stéphane massa-bidal is a french illustrator & web designer who combines vintage imagery with thoughts & proverbs about life. he says, my global concept is called “retrofuturs”: mix the past, the present, the future and shake it! i especially like the car series.
Chalk Cliffs on Rügen (1818) – Caspar David Friedrich
these are cool & i want them on my wall. from an exhibition called if you could
Currently a senior designer and typographer at Grey in New York, Craig is perhaps best known under his pseudonym, ‘Words are Pictures’. As his self-dubbed moniker suggests, he’s a typography nut who is excited by the forms and shapes of letters. This intrigue allows him to transform standard words into fully-realised, artistic statements. Not content with just one partner, Craig drafted in the typographic expertise of Sean Freeman and Alison Carmichael to come up with what they have named ‘Calligraffiti’.
these images are from raul gutierrez, all of photo studios in the east. those backdrops are radical!
apple picking (1878) – winslow homer
one of my favourite covers is by daniel rossen of grizzly bear, of jo jo’s a little too late