Illusion’s 2015 Website + Vote for Us @PixelAwards

It took eight months to redesign and develop our new website. Much planning went into the navigation, which would be the biggest change to the layout. We wanted to make the website photographic and transparent looking, without a navigation section at top that divides itself from the main content. Some of the inspirations were based […]

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Get Free Image and Video Downloads from Bigstock

This is a sponsored post via Syndicate. If you are looking for a striking picture or video to add to your project, what better way to find one then through a stock photography service. But who wants to commit to a paid service until they’ve tried it? That’s where Bigstock comes in. One of the […]

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10 Modern Stock Photos Designers Can Really Get Behind

This is a sponsored post via Syndicate. Text by 500px. Designers find themselves at an interesting crossroads when it comes to buying imagery. Like any buyer, they need something that is high-quality, affordable, and appropriate for the project at hand. But unlike a typical buyer, a designer is as much a creative as the photographer […]

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2015 World Design Rankings + 10 Award-Winning Projects

A new year has just begun, and the A’ Design Awards and Competition has updated their “World Design Rankings” medal table, which shows the number of platinum, gold, silver, bronze and iron awards received by participants (per country) in 2010 to 2014. It is like the Olympics but for art, design and architecture. Currently the […]

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Top 10 Articles of 2014

At the start of 2014, we closed Scene 360 website to focus on Illusion online magazine. We welcomed new writers to the team, expanded our Tattoo section and opened new ones like Cinema and Erotic. Published longer articles and interviews. Focused on what you (the reader) are interested in, and wrote articles based on that. […]

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10 Best Submissions from Readers in 2014

This year, many fine artists have shared their exciting projects with Illusion as part of our Community section. It has been our hard task to pick the 10 best submissions for 2014, from all your entries. Hopefully there will be something for everyone in our selection, from paintings to digital portraits and mixed-media art. Let […]

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Design for “Dracula Untold” and Universal Pictures

Just released this month is the monster tale of “Dracula Untold,” a dark fantasy action film by Gary Shore and starring Luke Evans as main character (Vlad III Tepes). To celebrate the film’s launch, Universal Pictures is giving artists, designers and illustrators around the world the opportunity to create the cover art for the digital […]

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2015 A’ Design Awards Call for Submissions

If you haven’t had a chance to enter the A’ Design Awards and Competition, now is the time. Entries are being accepted till September 30, 2014. There are over 100 categories to participate in, like computer graphics, architecture, product design, packaging, mobile design, and more. Many of the winning concepts and final creations are promoted through […]

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Create Art for the Moxy Hotel in Milan

Moxy is a fun and stylish hotel brand that rebels against the traditional economy hotel experience. They started with a blank canvas and curated a whole new world of hospitality to excite travelers, including buzzy lobbies, inspiring design and tech savvy touch points. Moxy’s first hotel is set to open its doors in September in […]

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Design the Trase Shoe for DC Shoes

DC Shoes is a well-known action sports brand specializing in performance snowboarding boots and skateboarding shoes. The company is currently running a fantastic creative project that invites artists, designers and innovators around the world to custom design the new DC Trase shoes. It is an opportunity to get your artwork on a trendy pair of […]