The Charming Universe of Fifi Lapin

Illustration // Monday, June 24, 2013
Since 2007, adorable fashionista bunny Fifi Lapin has taken the fashion world by storm, her trend-setting style and unique brand of fluffy chic attracting the attention of the likes of Marie Claire, Vogue, and Elle Magazine. Although the creator behind Fifi is still unknown, the stylish bunny's impact is undeniable and has led to collaborations with Top Shop, ASOS, and LeSportsac. The combination of Fifi's furry charm and the mystique surrounding her origins undoubtedly amplifies her appeal and ensures her position as a rising fashion icon. 

Kristal Melson Illustration

Illustration // Saturday, June 22, 2013
Kristal Melson is an illustrator born and raised in Singapore. She says "my dignity remains intact for now leaving a trail of doodling behind in large unhealthy radioactive clumps." She lives and works as a full time pencil pusher and also spends some time "avenging unicorns, whistling at boys and telling stories with no punchline." Melson's work is fun and edgy, a reflection of her fresh attitude and outlook on art.

Ramon Maiden's Vintage Tattoos

Illustration // Friday, June 21, 2013
Ramon Maiden is an illustrator, art maniac and custom & vintage addict living between Barcelona, Spain and NYC.  He has been reappropriating vintage illustrations from postcards, calendars, and old erotic magazines with his signiature bic-pen tattoo work, creating a delicate portrayl of contemporary ink.  

Jacob Everett 's Portrait Timelapse

Illustration // Friday, June 21, 2013
Jacob Everett was born in London and currently lives and works in Brighton.“I am a portrait artist working with biro on paper. I produce large-scale portraits using an intricate technique of overlapping elliptical marks, which gradually build to represent the subtle contours of the face...

Josh Neal Illustration

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Illustrator Joshua Neal creates works that are bold, graphic and immediately eye-catching. Characterized by the artist's distinctive staccato mark-marking, Neal's illustrations are dynamic and full of lively motion. A graduate of the University of Plymouth, Neal has worked with clients including Ammo Magazine, Pictoplasma, and Society 6. He is a staff illustrator for Open Pen magazine.  

Erik Nieminen's (Un)Altered Reality

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Capturing the world as seen through distorted reflections or layered panes of glass, artist Erik Nieminen 'presents an independent reality, a world that is dependent on our real world yet separate from it. It is a world that exists on its own terms.' These uncanny vignettes are ones we encounter daily as  we walk down the street catching glimpses of the urban landscape reconfigured, but isolated in Nieminen's paintings the effect is at once familiar and alienating.

Tattoo Art by Marcin Aleksander Surowiec

Illustration // Thursday, June 20, 2013
Polish tattoo artist Marcin Aleksander Surowiec immortalizes his rad works of art on flesh with his incredible neo-traditional tattoos. The figural and abstract are united in dazzling color in Surowiec's surreal pieces. He is based in Warsaw.

Art by Simon Prades

Illustration // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Simon Prades is a freelancing illustrator living and working in Saarbrucken Germany. He teaches illustration at the University of Applied Sciences in Trier. Over the last years he has been working for companies such as the New York Times, The New Statesmen, The New Republic and NIKE. His work is sensitive and gritty, illustrations that make serious use of the artist's hand. They exhibit a sense for exquisite linework in a variety of different mediums.

Gorgeous Tattoos by Valentin Hirsch

Illustration // Wednesday, June 19, 2013
Valentin Hirsch is a German tattoo artist whose gorgeous, highly detailed black-work tattoos have caught our illustration department's eye. These tattoos have a sophisticated, distinctly illustrative attitude while capturing all the requisite tattoo nobility. With particular attention to animals, these traditional tattoos are inarguably works of art and we're happy that they're permanent.

Mike Hughes Illustration

Illustration // Tuesday, June 18, 2013
Mike Hughes was born in Inverness and works in Aberdeen, generating illustrations with a unique contemporary flair and a taste for the strange. Hughes attended Gray's School of Art and graduated in 2012 with honors in Painting. Clients include BSD Forever, 20Twenty, Boarderline and Hydrasun.

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