Category Archives: Illustrations

Moxy Creative House

The amazing guys over at Moxy Creative House have created these great posters, illustrating cult movies ‘Dress the Part’ or their latest ‘Framework’ collection highlighting the most iconic men’s eye-wear of the last 100 years. This series includes a compilation posters featuring 28 of the most iconic glasses from male personalities in music, film, entertainment, and politics.
‘Dress the Part’


and ‘Cheers’ for the 2010 World Cup

Check all the others posters from ‘Cheers’ choose a country yourself.
Update and see their latest poster series.


Mapping Stereotypes

Really stunning and fun!
An Graphic Designer Slash Visual Artist, his name is Yanko Tsvetkov.

He works as a freelance graphic designer, illustrator and photographer with more than 10 years experience in digital image creation, editing and design services for advertising agencies, private clients and educational organizations. He is also specialized in web design (HTML and CSS). In his free time, he enjoy working on concept art projects. Currently lives in London, UK.
Have a look, there ‘Where he lives’

‘Europe According to USA’

‘Europe According to The Vatican’

‘South America According to USA’

‘Europe According to Germany’

‘Europe According to Russia’

‘Europe According to France’

‘Europe According to Poland’

‘Europe According to Italy’

‘Italy According to Posh Italians’

‘Europe According to Bulgaria’

‘Europe According to Britain’

‘Europe According to Gay Men’

So, check his website!

Cédric Rivrain

Paris-based artist Cédric Rivrain has been drawing since the age of 18 and has illustrated and designed for prestigious fashion houses including John Galliano, Martine Sitbon and Yazbukey. He grew up in a medical environment and combines this background with his fashion experience to create more personal work, opening up a door into delicate and dreamy scenes that feature self-portraits and depictions of friends such as Natasha Ramsay, Olympia Le-Tan, Masha Orlov, Charlotte Chesnais, Lily Cole and Chloé Sevigny.
The significance the anatomical plays for him can be seen in the band-aids adorning some of his subjects, it’s all that is covering their bodies or faces, as Cédric favours nudes over designer clothing. Through bandage and dissection he distances himself from fashion to uncover its inherent beauty. Drawings is his first solo exhibition at the Brachfeld Gallery in Paris and he has previously shown at Maria Luisa, Le Bon Marché and Christie’s and contributed to publications as diverse as Tokion, Numéro and A magazine.
To read the interview from DazedDigital.

Cédric Rivrain for Maison Michel Spring–Summer 2010.
Since 1936, the Maison Michel has continued to perfect its art. Creating hats for the most prestigious studios, it is recognised today for its vast capacity to explore shapes and materials.
Laetitia Crahay, Head of accessories and jewellery at CHANEL and Artistic Director of the Maison Michel, has designed since 2006 Ready-to-Wear hats and hair accessories. Fresh and seductive, with a strong identity, and perfectly in the spirit of the times, her creations have already become essentials.
Between an ultra-feminine refinement and a rock spirit, the 2010 Spring-Summer collection revisits a large repertoire of classic shapes, from wide-brimmed hats to top hats, boaters and trilbys. Accessories, headbands and jewels for the hair unite feathers, lace, pearls or chains and blur the lines with humour.
Talented illustrator Cédric RIVRAIN brings the collection, worn by Laetitia’s friends, to life.
Discover a selection of hats and hair accessories of the Spring–Summer 2010 and previous collection.

Cédric Rivrain‘s and Maison Michel‘s website.

Tigran Tsitoghdzyan

Tigran Tsitoghdzyan was born in 1976 in Yerevan, Armenia.
Since when he was very young he passed his days painting and drawing. He found his universe when he discovered the oil paints at the age of 5.
Very soon he was noticed by Henrik Iguitian, an art critic, founder and director of Modern Art Museum and Children Art Museum in Yerevan. He organized Tigran’s first personal exhibition with one hundred works when Tigran was ten years old. The exhibition started in Yerevan, and then continued in the cities of Spain and USA. In the following years Tigran had numerous exhibitions in Armenia, Russia, West Europe and United States.

He was awarded by different governmental organizations and foundations in Armenia and Russia. Hundreds of articles were written, interviews and 2 documentaries were made. His paintings were included in the catalogues of the modern Armenian artists.
From 1993 to 1999 Tigran studied in the Fine Art Academy of Yerevan, and also worked as a decorator in the Pantomime Theater. In 1999 he continued his studies and got his diploma in 2002 in Switzerland, at ECAV. The education continued and in 2005 Tigran got the degree of a Master of Art in the Public Sphere (MAPS). During that period he was also working at the same school as an assistant, and did Artist Residences in England and South Africa.
After teaching at the Art School in Switzerland for about 3 years (2005-2008) Tigran mooved to New York City, where actualy he is based now.
At present the majority of his works are in private collections, galleries and museums.
Have a look at his website and the details.

Dmitry Ligay

Tashkent based editorial illustrator and freelance graphic artist Dmitry Ligay pushes his modern style through the diverse of fashion and lifestyle magazines.
Recently Dmirty took a part in the first ever book of 60 Russian illustrators released on Designcollector. Dmitry Ligay is an artist and illustrator from Tashkent, Uzbekistan. He’s only 23 years old.

His artworks and websites.

Andrea Joseph

Andrea Joseph is from the UK – She lives in Wales and she’s Obsessive Compulsive Drawing Disorder. Check out her sketches and blogs. I don’t know anything about her biography…but I love and do admire her sketch-blog, I do like!

Andrea Joseph’s sketchblog and on Flickr

Gil Elvgren

Gil Elvgren was born March 15, 1914 – February 29, 1980, a real name Gilette Elvgren, was an American painter of pin-up girls, advertising and illustration. Elvgren lived in various locations, and was active from the 1930s to 1970s. Today he is best known for his pin-up paintings for Brown & Bigelow. Elvgren studied at the American Academy of Art.

Elvgren was one of the most important pin-up and glamour artists of the twentieth century. In addition, he was a classical American illustrator. He was a master of portraying the feminine, but he wasn’t limited to the calendar pin-up industry. He was strongly influenced by the early “pretty girl” illustrators, such as Charles Dana Gibson, Andrew Loomis, and Howard Chandler Christy. Other influences included the Brandywine School founded by Howard Pyle.

Elvgren was a commercial success. His clients ranged from Brown and Bigelow and Coca-Cola to General Electric and Sealy Mattress Company. In addition, during the 1940s and 1950s he illustrated stories for a host of magazines, such as The Saturday Evening Post and Good Housekeeping.

See also his website. And lots of his pictures, more then here.

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