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@scenic_simpsons is Springfield’s Unofficial Instagram Account

The anonymous curator behind @Scenic_Simpsons showcases “the most beautiful scenes, colours, sets and abstract compositions” from The Simpsons classic era. There are plenty of reasons that fans think that Matt Groening and co had it so right through ’89 to ’99  and consider seasons 1 – 10 of The Simpsons particularly special, visuals being a pretty …

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Standards Manual - NASA Apparel

Reissued Standards Manuals Are Straight Up Graphic Design Porn

The kickstarter-led hardbacks are pixel-perfect reissues of lettering, numbering, logo and colour guidelines published by the likes of NASA. Standards Manual is a New York City based independent publishing imprint founded by designers Jesse Reed and Hamish Smyth in 2014 who work to ‘archive and preserve lost artifacts of design history’. Via massively popular crowdfunding campaigns, …

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Amaziograph by Seb Lester

Seb Lester Has Mastered Amaziograph

Amaziograph lets you create the most charming, endlessly intricate, symmetrical drawings as demonstrated by Instagram’s favourite calligrapher, Seb Lester. To over two million online followers, British Graphic Designer and Illustrator, Seb Lester, is know for his stunning, digital calligraphy work. And, as a master of the iPad Pro and Apple Pencil combination,  Amaziograph appears second nature …

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Paper Art by HuskMitNavn

Ingeniously Simple Paper Art Tricks

The back -to-basics visual trickery of HuskMitNavn’s ingenious paper based illusions and illustrations will delight and amuse. Wielding a pen, paper and a cheeky sense of humour, Copenhagen-based artist HuskMitNavn creates funny and often satirical works of paper art. They’re works that have made him somewhat of an Instagram favourite, with over 88k followers showing a lot …

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I Paint (Time-Lapse Video) - Thijme Termaat

An Epic Time Lapse 2½ Years In The Making

Thijme Termaat’s mesmerising, epic and ingeniously inventive ‘I Paint’ time-lapse video took over two years to create and animate. Over it’s perfectly soundtracked and utterly compelling three minutes, ‘I Paint’, journeys through the intimate aesthetic and precise workflow of Dutch painter Thijme Termaan. Through clever photography that appears to bend time and playful editing, the living journal stitches …

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Princess Etch A Sketch - Instagram

Memes, Masterpieces and Pokemon Etch A Sketch’d

Wielding nothing but the retro toy, Jane Labowitch creates one-line, monochrome masterpieces under the apt moniker Princess Etch A Sketch. The Chicago-based Etch A Sketch artist makes working with the notoriously frustrating medium look super easy. With the retro tech, she renders the complexities of classic paintings, the pixelated aesthetic of pokemon and the idiosyncrasies of famous …

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Howard Lee - Hyperrealstic Mcdonalds Drawing

Artists Hyperrealistic Drawings Go Viral

Playfully deceptive footage of Artist Howard Lee’s mindbogglingly realistic drawings has racked up a tonne of views – confusing and confounding millions. Multidisciplinary, British artist Howard Lee deals in the art of illusion, trickery and playful deception through his now viral videos. Wielding markers, prismacolor pencils and acrylic paints, he puts together near-photorealistic renderings of ordinary, everyday …

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Stamped Ex-Librīs

Perfectly Personalised Stamped Bookplates

A beautifully presented, made-to-order bookplate –  or ex-librīs – series, featuring personalised graphic marks, emblems and symbols. Bookplates, sometimes refereed to as ex-librīs (Latin, “from the books of…”) are small print or decorative labels pasted into a book, often on the inside front cover, to indicate it’s ownership. Oftentimes they take on a simple or generic …

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Leaf Illustration (Cropped) by Sam Larson

Hand-Drawn Nature-Themed Illustrations by Sam Larson

We’ve put together some Hand-Drawn Nature-Themed Illustrations by Sam Larson. His travel, and adventure-themed ink illustrations, drawn by hand, are astonishingly pretty and playfully cute. Portland, Oregon-based illustrator Sam Larson lovingly depicts adventure iconography, forests, wildlife and mountains in his wonderfully detailed work.  The homemade, rustic aesthetic sensibility that he draws upon and sometimes-left of field …

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