Controversial illustrations of famous Heroes

Grégoire GUILLEMIN is a creator behind controversial illustration series of pop icons called ‘Secret Life Of Heroes’. He is showing famous super heroes, mascots and villains in ”unusual” situations common mostly with ordinary people.

There is a book with 100+ of these artworks called ”For your eyes only” available for ordering. More info on Greg’s blog.

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Helvetica Hotel Branding project

Can you imagine a hotel inspired by simplicity of one of the most popular typefaces, Helvetica? A Behance project by Albert J. Son  shows this interesting concept.

Idea of the branding is to create a hotel that is not only a young, fun and easy place to stay and relax, but also a up-to-date and trendy landmark that could sell cultures and lifestyles generated by the typeface Helvetica. Essential theme of the branding is based on the visual attributes of the typeface, which is neutral, clean, simple. As it is most beautiful when it is by itself, focus of the overall branding was on keeping everything simple and clean in terms of typography as well as use of colors. While reinterpreting essential hotel products in ‘Helvetica’ way, the brand also introduces bunch of unconventional items in a range of categories.

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The Cornershop by Lucy Sparrow

Can you imagine walking into a store where every single product on the shelve is handmade?

his was quite usual a few hundred years ago, but now in the age of mass production, where everything is created in thousands or even millions of copies it is hard even to imagine such a store.

British artist Lucy Sparrow made that possible for a short period of time.

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