Apr 27, 2018



Lounge Lizard

Lounge Lizard
Top web design and development firm. Specializes in online marketing.

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Claudio Limon

Claudio LimonIf ever there was a portfolio bursting at the seams with expression, flavor and talent, then this one ranks highly in the category of original creativity. Claudio is a Mexican artist, illustrator, dreamer, and retouching expert whose work runs the entire gambit: from Manga style cartoons drawings, to realistic 3D renderings, whispy dreamword illustrations, and real-world art-based-clothing. Kudos to a true designer and illustrator whose style is expansive and adaptable to any number of projects and artistic expressions.... More

Also posted under international portfolios, Mexico.

Claudio Limon

Cisma

CismaCisma bridges the gap between fine art and commerce with a refreshing emphasis on the former. Their concise web site employs an elegant and nearly impenetrable font. And we wish they'd lend us that giant Hammer & Tongs-ish stuffed tooth that adorns their site's illustration gallery -- that thing is freakin' cute.... More

Also posted under international portfolios, motion design, tv & branding, Brazil.

Cisma


Chris Haughton

Chris HaughtonIrish illustrator Chris Haughton's illustration and animation site is a simple place where nature and childhood fantasy roam hand-in-hand. Chris' quirky yet personable style of work spans a range of illustration projects, from a complete clothing line in Japan called People Tree, to editorial images for advertising agencies, to mega-sized billboards for music festivals. To immerse yourself in this world of pleasing images is much like spending a day in the sun... it'll leave you with a smile.... More

Also posted under Ireland.

Chris Haughton

By Hanna

By HannaA very beautiful wallpaper, textile and pattern design portfolio of Swedish artist and print-maker Hanna Werning. We loved the clean asymmetrical simplicity of the website which betrays none of the complex rich floral patterns and prints created within—which makes the discovery of each project a wonderful surprise. Her work also includes installations and exhibits beyond the print-making realm, and there certainly are some gems in here – like the Deer Mirror. Simply beautiful. Never gross... but very engrossing.... More

Also posted under graphic design.

By Hanna


brutalgiftland

brutalgiftlandAn interesting portfolio site for illustrator Mark Shepherd. His work is a mix of collage-like graphic pieces, that includes illustration, graphic design and also audio, with his project, "cold_elf" sounds. The portfolio has a nice woodsy kitsch backdrop, yet in a contrast with (or perhaps because of) his somewhat rural design style and tastes, it is fused with sensible interactive elements, buttons and navigation. For us, everything about the site is warm, tasteful and inviting and the style lends itself well to the fusion of work found inside. (We even liked the entry page solution, and did not hate the pop-up in this instance of the site design). A pleasure to visit and explore.... More

Also posted under graphic design, sound design.

brutalgiftland

Brent Mottley

Brent MottleyBrent is an artist with many different tastes, and a wide range of design talents. Specifically we loved his illustrations, which are obviously the focal point of this portfolio. They are simple, and classic, evoking emotion through their collage-like construction which contrasts beautifully with the solitary simplicity of the subject matter. Moving on, we found that Brent also dabbles in multimedia, photography and even composes his own music. Certainly, Brent is an exemplary student of the arts with a deep interest in nature who has a talent for revealing inner beauty, and capturing the emotion of brief moments in time.... More

Brent Mottley


Brenb

BrenbA funky portfolio of illustrations and comics from a man who takes his illustrations seriously... (long awkward pause ala Borat) NOT! Each of Brenbs' colored drawings usually have something funny and odd about them. A regular participant with Candy Magazine, "Brenb" has a solid list of editiorial and printed works for firms and magazine in Dublin, Ireland and beyond. We liked his custom PSP covers for SONY (see thumbnail).... More

Brenb

Bill McMullen

Bill McMullenWhere popular culture and urban street art meet is where you will find Bill McMullen, a New York design talent who got his start putting together club and show flyers while he was in school in San Diego, California. Here, at his portfolio, you will find an eclectic mix of mashed-up street art, pop culture, apparel and graphic design. Previously designing hip-hop albums at Def Jam's design subsidiary "The Drawing Board" for three years, Bill more recently has been out on his own pursuing other projects like his SwishNYC label and his own art. McMullen's clients include Beastie Boys, Adidas, Criterion Collection and MTV, as well as his own projects like t-shirts, limited edition jewelry, and the vinyl 'Shuttlemax' toy with KidRobot. Of all the "mash-ups," one of our favorites is the shell-top Adidas/AD-AT from Star Wars. Bill is currently (2007) working for Burton and Adidas.... More

Also posted under best of breed, graphic design, miscellaneous media.

Bill McMullen


BBQ Box

In a world full of corporate branding and identity, here's an guy walking the walk just for the heck of it. Eric Cheung (aka BBQ Wing) is a graphic designer, and he's created this site because. . . hey, he wanted to. It's an expression of thoughts and ideas, all in some pretty awesome Flash animations. Think "sharing," not "selling." The site is populated with little animated alter egos of the artist to guide you around. We feel good about this.... More

Also posted under usa based firms, multimedia.

BBQ Box

Audrey Kawasaki

Audrey KawasakiApparently 'bedroom eyes' are the Digitalthread of the day, as can be explored in the themes in Audrey Kawasaki's illustrated and painted works of both innocent and erotic women. Audrey's precise technical style - influenced by both manga comics and Art Nouveau - draws us to a subject that is attractive yet subtely disturbing. Sharp graphic imagery of soft forms combined with the natural grain of the wood panels she paints on, bring a certain warmth to this curious, sensual and enigmatic subject matter. 'Njoy.... More

Audrey Kawasaki


Ashi Portfolio

Ashi PortfolioCrisp, clean and designed from head-to-toe, Ashi (the illustrator behind Football Heros) gives us one of our favorite overall portfolio designs. The wood-based veneer from this gifted illustrator displays a set of small interactive sketchbooks that we can easily flip through to sample some fantastic illustrations, print work, font design, drawings and more. It's so perfect - it immediately gives us an idea of his talent - it's almost like a package where the wrapping is just as good as the contents... We don't even want to undo the ribbon.... More

Also posted under international portfolios, Switzerland.

Ashi Portfolio

Arthur Mount Illustration

Arthur Mount IllustrationWith a hybrid style sharing digital and hand drawn methods, Arthur Mount has developed an aesthetic that captivates with its simple subtitles. His subjects cover all ranges, from inanimate objects to landscapes to remarkable renderings of celebrities. Dead-on accuracy and bountiful samples is easily the most impressive feature of the site. All that, and he still possess one of the best tag names in the business: Art Mount Sounds like a product already on the market and it's truly a deal.... More

Arthur Mount Illustration


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Fine artists who can draw, paint, sketch, render illustrations and compose creative drawings. Classic illustrators, digital (pixel) illustrators, urban artists and editorial illustrators are all considered for this listing.

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