“Deep, Dark And Dangerous”: Outstanding Fantasy, Sci-Fi & Comic Book Illustrations By David Palumbo

As a freelance illustrator, David Palumbo has provided genre themed artwork for everything from book covers and collectible card games to advertisements and concept design. His work has been awarded two Spectrum medals and has shown in galleries and museums from New York to Paris. “I’m a traditional media painter and freelance illustrator working mainly in the fantasy...

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“The Little Things”: A Collection Of Brilliant Illustrations By Tomasz Majewski

Tomasz Majewski is an independent illustrator and graphic designer based in Warsaw, Poland. He has graduated from university with a Fine Arts M.A. degree. His favorite field of art is illustration: both digital and traditional. He also works for a publishing house, where he designs book covers and prepares them to print. More: Behance...

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“Children Of The Damned”: The Superb Artworks Of Ástor Alexander In Classic Sci-Fi And Noir

Imagine a combination of low-budget spaghetti westerns and Pixar cartoons, such as Toy Story. What world would it be set in and what stories would we be able to see? In fact, such a story has been at the center of attention of an American illustrator, Ástor Alexander. Ástor Alexander is a San Diego-based illustrator and painter whose main body of work focuses on the combination of digital art and...

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“…And Heavens Cried Blood”: The Swallowed Worlds Of Amir Zand

Amir Zand is a freelance concept artist from Iran who specializes in cover art and promotional illustration. More info: Artstation, DeviantArt, Instagram...

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Relatable Book Titles That’ll Make You Say “This Is The Story Of My Life”

The best kind of humor is relatable humor. That’s why we recommend following this Instagram account. The illustrations and titles go together perfectly and they cover such a wide range of topics. Dating, dieting, trying to make friends as an adult without coming off like a desperate creep. Like we said, relatable. Scroll down to see our favorites and leave your book title ideas in comments. More:

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Odires Mlászho’s Book Sculptures Re-Bound With Interweaved Pages

The works São Paulo-based Odires Mlászho hinge on transformations, often employing books, found images, tape, paste and collage. The Brazilian artist’s name is even a work of transmutation. Born José Odires Micowski, Mlászho created his artist pseudonym by borrowing from and combining the names of his two great influences, Max Ernst and László Moholy-Nagy. In a description taken from an insightful...

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Stories Hidden In Images: A Designer Has Created Book Covers Made Of Random Stock Photos

Alan Moore, the author of the comic V for Vendetta, noticed once that people tend to imagine their own lives as stories, and they browse them as in a movie – by rewinding to an appropriate moment. The truth is that we are a narrative genre – we just love to listen and to tell stories. First, we listen to fairy tales read by parents and with time we start looking for new ones in books...

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Catherine Deneuve et Patrick Modiano, Elle s’appelait Françoise



Catherine Deneuve et Patrick Modiano, Elle s'appelait Françoise

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Your Beautiful Home In 1974 On A Budget

Your Beautiful Home on a Budget was a home decorating book published in 1974. It was aimed at people who wanted to brighten up their homes on a shoestring budget. The book was written by Dawn Marsden, who also published a book titled “Planning Colour for Your Home: All You Need to Know About Colour” in the same year. She made her last contribution to literature world with her 1981 book ”The...

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Book Lover Arranges Her Huge Library of Novels Into Imaginative Scenes

All book lovers will know that a great story can spark your imagination and transport you to another world. However, rather than keep each fictional story in the confines of their pages, self-described “bookstagrammer” Elizabeth Sagan pays homage to her love of literature by arranging her huge collection into imaginative book art displays. More: Instagram h/t:

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