Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé

Julien Gaquère, alias Jigé , is a self-taught artist who works at the Jouret workshop in Roubaix. His drawings in multiple shapes and colors are sometimes figurative, sometimes abstract, where characters and strange animals intertwine. Source: Cute and Colorful Characters by Jigé


Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

  These dimmable outdoor lights were designed by the architect Dominique Perrault and the designer Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost, a beautiful interpretation of the traditional tube light of Samode. Adjustable via your smartphone, the luminaires called Gude and Kyhn are available for indoor and outdoor use and fit perfectly in a contract and domestic context. Source: Outdoor … Continue reading Outdoor lighting by Dominique Perrault and Gaëlle Lauriot-Prévost

17 Charming Shabby-Chic Deck Designs You Need In Your Backyard

There are a few things that can improve the quality of your outdoor areas like a deck can. It is the most versatile addition that you can update your backyard, courtyard, porch or garden with. I mean, there are just so many things that you can do with a deck, especially if it is in … Continue reading 17 Charming Shabby-Chic Deck Designs You Need In Your Backyard

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Frida Kahlo – Symbolism and Metaphor

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.

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Incredibly Realistic Fresh and Wilting Glass Flowers by Lilla Tabasso

At first glance, these flowers look totally normal, just some fresh and wilting flowers. However, if you take a close l

Jules Cheret – The Father of Modern Poster Art

Jules Cheret was a French painter and lithographer who became a master of Belle Époque poster art. He has been called the father of the modern poster.

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Dandelion on blue – Colour Palette

A stunning close-up of a dandelion set against the backdrop of an electric blue sky.  The colour swatch I created is called Dandelion on Blue.

Monet the magpie – colour palette

The Magpie was one of Monet's early attempts at capturing the effects of snow on the landscape.  This palette is called the Magpie.


“Die Grünen” poster, 1983

Contributed by Florian Hardwig Source: Stiftung Haus der Geschichte; EB-Nr. 1988/2/113.0047 . License: All Rights Reserved . Issued on the occasion of the (West) German federal election on March 6, 1983 . Die Grünen (“The Greens”) reached 5.6 per cent of the votes and were represented for the first time in the Bundestag, the … Continue reading “Die Grünen” poster, 1983

How to Create Spring Flowers With the Gradient Mesh in Adobe Illustrator

(Reblog) What You'll Be Creating In this tutorial you will learn how to use the Mesh Tool, as well as how to make your images look better simply with some tweaks to Transparency settings. And you'll also be creating a natural spring background with flowers!

Ecology Icons

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Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez

John Rodriquez became well known for his textile designs in the early 1950's. He introduced a unique Australian Style. His abstract textile designs included everyday household items tea towels and curtains. The materials were sunburnt Australian shades, "deep and muted, sometimes almost three dimensional". Greys, yellows and greens were the prevailing shades. His designs originate … Continue reading Fabric Designer – John Rodiquez