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Archimachine – Illustrated Architectural Machines that Represent 17 Countries

Architect and artist Federico Babina believes that the architecture of a country plays a big part in its culture. His recent illustration series, entitled ‘Archimachine‘, perfectly depicts this sentiment. Federico has created 17 visually stunning illustrated architectural machine representations of countries from around the world. The mechanical components of these machines are represented by examples of that particular country’s architecture,…

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Hilarious and Clever Illustrations of Common Phrases

Graphic designer Abdul Latif Nabhan has created a fantastic series of clever and hilarious minimalistic illustrations based on common household objects, that represent some of our most common everyday phrases. These ridiculously simple illustrations collectively showcase Nabhan’s brilliant insight for conceptual design. Putting the design and charm aside, these clever illustrations are hilarious. Some of my favourites include the ‘Just…

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Weekly News for Designers (N.246)

This is our popular weekly design news post where we share our favorite design related articles, resources and freebies from the past week. You can sign-up to our awesome weekly newsletter for some more amazing articles, resources and freebies. New Resources & Tools Fontface Ninja – A Chrome extension that allows you to recognize and download any font. BitcoinJS –…

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The Mysterious Noir Superhero Series Art

Ted Grant has rightly said that “when you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” Keeping this quote in mind, the mysterious black & white noir superhero series by Marko Manev has captured our hearts. By draining out colors and adding some glorious vintage noir effects…