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This Holiday Season, Stop Embarrassing Yourself with Your Lame Gift-Wrapping Skills and Learn This One-Piece-of-Tape Method

I have to be honest—I wasn't going to say anything to you, but now I feel I must. It's not that your gift-giving skills are bad—I know that you've …

Amazing Drawings Appear to Pop off the Page in 3D

Artist João A. Carvalho, aka J. Desenhos, has mastered the fine art of 3D illusions by transforming what appears to be typical pieces of lined notebook paper into magical illustrations that jump off the page. He uses intense shadows and creative perspectives, and even draws in the blue lines, to …

Felipe Pantone Livens Up The Streets With His High Gloss Art - The Fox Is Black

Valencia, Spain based street artist Felipe Pantone popped up in the Explore tab of my Instagram feed and I’m really feeling his work. It’s kind of …

Archiwindow Poster Series by Federico Babina

Archiwindow, an architecture inspired poster illustration series by Federico Babina.<p>For those of our daily readers who like both architecture and …

Negative Space Graphics by George Bokhua

More stunning negative space graphics by graphic designer George Bokhua.<p>George Bokhua did it again! You may remember his negative space animal icons …

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Vienna Design Week 2014: Recycling Design Prize

Our tour around Vienna Design Week last week gave us a chance to finally get a first-hand glimpse of winners of the 6th annual Recycling …

This Childrenswear Line Is Made Entirely From Upcycled Men’s Shirts

Kallio aims to combat waste in the fashion industry by upcycling men’s shirts into children’s clothing.<p>Textile pollution is something of a dirty secret of the garment industry: A whopping 85% of textile waste ends up in landfills. As environmental activists raise awareness of the problem, more and …

Filing the T-Shirts

What do you do when your wardrobe consists largely of T-shirts, and you don't have enough room to store them? Not everyone has enough closet space to …

Lively Scribbles Produce Energetic Portraits of Famous Faces

Malaysia-based illustrator Vince Low uses a playful scribbling technique to produce his energetic black and white portraits. He first discovered his lively process while doodling in his sketchbook. He realized that his notes were actually the path towards worthwhile final products.<p>Low says, “I knew …

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10 Crucial Lessons From History’s Greatest Graphic Designers

Simplify, visualize, know your user: the lessons of these design pioneers, from El Lissitzky to Paula Scher, are as relevant as ever.<p>Many people know the names of influential architects, artists, and fashion designers; far fewer know the names of graphic designers. It’s strange to me, since graphic …

Archi Portrait Series by Federico Babina

Archi Portrait – Graphic Poster Series.<p>Italian illustrator and architect Federico Babina has to be very busy these days. Not too long ago, I …

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Interview: Jung Lee

Graduating with an MFA from the esteemed Royal College of Art in London, South Korean artist Jung Lee not only studied the theory and practice of photography, but also the art of a foreign language—English. Ever since, she has been probing and wrestling with phrases that haunt her thoughts, from an …

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Sketch Collection by Marcelo Shultz

We have featured Marcelo Shultz a few times on Abduzeedo and it seems that it's becoming a trend. That's because he never ceases to inspire us with …

An Ongoing Series of Great Fashion Illustrations by Dadu Shin - The Fox Is Black

There’s nothing I love more than seeing artists and illustrators sharing their personal projects online. I feel that the internet has been really …