Cover for Courrier International (France) about ISIS, AL Qaeda & Charlie Hebdo
Selection of illustrations and video ad from London based production & creative management agency Dutch Uncle aka artist / illustrator Noma Bar
Tarantino’s The Hateful Eight, illustration for Empire
Cover for The Handmaid’s Tale (book by Margaret Atwood), winner of ABCD’s SCI-FI/Fantasy category, 2018
RIP Stephen Hawking illustration
Love is the Drug
The Shy Guy
Journey to the heart, illustration and direction for the film series of NewYork Presbyterian meant to increase understanding of new therapies
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The Conception of Alexander the Great, Les faize d’Alexandre, Bruges ca. 1468-1475. British Library
The Taymouth Hours, England 14thc. British Library
Roman de la Rose, France ca. 1380. British Library
Queen Mary Psalter, London 1310-1320. British Library
Psalter, Oxford ca. 1200-1220. British Library
Our selection of medieval sexuality, scans from Discarding images
Long gone views to Egypt’s Pharaonic temples of Aboo-Simble and Edfu, before disinterred or studied. Drawings made on the spot by Scottish painter David Roberts (1796 -1864).
Lithographed by engraver Louis Haghe, images from Library of Congress
Aboo-Simble temple– elavations and interior
Temple and portico views of Edfou
A selection of wood floor designs from the rare early 20’s hardcover catalogue of Auguste Lachappelle Parquets, a company founded in Antwerp in 1889. At the time Lachappelle was the only house in Europe manufacturing superior wood floors exclusively for princely palaces, castles and mansions.
The book contains more than 120 pages of beautiful parquet patterns and luxurious borders and has been for many years a great source of inspiration for me, on many topics. Recently I’ve started a process of scanning my favorite designs, a small sample following.
Scans for WeWasteTime
Outdoor / indoor direction signs created by Nippon Design Center for the Ichihara Lakeside Museum, Takataki Lake, Japan. The museum has been recently renovated by Japanese architects Yuko Kawaguchi and Jinyu Tei.
via 1, 2, 3
Barcelona based Illustrator, Multimedia designer & Art director, Birgit Palma has turned her obsession for Escher’s impossible shapes and reality to a complete font for arresting visual “oxymora.”
for more escherness see her Animal Tessellation project…
or go to Play it (again) Escher