Instagram Photos Of 2017 By Yoon Sann Wong, 22 Dec 2017  Share on Facebook Twitter     Subscribe to newsletter      Like us on Facebook Image via JuliusKielaitis / Shutterstock.com  National Geographic is wrapping up the year with 18 of its most popular Instagram photos from 2017.  The publication, which previously brought to yo read more...

Printable Christmas Gift Tags and Gift Wrap

t’s come to my attention that there are only TWO WEEKS until Christmas. Oh…oh my. By a show of hands, who is totally ready for Christmas?! Gifts all purchased and wrapped? Umm…NOT ME! To hopefully help make the process a little easier for you all (and me!), I’ve rounded up lots of beautiful and free printable gift tags that we can use to give our gifts an extra special touch. Just download, print, cut out, and enjoy! Download at Creative Feel Designs read more...

Heavenly City: an Art Project by Yang Yongliang

Yang Yongliang is a Chinese artist based in Shanghai. He has a background of traditional Chinese art, such as calligraphy or painting, that started from a very early age. He pursued further art education at Hong-Kong Chinese  and Shaghai Fine Arts Institute. He turned this knowledge into something new using modern digital art techniques. His work has been exhibited all around the world.     Yongliang’s project Heavenly City is one of his read more...

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Fabulous Cat Papers is an Etsy shop with tons of amazing notebook covers, some of which include gorgeous embroidery that enhance the drawings. We have also found some of the best blouse embroidery designs from embdesigntube.                           read more...

An impressive cake designed with help of algorithms

What happens when a talented designer, architect, and 3D artist combines her passion for baking cakes with her professional skills? The answer is in pictures in this post, with one of the latest creations by Dinara Kasko, a designer gone pastry artist. Thanks to the power of the Internet, this Ukrainian housewife mashed up her passion with her professional background and now gives cake-creation workshops all around the world. See the video at the end of this post to see more about the ma read more...

Tala Voronoi LED Bulbs Are Mathematically Beautiful

The light bulbs of London-based Tala are designed to glow bare, organically shaped blown glass lighting fixtures inspired by an unexpected source: the naturally occurring patterns that form overhead in tree canopies, alongside a lone filament snaking around a central column, a mathematical nod to the Fibonacci sequence. Tala’s design and business practices are guided by the principle of “Conservation Through Beauty”. Exposed light bulb read more...

Google Unveils New Pixel Perfect Artworks Live Cases

Of all of the announcements made at Google’s eagerly anticipated hardware event today – the most notable being the newest Google Pixel models – one distinguished itself as categorically of a more fashionable nature rather than purely functional note. As a follow-up to the collaboration between Google and Opening Ceremony earlier this year, the tech giant announced the vibrant artwork of both LA-based artist Petra Cortright and NYC-based graphic art read more...

Flexible Screens: The Sculpture of Daniel Canoga

  Share This Article SHARE TWEET PIN SUBMIT here Daniel Canogar’s latest high-tech artworks are a triple-threat. Each is a mesmerizing digital painting and a seductive sculptural form. On top of all that, the underlying code that feeds these machines connects in real-time with the world itself. Magma, 2017 (detail) The six works that make up “Echo” on view at bitforms in New York, contain a grid read more...

Miniature Scenes Staged Inside Jewelry Boxes by Curtis Talwst Santiago

Curtis Talwst Santiago creates tiny worlds that fit inside jewelry boxes. If you are as clumsy as I can be when it comes to handycraft, you can only be in awe in front of this artist’s work. read more...

designjunction 2017 Comes to London’s King’s Cross

  Don’t look now but designjunction is just around the corner. For its 7th year, London’s leading destination for contemporary interior design and culture is heading to King’s Cross on September 21-24. As always, you can expect an array of installations, popup shops, and exciting collaborations amongst the group of international brands that will be showcasing. bloomon installation on Granary Square A series of installations can be found in Granary read more...

Electronic Paper Rolls Up to Become an Adjustable Flashlight

You don’t really think about a flashlight without the guts, do you? You know, the bulb, batteries, and other stuff that makes it come on at the flip of a switch. Nendo forgoes all of that by working with AgIC technology where you can print electronic circuit boards onto paper, film, and fabric by using silver particle ink. Using YUPO paper by Takeo, the same paper used for election ballots, nendo created the paper-torch flashlight. Paper-torch comp read more...

Modern Water Containers That Reference Historical Times

With much research being done looking at historical water storing methods, researchers have been able to gather vast information regarding ancient civilizations by examining the differences in materials and designs from earthenware artifacts. This led Tel Aviv-based designer Talia Mukmel to come up with a contemporary water bottle that still managed to reference historical times. After experimenting with various methods, Mukmel was able to create a series of bottles that utilize read more...

Spectacular layout using scientific images for the Rockfeller University annual report

If you happen to be interested in science at large, you already know that the infinitely big or small can produce powerful imagery. New York design studio C&G Partners recently took advantage of the beautiful images from the biomedical use to create a stunning Annual Report for the Rockfeller University. Actually they did more than this. The photos in this post show glimpses of the annual report, but the agency produced a full communication set that includes: graduate progr read more...

Look how this creative street artist improves the streets of New York

Tom Bob is not your average street artist. The New York based artist uses what he finds in the street and gives it a street art upgrade. With him, a random evacuation pipe becomes an elephant, or concrete poles can become… Ringo Starr! Check out more of his work on Instagram. read more...

The ‘Ultimate Titanium Fidget Spinner’ Is Designed For 100% Fidgetability

The ‘Ultimate Titanium Fidget Spinner’ Is Designed For 100% Fidgetability By Dorothy Tan, 28 Jul 2017  Share on Facebook Twitter     Subscribe to newsletter      Like us on Facebook You may think that fidget spinners are just cheap toys, you may change your mind after you read about the design process behind the Air Spinner, which is described as “the world’s greatest read more...

IN-EI by Issey Miyake for Artemide

IN-EI is a new collection of table, floor, and hanging lamps by fashion designer Issey Miyake for the Italian lighting manufacturer Artemide. Born from the 132 5. ISSEY MIYAKE project in which clothing can be folded flat but also become a three-dimensional form, Miyake and his research team Reality Lab. naturally transitioned into lighting. The fixture’s material is made from recycled PET plastic bottles and diffuses light beautifully. “IN-EI” is Japane read more...

Humorous sculptures and furniture by Camille Kachani

Lebano-Brasilian designer and artist Camille Kachani creates artworks that are somewhere in between a sculpture and a furniture. Her wooden installations all look like nature is coming back and the wood starts to live again. You can check more on her portfolio website. read more...

Three Danish Companies Release Transparent Botanical Prints

Copenhagen-based design companies MOEBE, Paper Collective, and Norm Architects, joined forces to release a series of art prints that were designed specifically to hang within the MOEBE frame. Floating Leaves features transparent botanical photographs that give the illusion of actual leaves suspended within the frame. The photographs were made using UV printing allowing a photo to be printed onto transparent foil. The prints, which come in three different sizes, are then read more...

Surreal 3D Typography Project by GRAZA

GRAZA’s surrealist alphabet is a nice introspection on the shapes of nature and the creation of letters. Designed with 3D software, the work shows how far you can go with digital creation techniques. read more...

Craft Cocktails… Elevated… Literally!

The physical TWIST collection has been an incredible collaboration between many talents that grace the Pinch studio. From Marjorie Artieres who so cleverly took our concepts and created an evolving modular design showcasing the art of cocktail making… to our in-house furniture making duo – Michael Bewley and Donna Fisher who literally make our dreams come true every day! The “Mod” Bar is the base furniture for 3 additional cocktail activations. The bar itself is roote read more...

SOLID GRAY aluminium edition: an incredible backpack made of aluminium composite material

Solid Gray’s latest bag has a wonderful futuristic look and an innovative design. It was designed to protect your prized possession by using layered aluminium polymer composite material only. It comes with a prize, but it’s unique and even has a laser engraved serial number to prove it. read more...

Pastries Like You’ve Never Seen Before by Dinara Kasko

Ukraine pastry chef Dinara Kasko breaks the mold with her artistic approach to baking cakes. Using 3D printing technology she not only creates never before seen cake forms, but she then delights you with pastry surprises when you cut open one of her recipes. You can purchase her molds (including recipes) online on her site. The molds are made of food-grade silicone and they sell with collapsible plastic frames to preserve accuracy of the geometry shape. We are big fans! Thanks for read more...

A 3D printed grotto generated with an algorithm

Somewhere between architecture and art, this project by Michael Hansmeyer and Benjamin Dillenburger takes advantage of both 3D printing and algorithms. This Grotto was commissionned by the Centre Pompidou in Paris for an exhibition about 3D printing. It displays an interesting look at the type of new architectural structures that 3D printing could bring to the world. read more...

15 inspiring examples of pointillism

Dot art – otherwise known as pointillism – covers many forms of art. Artists, graphic designers, photographers and illustrators are experimenting with this, one of the most exciting art techniques around. But whatever the medium, pointillism pieces all have one thing in common: the dot. We've selected 15 striking examples of pointillism-based artwork to inspire you to give the technique a go. Some are more traditional, while others have elaborated on the technique to create so read more...

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Gorgeous Wood And Resin Rings by Enchanted Soul

If you are looking for a truly unique ring, you should pay attention to this cool Kickstarter projet by Enchanted Soul. The project owner can already rejoice, because its Kickstarter was funding within two days, and still progressing. The project started out of frustration when purchasing a wooden ring that wasn’t as good as advertised online. Challenge was taken to create a better quality ring, which was achieved very well. You can see the results on the Kickstarter page here. read more...

This urban ‘tree’ cleans as much polluted air as an entire forest

  This urban ‘tree’ cleans as much polluted air as an entire forest 2 days ago  under Air quality, Bright Ideas, clean tech, Environment, Innovation 0 Flip by Amanda Froelich   VIEW SLIDESHOW Air pollution might be invisible, but it results in 7 million premature deaths each year. Fortunately, there’s a solution – the CityTree is a high-tec read more...

10 gorgeous business cards for your inspiration

A folded business card that took a lot of time and effort. Totally worth it though. Design by Jorge Alvarez. 3. Wooden business cards Business cards made with duplexed wood veneer + letterpressed metallic ink on paper with laser etching on both sides. Design by Mackey Saturday. 4. Tom Lane Business cards that look like playing cards. Design by Tom Lane. 5. Busy Building Things A nice card with a custom shape and a powerful message. Designed b read more...

Splendid photos of Patagonian and Icelandic Glaciers by Jonathan Smith

British photographer Jonathan Smith traveled to Patagonia and Iceland to take photos of the glaciers glaciers, revealing the beauty of the cold elements. A series that could have been titled “A song of water and ice”. read more...

Spectacular doodling by Visoth Kakvei

If you needed a proof that doodling can be an art, any drawing by Visoth Kakvei should convince you. This Cambodian artist takes his doodle to a whole new level using symbols, details and perspective. You can follow more of his work on his Instagram account.     read more...

A Gaudi-Inspired, Thinking Sculpture Designed with the Help of IBM’s Watso

NY-based SOFTlab has been known to create some pretty jaw-dropping sculptures and one they completed recently for IBM is no exception. In order to design and build the sculpture, they worked with IBM’s cognitive system, Watson, who was taught everything about Gaudi’s work and Barcelona’s architecture. That led to Watson helping SOFTlab choose materials and the design based on information Watson gave them that they had not previously known. The result is a ja read more...

A Glam Apartment Inside a Technicolor Building in Ibiza

Tropical locations usually conjure up color palettes of blues and greens but this property includes all the colors of the rainbow. Designed by French architect Jean Nouvel, the Las Boas building is an urban jungle that boasts unbeatable views of the island of Formentera and old town Ibiza. It exists primarily as a residential complex but the Creamhotel has added one of building’s apartments to their Ibiza vacation rental portfolio, calling it the Ibiza Glam, w read more...

5 Most Gorgeous Women’s Perfume Flacon

People always claim you shouldn’t judge a book by the cover. And then we couldn’t agree more — it’s quite challenging to present the entire worlds on only a few centimeters. With regards to perfumes, even if, the case’s all different! A perfume bottle shows a whole lot about the story of the perfume as well as its scent. Sure, perfumes are complex and then can’t be stripped off of all their tricks with a bottle design. But then, perfume bottles have the abilit read more...

The Mobius interactive bench by Louis Lim

Inspired by the Möbius strip, this bench also includes interactive features that add in coolness. It was designed by Louis Lim of Makingworks, in collaboration with 3form. It was featured this year at WantedDesign. The bench uses DarkChroma, a material provided by 3form. It comes as a dark object that lights up once you touch it. read more...

Nike Adds a Little Bit of Sole For iPhone Toting Sneakerheads

t’s been nearly a decade – June 29, 2007, to be precise – since Apple first released the very first iPhone…and with it came along a whole industry of accessories designed to protect and personalize the smartphone. Call us jaded, but in general we tend to steer toward understated leather cases for those purposes, like Apple’s in-house leather case or Mujjo’s similar leather option; these cases do an excellent job protecting the phone from drops read more...

A smartphone designed specifically for photographers by Kodak

Nowadays, Kodak’s brand is associated with technologies that have nearly totally disappeared. However, the company didn’t stop innovating and kept looking for ways to make modern photographers happy. Named the Ektra, this smartphone to be released by Kodak changes the regular priorities of this type of devices and put photography features ahead. The camera has a 21-megapixel fast focus camera sensor as well as a 13-megapixel front-facing camera with phase detection read more...

Duramen by Bonsoir Paris

The Paris, France-based design team of Bonsoir Paris is made up of graphic designers, Rémy Clémente & Morgan Maccari. Along with their team they created Duramen, a series of sculptures, which began as wooden frames that are then reimagined into something indistinguishable. The sculptures create juxtaposition between the distorted nature of the designs themselves and their use of fine woods such as oak, fir, wenge, pear, and linden. DURAMEN 2500/1100 (above and read more...

ClayXYZ: a desktop 3D printer for ceramics

ntil now, I refrained from purchasing a 3D printer primarily for one reason: all you could print was plastic. Of course, I’m talking about consumer 3D printers, it’s been possible to print on metal or ceramics for a while already, but purchasing one of these printers was out of budget. ClayXYZ is the first 3D printer for clay and ceramics that you can purchase at an affordable price. There is still a Kickstarter campaign running for it, but it has been largely finan read more...

Street Art

    87 Perler Bead Collection - By Pappas Pärlor Vidar 1 month ago 0 Art motala pappas pärlor pegboards Street Art sweden urban Collection Photos PreviousNext Read more   —————————————— By Pappas Pärlor: Instagram / Homepage / Facebook. Click on a photo to comment. ————& read more...

LA’s New Museum of Ice Cream Is the Coolest

If you haven’t heard, Los Angeles is now home to the Museum of Ice Cream! This confectionery exhibit founded by Maryellis Bunn and Manish Vora is a sweet homage to the popular dessert and was sold out in New York where it was previously based. The new downtown LA location is four times bigger but it’s selling out just as fast (Update: It’s currently sold out through July 10th). There are 12 different rooms, each with quirky installations that are s read more...

Babele Lamp is Like A Giant Puzzle

Babele is a playful, self-produced lamp from brand new design studio based in Ivrea, Italy called MID (manifattura italiana design). Their starting point was a classic abat-jour silhouette, which they played around with: disassembling it in plain sections, shuffling and putting them back in order, creating  and defining light gaps. The lamp that has resulted is like a giant wooden puzzle whose illuminating center shines through gaps in the puzzle pieces. Twist them around to cre read more...

Dot produces the world’s first Braille smartwatch

If you are visually impaired, it can be hard to access many electronic devices. Computers have special equipment to make typing and visiting websites more accessible, but newer techology is often built only for people with full sight. Korean designer Dot worked on a way to make the smarwatches more accessible and designed the first smartwatch that uses Braille and comes with an impressive set of features. The watch displays the information with the use of four Brailly cells that read more...

Spectacular sculptures made of glass and concrete by Ben Young

It’s not so common that we feature artists and designers more than once on Designer Daily. Ben Young is one of these artists whose work has been shared here previously, and that’s for a very good reason. Mixing concrete and glass, the New Zealand artist creates impressive sculptures that take you to the depths of the ocean. read more...

6 brilliant new posters of classic Disney movies by Mondo artists

No matter what your age is, there will be at least one Disney film you have grown to love and appreciate, whether it’s an old-time classic or recent. What better way to keep the nostalgia alive than through the beauty of Disney artworks.  Prints with a fresh take on iconic Disney films - such as Aladdin and 101 Dalmatians - will be featured at Austin-based Mondo Gallery’s upcoming show in collaboration with Cyclops Print Works; a producer of read more...

23 Praiseworthy Promo Designs

nni Kuan Mailer by Sagmeister Inc. (now Sagmeister & Walsh) Promotion & Marketing Design Awards Category: Client Promotions Year: 2009 Creative Team: Stefan Sagmeister, Mark Pernice Client: Anni Kuan The Twelve Days of Christmas Postcards by Jessica Hische Promotion & Marketing Design Awards Category: Illustrator/Photographer Promotions Year: 2007 Creative Team: Jessica Hische What Will You Gain When You Lose? by Leo Burnett Chicago read more...

Sand art on good friday

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Dubai Street Museum: murals appear across the city – in pictures

Passersby spot a lion FacebookTwitterPinterest   Up a creek with both paddles FacebookTwitterPinterest   Falcons are a popular motif FacebookTwitterPinterest Advertisement   The project is intended to be a creative and innovative way of preserving UAE heritage FacebookTwitterPinterest   Life read more...

Origami animals

Here’s a beautiful looking wet-folded paper horse. Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42618819@N03/5128498447/ Horse, Designed by Roman Diaz and Folded by DebugMode Diagrams available in Origami Essence   Here’s one of the best bull designs I’ve ever seen. Image source: https://www.flickr.com/photos/papygami/13914207354/ Bull, Designed by Richard Ojeda Soto and Folded by Luc MARNAT Diagrams available in read more...

The 20 artists creating 'digital graffiti' on the white walls of a Florida coastal town

Last year, we visited the Digital Graffiti festival in Florida – where the gleamingly white coastal town of Alys Beach gives itself over to colour after dark. In May, the festival returns again for its tenth year, and the 20 artists taking part have just been announced. You can catch a glimpse at their work below. From May 19-21, the town’s white walls will again provide screens for projections from artists from around the world – including read more...

9 Creative Promo Designs Featured in 500 Greetings

  Title: Joana & Tiago Design Firm: Studio AH—HA for Today is the Day Illustrator: Francisca Magalhães Title: Miel & Tuur Design Firm/Client: Jacques & Lise Title: Food Fight Design Firm/Client: Trapped in Suburbia Creative Team: Karin Langeveld, Cuby Gerards, Richard Fussey Title: Teepee Design Firm: Device Cr read more...

Paperboyo transforms famous landmarks using paper cutouts

As designers and artists working with digital technology, it’s easy to get caught into overusing technology and special effect. Actually, art and design is probably more about creative ideas, not about technique only. Obviously, good and creative ideas that are well executed are the best. Rich McCor, a London-based paper cutting artist, had a simple yet brilliant idea: adding life to photos with paper cutouts that are just presented by hand, no Photoshop involved. The resuts: funny and read more...

Art created with… bananas

If the medium is the message, I’m not sure what we should be thinking of the art of Stephan Brusche. The Dutch artist uses bananas as a support for creating clever art, and the least you could say is that he is creative. read more...

Spectacular street art portraits by Yash

YASH is a street artist based in Stockholm, Sweden. He creates delicate portraits of people and animal in gigantic formats. read more...

Origami animals in glass

Floriane Touitou has a passion for origami. With her passion, she did what talented people do, she created some cool foldings of animals. She also added an extra layer of coolness with glass jars that protect the animals and make it look even more real. You can find all of her creations on her Etsy shop. read more...

The Appennine Colossus

If you get the chance to go to Vaglia, Italy, you should head to the gardens of the Villa di Pratolino to check out the Appennine Colossus, a gigantic sculpture. The monument, which happens to also be a building, was designed by the Medici’s architect, Bernardo Buontalenti. read more...

A collection of smart tear-off ads

You can find creativity anywhere, even in these small tear-off ads that you’ve seen so often Children hairdresser A bit of humour there, with these way too long hair that you’ll contribute to cut by taking the phone number. 3. Fitness trainer If only losing weight was that easy. This tear-off business card is just the perfect way to show you what the trainer will try to help you achieve. 4. Another weight loss one With a better cut-out, this ad expresses the read more...

10 artists who create amazing art with books

Akayo Sakanishi An intricate piece of art made with books and folders by Akayo Sakanishi at the Academy of Arts. 3. Brian Dettmer We’ve featured Dettmer’s incredible art on Designer Daily before. The American artist took book art to another level with his complex book sculptures, you should definitively check out his website for more art. 4. Guy Laramee Just like Dettmer, Guy Laramee was also featured on Designer Daily for his amaz read more...

Illustrations that explain Arabic words’ meaning

Westerners like myself often like Arabic characters for the simple reason that they look graphically pleasing. Mahmoud El Sayed, a graphic designer from Egypt, played with this and created a collection of educational illustrations that take the meaning of Arabic words litterally. By distorting each character, El Sayed makes the word look like its meaning. He created a total of 40 word-images that way, you can see a preview on this article, and discover the rest on the artist’s Beha read more...

A collection of beautiful product designs

The Nixie tube clock This clock comes with an alarm and everything you’d expect, but its main feature is the cool design. The brush bike park The coolest way to park bikes. The vinyl clock The vintage way to keep track of time for music lovers. The pencil hedgehog Playing with the animal’s most noticeable feature, a fun pencil holder for the kids. The Spider chair Looks so comfy, I’m in love with this. Via Fancy. read more...

The Ultimate 40 Posts For Valentine’s Day and Every Day

What are your plans for Valentine’s Day? Is it a time of the year you enjoy or dread? Today, I am writing a post with a difference. To celebrate Valentine’s Day, I am bringing you some of the best blog posts from around the blogosphere, including some of my own previous articles. Valentine’s Day is a fun and loving day for many people and there are so many wonderful blog posts out there about all aspects of relationships. I have searched high and wide and these are i read more...

Mind-Bending Sculptures That Beautifully Animate

Prepare to be mind blown. John Edmark is an artist that uses math and 3d printing to create eye-catxhing, mind-bending kinetic sculptures. These art pieces are designed to create 3D animations when spun under a strobe light. It's pretty trippy stuff, and it was built using Autodesk software. As you may or may not know, Autodesk — the company behind the renowned AutoCAD software — actually own Creative Market. The resulting pieces are spectacular to watchl Just t read more...

40 vintage designs on the theme Black & W

Celebrating its 30th anniversary, Print magazine republished some of its archives. You can see some of the designs they published in their portfolio on the theme black and white in the sixties, the rest can be seen on this article. read more...

An Art Collection Borne From Social Media

Sydney-based artist Kate Banazi and Madrid-based artist Diego Berjon have never met. Yet, they have undertaken an extremely intimate and personal journey together to create collaborative art. They first met on Instagram, and by communicating only through email and letters, Kate and Diego have worked together to create a set of graphic art pieces that represent the forming and solidifying of a budding collaboration. All art is silkscreen and acrylic, ink o read more...

A typeface inspired by an orchestra conductor for LSO’s identity

The London Symphony Orchestra new logo and identity was reveiled recently by The Partners, the agency behind this new creation. In a creative twist, the designers took the type at the core of the logo and tweaked it to follow the movements of the orchestra’s conductor. read more...

Incredible paper sculptures by Jeff Nishinaka

US-based artist Jeff Nishinaka creates amazing paper sculptures. He gives depth to his artworks by using many layers of paper and build unbelievable scenes inspired by nature or mythology. For the anecdote, one of Nishinaka’s good friends, who happens to also collect his sculptures, is Jacky Chan. read more...

Sport posters for Graphic Design Festival Paris

For its 2017 edition, the Graphic Design Festival in Paris asked 19 graphic designers to create a poster around the theme of sport. The posters will be displayed in the city during the festival.         read more...

360-Degree Books by Yusuke Oono

These storybooks by Japanese designer and architect Yusuke Oono open up 360-degrees, transforming into an incredible 3D storytelling experience. While Oono’s original designs were so labour intensive they couldn’t be mass produced, Snow White and Mount Fuji have been made available thanks to Loftwork, (the company who sponsored the design contest where Oono’s work gained recognition) and book publisher Seigensha.    h read more...

Invention of the Day: Handheld Device Is Like Shazam For Fonts

London-based designer Fiona O’Leary’s graduation project from the Royal College of Art is a nifty little device that captures and identifies typeface and colours — beaming the samples directly to a nearby computer or storing the information for later. While it’s merely a prototype, Spector is basically a dream tool for graphic designers and creatives who often encounter inspiration in the real world. Wired referred to it as &ldqu read more...

In India, Truckers Get Their Own Condom Brand

Painted across the backs of the millions of highly decorated trucks tearing across the subcontinent is the curious phrase “Use Dipper at Night.” It means people should flash their high beams as they pass.  Just like the other catchphrase emblazoned on the bumpers of India’s often rickety road warriors “Horn OK Please,” the words are a warning that other drivers better make themselves as obvious as possible to avoid being squashed.   Hoping to prom read more...

Best Diwali Decoration Ideas to Create Awesome Design

Diwali Decoration Ideas 2013 Here is the list of some cool and awesome Diwali decoration ideas which will decorate your home or office with the lots of lights. These are easy to implement and create along with the children. Their creativity will increase.  Decorate Diwali Bulb-Chain Using Paper Bubble Step by step procedure given in the above image. and also final bulb-chain which is ready for house-decoration. Your house’s outer and inner wall will be beautiful and diffe read more...

Unknown travel: poster tributes to extinct animals

A series of posters that was created in a vintage style for Expedia. The vintage posters celebrate some popular travel destinations and the animals that used to live in it and went extinct.         read more...

Artists Capture 69 Years Of Independence In 69 Posters & The Results Are Stunning

As India celebrates its 70th year of independence, Kunel Gaur, an artist and founder of the agency Animal, came up with a unique idea to commemorate the day. He invited 69 artists and illustrators to depict one year since India attained independence on the country's map. And the results are outstanding! The project titled Indianama beautifully chronicles the journey of India since independence. Here are some portraits showing the artists' take on India: 1947: "T read more...

Here Are 8 Beautiful Murals From Around The World

Murals are a way of expressing one's thoughts, emotions and opinions through art that is out in the open for everyone to behold. And time and again, artists have used them to speak their mind in ways that can rarely go unnoticed. They've showcased what the feel about political issues, social issues and world problems, while also showcasing their mesmerising art at the same time.   While many may think of murals as a form of vandalism, it is in fact just another art form th read more...

Minimalist business cards by Przemek Bizoń

“Less is more”. This is probably the most cited design quote, but we often forget to say that minimalism done wrong is still bad design. On the other hand, minimalism done right can do wonders, like what Polish graphic designer Przemek Bizoń does on a regular basis for his clients. In this post you can see a small selection of his minimalist business cards, but you can discover much more on his Behance portfolio. read more...

Google, Apple, Adobe, And Microsoft Are Quietly Developing A New Type Of Font

As competitors, Google, Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe are normally hard-pressed to agree with each other, and it's especially rare when design is involved. But two weeks ago, these four frenemies signed off on a major new standard—one that could revolutionize digital typography. It's called a variable font. The new standard is part of an update to OpenType, the most advanced cross-platform standard for scalable computer fonts, which was created by Adobe and Microsoft back in 1996 read more...

Stunning colorful typographic quotes by Jenue

AIGA commissionned Jenue, a Spanish graphic designer who specializes in creating awesome typographic compositions, to design a series of famous designers’ quotes. Jenue didn’t disappoint, with his series of colorful and creative designs. read more...

Alice in Wonderland illustrated by Salvador Dali

If one artist had to illustrate a trippy book like “Alice in Wonderland”, it had to be Salvador Dali. The trippiest of all artist did actually create twelve illustration for Caroll’s most famous book, that’s one illustration per chapter. The book was recently republished to commemorate the 150th anniversary of one of the most popular children book ever.       read more...

Artist draws creatures that invade the NYC subway

New York artist Ben Rubin found a good way to entertain himself during his subway commutes. During the rides, he works on his Subway Doodles project, which consists in taking pictures with his iPad and sketching cute monsters into the scenes. read more...

Abused porcelain by Laurent Craste

You all know how delicate and fragile porcelain is. Laurent Craste knows it too, and he works on that to create tortured pieces of porcelain in his series “Abuse”. read more...

Funny and poetic scenes by Jorge Miranda

Jorge Miranda creates cute scenes that mix tiny paper figures with every day objects. In black and white, he creates poetic and funny atmospheres that you’ll enjoy for sure. read more...

Nest houses made of living trees by Patrick Dougherty

What if we didn’t evolve from monkeys, but from birds? Patrick Dougherty, an artist from North Carolina, seems to have evolved from a bird, as he constantly installs giant nests everywhere. read more...

Street art that adapts to its environment

Ernest Zacharevic obviously thinks that being a great artist is not enough, it should be fun for him and for passer-bys. The street artist creates pieces that interact with their environment, and these are definitively entertaining. read more...

Fantastic ‘Pokémon Go’ Mural Features All 151 Pokémons

Residing in Huntington, New York, artist Efren Guillermo Andaluz has captured all 151 Pokémons from Pokémon GO by painting all of them on the exterior of his studio, On Da Loose Design. He was bothered by the many issues happening in the world today so he painted the mural as a symbol for peace, safety and unity within the community. Using spray paints, it took the team several days and a construction scissor lift to complete the impressive mural. Watch the video below to read more...

8 cool designs that would improve any city

As the world become more and more urban, with people everywhere still moving from rural areas to cities, designers have to keep thinking about ways to make our cities nicer. Here are a few ideas that we could already implement. 1. The bench that includes a garden A great idea that also turns out to be stylish. This bench is the perfect way to make our cities a bit greener. 2. The bench desk A bench that can also be used as a small table for reading, writing, or using your lap read more...

A collection of gorgeous street artworks

Art is everywhere, and street artists are making sure it stays in the streets. Sometimes it looks just amazing, like in the examples below: History vs video games, St-Denis, France. Piano keys from Valparaiso, Chile. Lighting the tunnel, by Pavel Puhov. Commie blocks in London. The boat, by Eduardo Relero. Next level street art, in Valparaiso, Chile. A street art tree in Brest, France. Happy poles in Paris, France. read more...

Winners of the World Illustration Awards 2016

The Association of Illustrators organizes a yearly award for the best illustration work published worldwide. This year, two Korean illustrators won both the professional award, won by Jimin Kim, and the New Talent award, won by Jungho Lee. Hand-drawn illustration book made using graphite and charcoal by Jimin Kim. read more...

Uplifting, Emotional Samsung Ad Combines World’s National Anthems For Rio 2016

People from all over the world are united in performing different national anthems in this spot for the upcoming Olympic games. The spot is meant to promote the new Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge, all while bringing people together at what can seem like a rather bleak time. Amidst all the heartbreak happening across the world, humans everywhere are just that – human. Lyrics of the national anthems are poetically woven together to form an uplifting and empowering world anthem, that sends a me read more...

The 10 greatest Olympic Games logos of all time

Inspired by the ancient tournament held in Olympia, Greece, from the 8th century BC to the 4th century AD, the modern Olympic Games began in 1894 and have become the world’s biggest spectacle of sporting talent.  For the design world, they’ve also come to present one of the world’s toughest branding challenges: how to convey the spirit of a sporting event, the culture of its host, the patriotism of its host nation, elements of both heritage and modernity, and more... al read more...

These Incredible Fountain Sculptures Use Water To Complete Their Story

Polish sculptor Malgorzata Chodakowska creates beautiful fountain sculptures that use water to complete their shapes and stories. Made entirely out of bronze, each sculpture takes two to six months to complete, depending on its complexity. Chodakowska first models the artwork on clay before pouring the sculpture into bronze. The final piece is a gorgeous amalgamation of art and sculpture where water adds an element of motion and gives the whole structure a magical, human-like presence. Check the read more...

Create innovative business cards at Jukebox Print

Jukebox Print is an online print company company based out of North America that brings creative options, unique materials and specialized services to the print market. Highly regarded both domestically and overseas, customers crave Jukebox products for their originality and quality, offering high-end 100% recycled papers and accepting the most unique custom projects. It is a company that wishes to associate itself with print enthusiasts who desire to push the boundaries beyond what were ever th read more...

24 phenomenally realistic pencil drawings

No, they're not photographs. These mind-blowingly realistic images are hand-drawn illustrations. Seriously You'd be forgiven for thinking the images in this list are photographs. But we assure you, they're not. Each and every one is hand-drawn. Here, some seriously talented illustrators have pulled out their best pencils and drawing techniques to create some truly exceptional pencil art. Enjoy... 01. Diego Fazio – Sensazioni It's almost impossible to believe read more...

Spector: a tool to capture fonts and colors in the real world

How would you like it if you could instantly detect the fonts and colors of a design you like in the streets? I’m pretty positive that any designer would enjoy this type of feature. For her graduation project at the Royal College of Art, Fiona O’Leary designed a tool that could eventually make this a reality. She built Spector out of frustration, she didn’t like the fact that she never knew what things were going to look like when printing, because it’s hard to get a s read more...

The impressive mandala-style paper cutting of Mr Riu

http://www.designer-daily.com/the-impressive-mandala-style-paper-cutting-of-mr-riu-58333 Mr Riu takes paper cutting to the next level, thanks to his infinite patience and the use of precision tools. Call the swivel knife, this tool is commonly used for leather craft. It helps you cut more smoothly as the head can rotate 360 degrees. You can follow his work on his Instagram or on his blog. read more...

Street art optical illusions by Astro

http://www.designer-daily.com/street-art-optical-illusions-by-astro-58296 Astro‘s street art style is easy to recognize in the streets. He creates giant murals with complex patterns and optical illusions that make it look like the building is empty on the inside. The first picture you see in this post is a building wall designed by the French street artist in Loures, Portugal. The others are examples of his fantastic work, taken in other places. read more...

Street art by Nevercrew

http://www.designer-daily.com/street-art-by-nevercrew-58252 Nevercrew is a Swiss street artist that creates spectacular murals around the world. You can see more of his work on DeviantArt. read more...

Illustrations and posters by Julei

http://www.designer-daily.com/illustrations-and-posters-by-julei-58165 #illustrations #posters #designer #artwork #colourful #drawing #talent #artist #Julei Based in Vilnius, Lithuania, Justina Leisyte is a talented illustrator who creates colorful artworks. Her work can be seen on her Behance page, where she goes by the name Julei. read more...

Clever In-Store Ads That Use Creativity, Not Money

http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/creative-guerrilla-marketing-ambient-in-store-ads/ Guerrilla marketing is an advertising strategy that uses unconventional methods to promote products and services at minimal cost. It involves coming up with unique, innovative ideas to grasp the attention of consumers on a personal and memorable level. Here’s a compilation of some brilliant in-store ads that show how guerrilla marketing can be used to get those cash registers ringing. Using read more...

This Graphic Designer Uses Her Design Skills To Make The Most Awesome Cookies

This Graphic Designer Uses Her Design Skills To Make The Most Awesome Cookies Los Angeles-based graphic designer Holly Fox combines her passion for design and baking by creating these yummy sugar cookies that are adorable to look at. She started baking about 5 years ago to try and see if she could figure out royal icing. After experimenting with different colors and “piping many jewels”, she’s become quite a pro at it. Check out her handiwork below. 1. 2. read more...

India will use 3D paintings to slow down drivers

India has a road safety problem, over 200’000 people are killed on the country’s roads every year. These alarming figures are urging the Indian government to do something about it. To try to fix one of the issues that cause this situation, drivers who are speeding in areas where pedestrians are crossing, they will try an innovative solution: install 3D illusions for pedestrian crossings. This way, they hope that the impression of meeting a real obstacle will naturally slow down the d read more...

A collection of well-designed negative space logos

http://www.designer-daily.com/a-collection-of-well-designed-negative-space-logos-57889 On Designer Daily, we’ve often discussed the importance of white space, here is some practical inspiration in logo design. Knoll A subtle logo that looks like a gift, designed by NB branding & communication. Ryan Biggs associates A clever way to combine the company name’s initial letters. Design by id29. Yoga Australia Nice way to include a subtle reference to the c read more...

These Braille Lego bricks help blind children to learn how to read

http://www.designer-daily.com/these-braille-lego-bricks-help-blind-children-to-learn-how-to-read-57792 Lego are often seen as a smart game for kids, as it improves their cognitive abilities. The Dorina Nowill Foundation worked with Lew’Lara/TBWA to create a braille version that helps kids to learn how to read. In one package, there are 26 bricks that represent the complete braille alphabet. A brilliant idea, you can learn more on the dedicated website.     read more...

Peta's New Leather Store Has A Shocking Twist If You Look Inside The Products

http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/peta-behind-luxury-leather-animal-skin/ To show consumers how animals are treated to produce leather goods, PETA Asia teamed up with Ogilvy & Mather Advertising to launch this shocking pop-up store in one of Bangkok’s shopping malls. Customers walked in, picked up something they liked, opened it and … watch below. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs8yqcrqo1s&feature=player_embedded   read more...

27 Beautiful Sci-Fi GIFs That Will Leave You Mesmerized

http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/sci-fi-monochromatic-gif-animations-carl-burton/ New York-based artist Carl Burton blends elements of science fiction and surrealism to create stunning monochromatic GIFs/cinemagraphs that have a hypnotic, dream-like feel to them. He uses Cinema 4D, Photoshop and After Effects to create these animated illustrations that are “influenced by nature, architecture, mundane environments and the news,” he says. Burton came up with this & read more...

28 Creative Tea Bag Designs For Tea Lovers

http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/creative-unique-tea-bag-packaging/ 28 Creative Tea Bag Designs For Tea Lovers   Which is the world’s most widely consumed drink after water? It’s not coffee or Coke. It’s tea. And we’re not surprised. Not only is it healthier and cheaper than coffee but also predates it by about 3000 years. It even keeps Mother Earth happy by leaving a smaller carbon footprint and wasting fewer resources in trade. But today& read more...

Coffee Changes Nightwear To Workwear In These Clever Ads With Brilliant Art Direction

http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/ready-in-an-instant-pronto-cafe/ Agency Y&R Paris has come up with a nifty print campaign for Pronto Café that shows how coffee makes people go from sleep mode to work mode. The four-ad series shows a businessman, a traffic policewoman, a fisherman and a baker sipping on coffee, and in the process, their outfits change from nightwear to workwear. The tagline reads “Pronto Café – R read more...

Brilliant, Powerful Illustrations That Show Animals Treating Us The Way We Treat Them

http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/animal-rights-human-cruelty-roles-reversed/ Imagine a parallel universe where animals treat us humans the way we treat them. A world where humans are caged by birds and experimented upon by monkeys. A world where animals wear human skin in the name of fashion and display human heads as hunting trophies. Bored Panda has compiled a series of illustrations that show what such a parallel universe would look like. Check it out below. read more...

These Brilliant Ads From Toronto Will Make You Think Twice Before Littering

http://digitalsynopsis.com/advertising/anti-littering-live-green-toronto/ This has got to be right up there with the top PSA campaigns this year. Live Green Toronto has come up with six clever print ads as part of an anti-littering campaign to help curb the city’s current problems with trash and pollution. The ads merge the labels on two items of litter to create words like ‘pig’, ‘lazy’ and ‘dumb’ with a tagline that says “Littering says a lot read more...

Japanese Lego Master Builds Delicious-Looking Creations From Blocks

http://www.spoon-tamago.com/…/japanese-lego-master-builds-…/ I don’t think I’ve ever felt so hungry looking at Lego blocks! A Japanese Lego creator who goes by the nickname Tary has sculpted one of the most delicious-looking collections of food made entirely from Lego blocks. From fruit and vegetables to bento boxes, junk food and even deserts, Tary has almost all major food groups covered! Of course Tary doesn’t only create food. He sculpts Gundam r read more...

100 drones light up the sky beautifully

https://www.facebook.com/NextShark/videos/529042663952693/?fref=nf #video #100drones #lights #sky #pattern #beautiful #intresting #mustwatch   read more...

The Stories Behind 10 Famous Typefaces and Where They're Used

http://mentalfloss.com/article/78962/stories-behind-10-famous-typefaces-and-where-theyre-used Typefaces are everywhere—in books, advertisements, signage, magazines, and logos—yet we rarely pay them any heed. But many of them have histories richer than their designs convey, including the ten below. Before we start, some terms you should know. A typeface is the letters, numbers, and symbols that make up a design of type, while a font is one particular we read more...

Ads VS Reality: Funny Images Of Products That Did Not Meet Buyers Expectations

http://designtaxi.com/news/386038/Ads-VS-Reality-Funny-Images-Of-Products-That-Did-Not-Meet-Buyers-Expectations/ Bored Panda has put together a comical list of images that are proof of instances in which what was advertised clearly did not meet reality. Some of these examples might give Reese’s fecal-looking Christmas candy a run for its money. Have a peek at some of the highlights below and head here to enjoy more from the amusing compilation. read more...

P&G Launches New Touching " Thank You, Mom " For Rio 2016 And Mother's Day

http://designtaxi.com/news/386013/P-G-Launches-New-Touching-Thank-You-Mom-For-Rio-2016-And-Mother-s-Day/ To celebrate the upcoming Mother’s Day and Rio Summer Olympics, Procter & Gamble has continued its ‘Thank you, mom’ campaign. Like previous instalments, this one celebrates mothers and their impact on athletes. This latest instalment, however, focuses on a mother’s strength, as these mothers act as pillars of support in the athletes’ trainings, and also read more...

Infographic: Learn How To Toast Your Drink In 20 Different Languages

http://designtaxi.com/news/386052/Infographic-Learn-How-To-Toast-Your-Drink-In-20-Different-Languages/ Almost every culture around the world enjoys a toast to good health and prosperity. You toast to a hearty ‘Cheers!’ back home, and people from all over the world have their own variant of it. It’s always more fun to drink with more people, and it never hurt anyone to learn how to toast with international friends in their native tongue. In fact, the experience will defini read more...

Watch: NASA Unveils Stunning Ultra-HD Time-Lapse Of Auroras Shot From Space

http://designtaxi.com/news/385815/Watch-NASA-Unveils-Stunning-Ultra-HD-Time-Lapse-Of-Auroras-Shot-From-Space/ When we thought Aurora Borealis and Aurora Australis couldn’t impress us any further, NASA released a video of the phenomena, shot from space, in stunning 4K Ultra-High Definition. The stills we have below won’t do the time-lapse video shot from the International Space Station justice, so sit back and watch the video in ultra-HD, and start your week off perfectly. ht read more...

Budapest unveils the logo for Olympic 2024

http://designtaxi.com/news/385851/Budapest-Unveils-A-Fun-Vibrant-Logo-For-2024-Olympic-City-Bid/ Budapest has recently unveiled its candidate city bidding logo design for the 2024 Summer Olympic Games. It is the last city to present its design among other bidding cities, including Rome, Paris, and Los Angeles. Designed by Graphasel, Balázs Fürjes gave a description of the logo, “At its centre is the emblem of the Freedom Statue, with the fresh, fortifying waters of the read more...

Barista uses food dye to create colourful latte art

http://designtaxi.com/news/385855/Barista-Uses-Food-Dye-To-Create-Colorful-Latte-Art/ Instead of wasting expensive espresso, Las Vegas-based barista Mason Salisbury practices with colored food dye to create mesmerizing latte art. Just like regular latte foam, he first steams the milk before adding food dye in. He then pours the foam into a mug to create intricate and colorful leaf patterns. Check out some of his creations below, or visit his Instagram account for more. You might also wa read more...

Funny book covers

http://designtaxi.com/news/385858/Designer-Transforms-People-s-Life-Stories-Into-Relatable-And-Funny-Book-Covers/  Art director Steve St. Pierre is transforming people’s life stories into creative book covers with amusing titles. For his project ‘Jacket Everyday™’, the designer invites people to submit a suitable title that they feel sums up their life story. He then designs these headings into realistic-looking book jackets. Check out some of his creative w read more...

Fun Pepsi Bottle Concept Lets You Turn Empty Bottles Into Toy Balls

http://designtaxi.com/news/385881/Fun-Pepsi-Bottle-Concept-Lets-You-Turn-Empty-Bottles-Into-Toy-Balls/ Croatian designer Tomislav Zvonaric has imagined up a playful concept that turns an empty Pepsi bottle into a ball. Designed as a multipurpose packaging, the 'bottle ball' can be transformed into a toy for kids to kick around in the backyard, or as a beach/pool ball. To transform the bottle, the designer suggested pushing the bottleneck inwards. Sizes vary between 330 millilite read more...

City Logos Created Using Words Within Their Names

http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/city-names-logos-branding/ Pun-Based City Logos Created Using Words Within Their Names Bucharest-based designer/photographer Raluca Popescu was trying to create a representative banner for a travel agency, when he came up with the idea of creating pun-based city logos using words within their names. So the logo for Moscow has a cow in it, the logo for Cambridge has a bridge, Budapest has Buddha, and so on. Check them out below. read more...

Incredible Illustrations Of Zodiac Signs

http://digitalsynopsis.com/design/zodiac-signs-illustrations-andreas-preis/ Whether you believe in astrology or not, these stunning illustrations of Zodiac signs by German artist Andreas Preis will leave you gobsmacked. Preis created this series while recovering from a knee surgery over a period of two months. He drew the artwork on paper and used Photoshop for post production. Preis’ skill set includes illustration, murals, tape art and live paintings as well as communications d read more...

Web reacts to Facebook's reactions

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2016/02/the-web-reacts-to-facebooks-reactions/ It’s inappropriate to ‘Like’ someone’s firing, breakup, fashion disaster, or untimely demise. That’s the conundrum Facebook has been struggling with since it introduced its ‘Like’ button seven years ago. Today, after announcing the move last year, Facebook has rolled out its new ‘Reactions’ to all users. The six buttons—Like, Love, Wow, Sad, Bashful, an read more...

HP unveils the new logo

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2016/04/hp-unveil-new-logo/ Hewlett-Packard, that giant of computing, has just released its new logo. Um… again. Well, not really again. Sigh. If you haven’t heard, there’s two Hewlett-Packard’s now, okay? Now, I’d really like to tell you that this is because of alternate time-lines crashing into each other, or because HP is going through its very own Spider-Clone Saga. The truth is much less entertaining, but has better c read more...

Worl heritage day

http://www.indianchild.com/importantdays/world-heritage-day.htm World Heritage Day April 18 -World Heritage Day World Heritage is defined as the shared wealth of humankind. World heritage is a wonderful reminder of our rich past. It is our duty to protect the heritage and offer it to the coming generations. Heritage sites need to be protected and preserved. They are valuable assets of human civilization. The seeds of World Heritage Day were sown on April 18, 1982. The International Coun read more...

Brand logos with hidden messages

http://www.webdesignerdepot.com/2014/10/40-brand-logos-with-hidden-messages/ A brand is arguably a company’s most valuable asset, but it’s the brand logo in particular that really speaks volumes about the company. Every aspect of the design conveys a certain message to consumers — whether it’s the personality of the brand, the company’s values, or the target audience. It’s a hugely important part of a company’s branding strategy, and an enormous amoun read more...

Baisakhi Festival

http://www.thedailybeast.com/articles/2014/04/13/the-meaning-of-vaisakhi-the-biggest-sikh-celebration.html The Meaning of Vaisakhi, the Biggest Sikh Celebration   Every April, communities across the world come together to celebrate Vaisakhi. For centuries, Vaisakhi has marked the spring harvest, and Punjabi farmers have celebrated this occasion with community gatherings and festivals. Vaisakhi took on special significance for the Sikh community in 1699, when the tenth of read more...

Food portion changed in past four decades

http://designtaxi.com/news/385606/How-Food-Portions-Have-Changed-In-The-Past-Four-Decades/#food Business Insider has created several GIFs that reveal how food portions have ballooned over the past four decades. It wrote: “The average size of many of our foods, be they from fast-food chains, sit-down restaurants, or even the grocery store, has grown by as much as 138% since the 1970s”. Take a look below at how much food portions have increased:   Advertisement read more...

The smart umbrella

http://designtaxi.com/news/385236/This-Smart-Gorgeous-Umbrella-Predicts-Rain-Alerts-You-If-You-Leave-It-Behind/ Getting caught in a sudden downpour without an umbrella is no fun. The team behind real-time social sharing weather app Wezzoo has developed the world’s first smart and connected umbrella that will make this dreaded situation a thing of the past. Called Oombrella, the product is built to alert you before it rains and send you a notification if you leave anywhere without i read more...

Designed letterform for inspirations

http://designtaxi.com/news/385294/For-Designers-An-Organized-Compilation-Of-Designed-Letterforms-To-Inspire-You/ Besides working as a designer at Vine, Zack Davenport also curates a very practical Pinterest board on the side. The Letter Kit is a Pinterest account full of alphabetically categorized letterforms. Inclusive of all alphabets and numerals, it makes the perfect reference tool for any designer. Head over here to get inspiration for your next creative project.   Adver read more...

Mesmerizingly Fluid Visuals

When Kim Keever was a child, his dad would add instant milk to water to create lovely white clouds in the liquid. This childhood experience served as inspiration for the New York City-based artist’s creations where paint and ink meets water. “I have no real control…I can drop different colors in different places. But after that, it’s really anybody’s guess what’s going to happen, because I certainly don’t know,” explains the artist who featu read more...

Fashion illustrations with fries and other foods

 #illustrations #fashion #food #artist #creativity #inspiration #drawings #freachfries We previously featured Armenian illustrator Edgar Artis and his creative fashion illustrations that uses objects in nature to complete his sketches. He is now back with new works that incorporate everyday food and drinks to bring his fashion illustrations to life, turning them into unique dresses that look as beautiful as haute couture. Edgar starts by sketching a portrait of his subject with col read more...

If world would be vegetarian?

Its latest upload seeks to find out what would happen if the whole world went vegetarian, and the implications it would have on the planet. Watch it below: ‬ https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=ANUoAdXfA60‪‬‪‬‪ read more...