In his collection “There’s a Capp for That!”, American illustrator Jacob Parr imagined minimalist illustrations, transforming Super Heroes and Pop Culture characters into deft coffee mugs. We can find some Marvel characters like “Captain America” and “Iron Man”, also heroes from animation movies “Toy Story” and some references to Pokemon world.
For the light festival VIVID 2015, English studio Universal Everything collaborated with over than 20 different animation studios to create a mapping on the iconic Australian building : the Sydney Opera House. All the animations were worked by a drawing before with global pop culture inspirations and modern graphismes.
App CloudMagic has created a set of visual graphics depicting with humor the two kinds of email users in the world : Between those who directly read and clean e-mail and those who let their mailbox crowded out, or between those who use few messaging services and others who use only one.
American typographer Annica Lydenberg of Dirty Bandits is the author of the new colorful series : “I’m a Piece of Garbage”. She has found old trashed and vintage objects in the street, on which she added hand-lettered honest quotes made with paint. She wanted to create the contrast between trash and treasure, clean and dirty.
Eric Paré, based in Canada and known for his light painting pictures, decided to explore the bioluminescence of plankton through night portraits in the ocean of the Holbox Island, in Mexico. The plankton lights up in blue when it’s activated by the movement. With the long exposure technique, he has captured bodies enlightened by the plankton light but also by the stars and the city.
Lego Dimensions is a video game using NFC technology which trailer has recently been revealed on the theme of Back to the Future. Everything begins with the Doc Brown who receives a mysterious package at his door before being projected in a Lego world, where all the greatest heroes join forces for an incredible adventure.
Joe Caslin is an Irish street artist that shows his involvement for the gay marriage in the streets of Dublin. A few day before the vote for the gay marriage, he made a giant fresco on the Galway Castle, inspired by the classical painting “The Meeting On Turret Stairs” by Irish painter Frederic William Burton. A few months earlier, he was the author of the project “Embrace” : a embrace between two men posted everywhere in the streets, in frescos and stickers.
Lisa Sorgini, whose we already have talked about for her series Flotsam, also makes “accidental” and funny collages on old pictures from National Geographic magazines she finds here and here. “Food Stamps” is a project where she integrates food, fruits or candies but also flowers, like stamps.