With his ‘Birds of Minnesota’ project, designer Tony Buckland breaks down the defining characteristics of various birds (native to the state of Minnesota) down to the "absolute minimum without losing…
While traveling through Amsterdam, the editor of Arthurious, a New York-based design journal and studio, was fascinated by how obsessed the city’s residents were with their door numbers. Mostly made…
Sometimes, two is better than one! These ‘made for couples’ pillowcases, with their crisp typography and pithy messages, made me smile. Designed by Pilloe Company, the cases are priced at…
Ryan McArthur, an artist based in Toronto, Canada, makes these beautifully-minimalist illustrations based on the pithiest quotations of some of history’s most original and famous thinkers.
Prints of his quotes are available at his Etsy store.
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Beautiful, minimalist illustrations imbued with a surrealistic touch by Andre Calazans, a creative/art director and designer based in Florianopolis, Brazil.
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“Minimalist Sense,” an illustration contributed to the JazJaz Flickr Pool by Marisa Passos. Marisa is a graphic and web designer, who is based in Braga, Portugal.
Concrete, with its characteristics of being ubiquitous and coming only in shades of pallid grey, may not evoke any glamorous images in one’s mind, but in the hands of the wizards from Forsberg Form, it can be turned into ultra-desirable and minimalistic objects of art.
Hit the jump to check out images of clocks, furniture, and a very interesting series of comic book panels from the iconic Rip Kirby strip, all created using concrete by the Swedish firm.
Check out some of the minimalist, pop culture themed artworks sent in by Andy Awesome, an artist (or most probably, a creative group) based in Munich, Germany. The acrylic paintings are part of his/their Series 2, uh, series.
In Dec. 2010, I was one, out of 50 artists, who has been invited to paint a picture for Sanrio´s / Hello Kitty art show in Miami Beach during Art Basel for their 50th anniversary.
You can also visit MoAA, their online, virtual walkthrough gallery (requires Flash).
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Visual designer Kyle Tezak seems to be having fun with his minimalist renditions of his “favorite books, movies, historical events, anything,” – all created with just four icons.
If you liked them illustrations, you can cast your vote to get your favorites printed.
More images after the jump.
"I'll tell you where. Someplace warm. A place where the beer flows like wine. Where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I'm talking about a little place…