Ernesto Artillo is a Spanish artist who has observed his father making collages for a long time during his childhood before starting in this art of paper. Since then, he works with brands such as Oysho and Mango to illustrate their new clothes collections and adds paint brushstrokes to create more relief to his floral artworks made of orchids and petals.
Ogilvy & Mather Colombia asked Juan Cárdenas and Andrés Astorquiza to imagine the next print campaign for the ink cartridges of the brand Ecofill. On the baseline “Don’t let (ink) run out when you need it the most”, we can see people in funny situations where they lose their clothes, matching with the ink colors cyan, magenta, yellow and black.
For this best-of, we have gathered the most beautiful collages creations of the last years. With threads and needles, with paper and glue, with retouch softwares and also old photographs and surrealistic visuals ; the imagination of these artists is infinite. Our selection is to discover in the gallery.
Alex Dany, founder of creative services agency Vann Alexandra, and Hamish Smyth, partner associate of Pentagram, imagined to pay tribute to the 468 subways stations of New York City by gather its names on a poster. Creation is available in two sizes and will be printed with eleven PANTONE colors. The project was successful when he was launched on Kickstarter.
Davide Morettini is an Italian illustrator who was passionated, for a portraits series, by Hollywood Actresses. We can see watercolor profiles drawings of Natalie Portman, Scarlett Johansson, Angelina Jolie, Penelope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Sandra Bullock, Keira Knightley, Kate Winslet, Nicole Kidman and Cate Blanchett.
Parisien studio Akatre, whose we already have talked about on Fubiz, was founded in 2007 by Valentin Abad, Julien Dhivert and Sébastien Riveron. They imposed themselves in large fields of creation such as graphic design, photography, video, typography, artistic installation and musical composition. Here are the pictures, in a still lives style and with some set designs, that they have taken for Stylist Magazine, from September 2014 to April 2015.
Sea and Lake is an independant company based in Toronto and specialized in the printing and creation of greeting cards. Through their graphic and colorful cards that they call “#cardsforallies”, they show their support for the LGBTQ Community, with humour and tenderness. The greeting cards are available on their shop Etsy.
Amnesty International and agency Air Brussels have launched the Belgium print campaign “Little Fighters” from the promotion of a photo contest for school children : “Rights in the eye”. The goal of this contest was to reveal to children the Human Rights’ activists who hide in them. For this, photographer The Pickles captured three children portraits who play the roles of three big activists : Gandhi, Martin Luther King and Nelson Mandela.
After his series devoted to the colors of Star Wars characters, Nick Barclay imagined a new series that disturbs the logos of famous brands in a graphic, simplified and abstract style working thanks to the identification of colors. We can find Coca-Cola, Burger King, Google, Nike or also Apple and McDonald’s.
Graphic designer Rodrigo Gafa has imagined a big poster called “Long Shadow Icons” on which he designed famous movies under the form of icons. He drew his inspiration from Saul Bass’ flat design for the iconography work. We can find movies such as Shining, Despicable Me, Cast Away, Old Boy and Star Wars.
Art Lies is a project by Lorenzo Castellini who shares on his Instagram what he calls “air collages”, namely classical paintings’ details he superposes on passer-by in the streets of Sao Paulo. It gives funny combinaisons where we can see the head of Frida Kahlo or Van Gogh on a walking body.