A fantastic mix of strong typography, illustration and design can be found in the portfolio of Julien Simshauser.
In 1961 the US pledged to send a man to the moon. In 2010 the Constellation Program, meant to return man to the moon, was ended. This is the aftermath as told by Astronaut Suicides.
Using dilluted paint and an air compressor, Manuel Fernandez creates fluid landscapes that walk the fine line between abstraction and representation.
Watch Tom go from bald man to grizzly bearded mountain man in just 38 seconds. Full video after the jump.
Till Rabus’ combines sex, slick trompe-l’œil paint slinging, and the occasional hamburger to create a wide variety of work that goes from surrealism to narrative painting.
Photographs by Carlos Aires.
Paa Joe’s sculpted coffins blur the line between art and craft. Each work is carefully constructed to reflect the ambition or the trade of the person for whom it was made. They are not dead things but are instead a manifestation of and indeed an affirmation of life. The works are wholly African and are a contemporary embodiment of traditional tribal burial rituals and art practice. They link back to pre-colonial West African sculpture but also recall the pomp and extravagance of ancient Egyptian royal tombs.
Gorgeous typography, beautiful color schemes, and hard edged geometric patterns can be found in the work of Matthew Harlan.