While typography is typically a two-dimensional proposition, the communication design students at the University of Applied Science in Dusseldorf have expanded the practice to 3-D.
As an exercise in three-dimensional letterforms and their applications, the school’s budding designers crafted typographic furniture for each letter of the alphabet.
The goal was clear: seek to combine artistic expression and readability...
Sometimes apps are just apps—but other times they’re cultural phenomena (think Angry Birds). And while the jury’s still out on what place in history the new app Foldify will assume, we may have something akin to the addictive Draw Something on our hands; only this time, the end product is something you can—quite literally—hold in your hands.
Produced by Pixle, a team of three Poland-based geniuses, Foldify is an iPad app that lets crafty kids of all ages create colorful 3D images with a few taps of the finger, before printing, cutting, and folding them into super-cool figurines. Plus,...
It’s not uncommon for those who find themselves working in the creative arts to be thought of as magicians. After all, starting with nothing and winding up with brilliance (after pulling an all-nighter) is sometimes nothing short of supernatural.
But YouTube sensation Brusspup has taken the art of illusion to a whole new level with his mind-blowing work of anamorphic perspective.
In his recently released video, the enigmatic artist shows us unsuspecting viewers a series of household items — think a Rubik’s...
The amazing artwork showcased in this post consist of layers upon layers of glass, each and every one of which has been painted on.
Only when the glass is viewed in the correct order and from the right position is the true image really seen.
The post features two incredibly talented artists: American David Spriggs who focuses on explosive work, featuring fireworks, storms and blast like images.
The second artist is Chinese Xia Xiao Wan who takes a completely different...
Julien Vallée is a graphic designer and art director from Montréal, Canada.
One of Julien’s favorite materials to use in his artwork and design is paper, hand-crafting it to create unique one of a kind pieces.
He has worked for some important clients, including the likes of MTV, The New York Times Magazine and Computer Arts Magazine.
On top of these amazing achievements, Julien has been featured in countless publications all over the world, and has...
Alex Eylar is an advanced LEGO scene creator from California, USA.
Alex is in his young twenties and has become very well known for his brilliant movie scenes that he creates out of LEGO pieces; his work has even been featured on the CNN and The Telegraph websites.
He says his love for both LEGO and movies come from his childhood, and is surprised that his scene recreations have gone down so well with the public.
He assumes that this is because most people are familiar with a lot of the films he depicts in his work.
Great photography and editing skills play a large part in these fantastic...
In this tutorial we’ll create a realistic 3D text scene using Photoshop with a little help from Illustrator for the 3D text.
You need to have medium to advanced knowledge of Photoshop in order to complete this tutorial.
To get started, go ahead and download all the images used from the Sxh.hu website. All images are free to download and here are the links: 1, 2, 3, 4
Let’s get started...
Today we’re featuring 40 fractal images created using Apophysis. It’s a free Windows program for designing and rendering fractal flames. You can download the software for free at SourceForge
Recently, Apophysis has been getting more and more popular among the community of DeviantArt. Apophysis, and competing fractal product UltraFractal, are the most popular fractal software used by fractal artists...