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Cyber Future: Tattooed Synthetic Humans by Dangiuz

Known as Dangiuz — real name is Leopoldo D’Angelo — this Italian digital illustrator has envisioned a  cyber-world inspired by “Blade Runner”(1982) and “Ghost in the Shell” (1995), where bio-engineered humans live in a dystopian society. Defiant characters (“Freerunners”) seek justice of this oppressed nation controlled by large corporations, and yes, there are hints here […]

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2020 A’ Design Awards: Last Call for Entries

This is your last chance to enter the A’ Design Awards — deadline: February 28, 2020. In this article, we share with you some of last year’s like the thrilling “MonoPunk” project (above), and “Symphony #7” chairs (below). Submit your own creation to this competition that highlights outstanding works in a wide array of categories, […]

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2020 World Design Rankings + 10 Award-Winning Projects

The A’ Design Awards has just unveiled the annual results of their “World Design Rankings,” showing the number of medals received per nation in the last decade. United States has been in #1 position for consecutive years (i.e. with the most artists and designers awarded in this prestigious competition), yet there has been a shift: […]

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The Winners of the 2019 A’ Design Awards

A history book, a landscape garden, a scientific magazine and birthday candles make up some of the winners of 2018-2019’s A’ Design Awards. The prestigious A’ Design Awards has long sort out the pioneering and inventive work of global artists and, as with last year’s range of winners, the breadth and scope of winning categories […]

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Kavan the Kid Interview: Art Saved His Life

American photographer Kavan the Kid has expressed his disquiet emotions in the surrealist imagery that he produces. Fears, anxiety, depression are aspects unfolded in his visuals, and he talks openly about these personal struggles in this interview. He has collaborated with Human Code to create a candle with his artwork, to be sold online and […]

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2019 A’ Design Awards: Early Call for Entries

One of the world’s most influential and prestigious design award and competition is calling for entries. Are you an animator, architect, fashion designer, conceptual artist or software designer with a unique approach to your work? The A’ Design Awards exists to recognise the greatest achievements in design. With 100 main categories, including Architecture, Building and […]

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Roundup of Tattoos and Computer Graphics from the A’ Design Awards

Recent technological advancements in artistic tools means the computer and tablets are transformed into a canvas. In the world of tattooing, the human body is the canvas, to which a person gives over to an artist, as a form of collaboration. Here we’ve selected a look at past winners in the categories of computer-derived art […]

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Scarred For Life: The Digital Work of Tom Flanagan

Featured here is Tom Flanagan’s self-portrait shots of various titles from “Scarred for Life” to “Innocence Lost,” which explores his emotions/turmoils with life and coming of age. The photos digitally edited with cigarette-like-burns or bodies splitting open like ripe bananas show a darker side to the artist’s portfolio and career start; currently he works in […]

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The 2019 A’ Design Awards is Accepting Submissions

A sea creature like something from a HP Lovecraft nightmare rises out of the ocean. Men on the shore stand frozen in awe and terror. Beautifully rendered in the Impressionistic style of J.M.W. Turner, this eye-catching, illustrated concept art, designed for the video game “Dishonored 2,” is a past A’ Design Awards winner. The A’ […]

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Haunted by Animals: Cryptic Visions by Jenna Barton

Twilight fields and haunted pool sheds set the stage for illustrator/designer Jenna Barton’s cryptic visions. Combining watercolor with digital processing, Barton populates her mysterious world with unusual anthropomorphic beasts—a horned saint, a smoke bear, and a shadow dog that revisits the viewer like an unsettling dream. With minimalist yet symbol-filled compositions, Barton invites the viewer […]