Alvarado illustration in Inked Magazine February 2017

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More delicate drawings from Florida-based artist Katie Evans (previously featured here ). Working to transform the seemingly mundane into the meaning through sustained attention and ritualized consideration, Evans beautifully explains: “The resting of a chin on a shelf, the slow swinging of a bell on a string, the light reflectingRead More →

A labor of love 8 years in the making, featuring contributions by Jane Goodall, Yo-Yo Ma, Jacqueline Woodson, Ursula K. Le Guin, Mary Oliver, Neil Gaiman, Amanda Palmer, Rebecca Solnit, Elizabeth Gilbert, Shonda Rhimes, Richard Branson, Marina Abramović, Judy Blume, and other remarkable humans living inspired and inspiring lives. Source:Read More →

Sometimes, the means by which a creative chooses to communicate their work can be as powerful or significant as the work itself. A simple or subtle decision can elevate a project from interesting to captivating, embodying a concept in a French fold or an exaggerated leading. Source: Mico Toledo’s VelhoRead More →

Few things are more quintessential to the American dream than starting your own business. This country was founded on the idea of free enterprise and entrepreneurship continues to be one of the driving forces behind its success. But as any business owner will tell you, the sailing isn’t always smooth.Read More →

Brazilian designer, art director and illustrator Anna Boechat produced this vibrant visual identity for a music event in the city of Curitiba that features instrumental performances in parks and squares around town. “The project aims to encourage the formation of an audience, as well as democratize and disseminate instrumental music.Read More →

The John Lewis advert we’ve all really wanted to see. Thanks, Twitter for making Christmas. Source: The John Lewis advert we’ve all really wanted to see. Thanks…Read More →

The candle is one of the easiest ways to add ambience to your home. Especially during holiday season, they can not only cast a soft glow in your home to give a warmer feeling, but they can also be great options of decoration. Hmm, maybe increase your appetite as well,Read More →

An experimental series by New Zealand artist Elliot O’Donnell aka Askew One. Inspired by technological innovation and the fundamental nature of things, O’Donnell used a 3D scanner to catalogue random objects, plants, faces and textures. Source: “Entropic World” by Artist Askew OneRead More →

After a good steep,  Ruby Silvious ( previously ) reuses her tea bags as miniature canvases to paint sliced watermelon, serene landscapes, and models adorned in dress-shaped candy wrappers. The works typically keep the tags attached, reminding the viewer of their beverage-based origin. Source: Miniature Watercolor Landscapes and Fashion SketchesRead More →

“When you say yes to others, make sure you are not saying no to yourself.” ~Paulo Coelho There it is again. Another person asks me for help. There’s a sharp pull inside of me to stop what I am doing and give. And the internal struggle comes up. Source: TheRead More →

Choose a cover to capture attention The choice of a cover is undoubtedly one of the most important and impactful decisions you’ll make in creating a magazine. After all, it’s a chance to create a magazine that will “capture attention so it stands apart from other magazines in the bookshops”,Read More →

What mistakes or traps should young designers try to avoid when creating an illustration? “It really depends what their objective is. I think you must pursue what you enjoy and you will attract people and clients that appreciate what you do. Source: Nate Williams Creative — Seattle, Washington, USARead More →

Recent paper craft work by Spanish image maker and art director Noelia Lozano. “Her work is focused on papercrafts, CGI and set design – often combining these different techniques and materials to create boldly visual and colourful tactile imagery on three dimensions. Source: New Paper Creations by Noelia LozanoRead More →

They say that the kitchen is the heart of the home. However, with the hectic, high pressure lives many of us lead these days, it surely won’t be long until we wake up to the fact that a comfortable, welcoming and stylish lounge or living room is what truly matters.Read More →

Red Rocks House: A Captivating Update for a Spanish Style House Published by HomeWorldDesign Source: Red Rocks House: A Captivating Update for a Spanish Style HouseRead More →

“You can have your experience without your experience having you.” ~Linda Pransky You’re no doubt aware that your moods can fluctuate from day to day, even moment to moment. I think most people can appreciate, when they really consider it, that their state of mind is a big variable inRead More →

(Ok, there may be some chocolate and Netflix, but only if they are right for you, and no unconscious choices and definitely no added guilt) You know those days when you just can’t even? When adulting or even getting breakfast feels a million miles away? Source: Dealing with a BadRead More →

“The Khooll” is a digital design & life style magazine. Lifestyle magazine is an umbrella term for popular magazines concerned with lifestyle. There is no universally accepted definition of what constitutes a lifestyle magazine. Source: archatlas: Handmade Paper Toys by Haruki Nakamura Spring, Fold,…Read More →

Having a mental illness is a huge challenge that too often comes with the added burden of negative stereotyping, judgement, stigma and the belief that you’re abnormal. Our society is so focused on success and what this looks like, it has no tolerance for suffering and anything that doesn’t fitRead More →