The Top Gear mystery remains: “Who is the Stig?” Since last year we can pop another question: “Where’s Stig?” In the book by illustrator Rod Hunt, you need to spot the popular racing driver of the Top Gear team. And take our word for it: this doesn’t come easy, as Hunt’s artworks are complex illustrations with loads of detail.
Official Classic is two talented illustrators, vector artists and graphic & type designers from Budapest, Hungary. Márk Zádor and Attila Horváth are big fanatics of forms and colors, old school game consoles and future computers, stickers and graffiti. After working years for various local agencies, they started their own studio in 2008.
Based in Madrid, Vicente Garcia Morillo likes breaking the rules of graphic design and typography. Vincente’s energetic artworks are inspired by his obsession for electronic music and iconic typo’s. His graphic design flyers and posters write the dictionary between the language of art and the bold statements of nowadays multimedia culture.
Ontwerp.tv.is a creative agency based in Johannesburg specialized in graphic design, illustration, brand identity, web design, motion graphics and even sound design. With a name as “Ontwerp” (which means as much as “draft / layout” in Dutch and Afrikaans) it’s no wonder this agency places creative design at the forefront. For Ontwerp founder Anthony and his team, good communication is all about being passionately experimental, incorrigibly curious and roguishly technical. Founded 7 years ago, Ontwerp.tv has always mastered the balance between commercial output and what they really want to do.
Did you hear about the dyslexic lawyer who studied all year for the bra exam? Do you know the difference between roast beef and pea soup? Well, most people can roast beef! What happens when you play a country song backwards? You get your dog back, your truck and your girlfriend back! Tiger Woods is so rich that he owns lots of expensive cars. Now he has a hole-in-one. If you like these jokes, New Zealand vector illustrator Glenn Jones aka Glennz is your kinda guy. Drum roll, maestro...
On his website, French collage artist Julien Pacaud proclaims that he once was an astrophysician, professional snooker player at an international level, a hypnotist and an Esperanto teacher. He also tells he would love to time travel. Such an interesting character with such intense fiery passion for life is hard to ignore. Be prepared for a mind-blowing visual trip to Pacaud Land.
Dubai seems to be the kind of place that people either love or hate. Some people hate the “city of gold” for its arrogance, superficiality and showing off, the big gap between the ultra rich, and the very poor. Others really love the “desert miracle” for the sun, beaches, shiny skyscrapers, no taxes, dynamic economy, creativity, opportunities and potential. Here you can discover 45 artistic impressions of the city of that grew out of the desert.