Reading Time: 1 minute “Sputnik is a series of cultural events in Tallinn, live gigs, performances and art.” This time, it is an open air event. Sputnik is getting out of the basement and into nature with funky, indie, jazz and techno”. A beautifully designed organic poster blended to capture the musical spirit and natural vibes of the newly located […]

DKNG Has Illustration on point, and Their Music Taste Ain’t Half Bad

Reading Time: 3 minutes DKNG is a small illustration/branding studio hailing from Los Angeles, California. Now, when I say small, I actually mean that there are a total of two people that make up the entire studio. I don’t know about you but I find that to be pretty impressive, and if you aren’t convinced then just take a […]

Meet Marc Johns

Reading Time: 3 minutes It’s Thursday, how delightful. Meet Marc Johns, an illustrator who creates whimsical drawings filled with dry wit and humour. Whether it’s a man with branches growing out of his head that need pruning, or a pipe that’s trying to quit smoking, his characters are simply, sparsely drawn, yet speak volumes with just a few strokes of the […]

Beautiful Illustrations of Beautiful Deaths

Reading Time: 2 minutes Graphic artist and illustrator Robert Ball is exceptionally talented, and because of this he has also landed the job of rendering artistic interpretations of each episode of Game of Thrones from the pilot to the last episode of season 5. The series is called “Beautiful Death” and is named quite accurately if I do say so myself. […]

A Bright Idea

Reading Time: 2 minutes Ever had a bright idea.The artist Caitlind r.c. Brown displayed his bright idea with 6,000 light bulbs. “CLOUD is an interactive sculpture created from 6,000 incandescent light bulbs by Canadian artists and collaborators Caitlind r.c. Brown & Wayne Garrett. The piece utilizes pull string switches and everyday domestic light bulbs, re-imagining their potential to catalyze […]

Let’s taco ’bout it

Reading Time: 2 minutes A Mexican based design studio, Estudio Yeyé, focusses on graphic design, branding, print design and illustration. Showcases how creative branding and design transforms spaces into eclectic and exciting experiences. “50 combinations of tacos will show the variety of our gastronomy and culture, seeking a branding that will represent the contemporary Mexican folklore in different ways, […]

DKNG Pop Culture Icons

Reading Time: 2 minutes The dudes at DKNG (Dan Kuhlken and Nathan Goldman) generated an extremely in-depth set of illustrated icons that portray scenes/places/items from popular moves and TV shows. This project must have taken quite a big chunk of time to complete, Not to mention that fact that the whole set consists of 50 icons. Take a look at […]

The Versatile Typographic Skills of Will Dove

Reading Time: 2 minutes The skill of competent versatility is a hard one to achieve and the design process plays a huge part in achieving it. Designers need to be willing to put in the time to explore the process, to try new things and step out of comfort zones. Here at Nicework, we appreciate the process just as much as the […]