Owen Jones (15 February 1809 – 19 April 1874) was an English-born Welsh architect. A versatile architect and designer, he was also one of the most influential design theorists of the nineteenth century. He helped pioneer modern colour theory, and his theories on flat patterning and ornament still resonate with contemporary designers today. (more…)
Slick cyber punk-inspired character designs by illustrator Vladimír Vilimovský from Prague, Czech Republic.
Originally from Denver, Colorado Joshua is self taught and began dabbling in visual artistry at a young age. Currently working in Oakland, CA his work also reflects art nouveau influences and has science fiction overtones. His murals, illustrations, and prints are famous all across the nation and the internet. Mays is an artist that believes all should experience his work, so he regularly paints murals all across California and changes them frequently. (more…)
Jean-Claude Mézières is a French comic strip artist and illustrator. Born and raised in Paris, he was introduced to drawing by his older brother and influenced by comics artists such as Hergé, Andre Franquin and Morris and later by Jijé and Jack Davis. Educated at the Institut des Arts Appliqués, upon graduation he worked as an illustrator for books and magazines as well as in advertising. A lifelong interest in the Wild West led him to travel to the United States in 1965 in search of adventure as a cowboy, an experience that would prove influential on his later work. (more…)