As you all know by now, the world lost a great one yesterday. To commemorate the life of Nelson Mandela, next week's cover of The New Yorker will show a beautifully powerful oil painting of a younger version of the leader by artist Kadir Nelson. "I’ve recently made a children’s book about Nelson Mandela, but for a New Yorker cover, I settled on a younger…Continue
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The Sweet Auburn district of Atlanta, Georgia is well-known because of one very important figure, it's where civil rights activist Martin Luther King, Jr. grew up. A few days ago, street artist JR flew into Atlanta, and made his way to the Auburn area to start prepping its walls for something monumental.
This month will mark the 50th anniversary of Martin…Continue
Designer Matteo Civaschi and his team at Milan-based creative studio H-57 just came out with a hilarious new tribute to Daft Punk's hit song Get Lucky. Using those classic pictogram men they've come to be famous for, his group created an awesome video that you can't but want to watch…
Spain-based artist Javier Gonzalez Pacheco recently created this gorgeous digital illustration of Felix Baumgartner's incredible jump from space in his recent mission for Red Bull Stratos. If you were like me, one week ago today, you watched in awe as the Austrian daredevil leaped out of his capsule, from more than 24 miles up to shatter not just the sound barrier, which is 690…
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Using pencils, Photoshop and Illustrator, UK-based Mitchell Nelson has created a striking tribute poster to Neil Armstrong. The project shows an illustration of the first man on the moon on one side and a typographic piece of Armstrong's most famous quote, "That's one small step for a man, one giant leap for mankind," on the other. Incredible how Nelson creates an…Continue
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As you may have heard, we lost a great one this weekend as American astronaut Neil Armstrong, the first person to walk on the Moon, passed away at age 82 due to complications from a recent heart surgery. Many fellow astronauts have been tweeting about Armstrong including Buzz Aldrin, who wrote, "I know I am joined by…
The creative world lost one of the great ones this week as author and illustrator Maurice Sendak passed away at the age of 83. His most famous book, "Where the Wild Things Are," touched young and old alike, making readers feel connected to a mischievous little boy named Max who had a brave heart and a wonderful imagination.
As a loving tribute, agency Wieden and Kennedy in…Continue
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