What Art Icons Would Look Like In Today’s Society

A classic of the genre is taking iconic figures of yesteryear and updating them in today’s fashion. We had a previous post that did just that, taking icons of art history and making them into hipsters. Now we are back with a similar concept, this time from UntitledSave, an artist based in Porto, Portugal. The influencers of previous times became famous for their talents and iconic works...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/what-art-icons-would-look-like-in-todays-society/

20 Winners Of The Greatest Photoshop Battles Ever

Every now and then, a photo so ambiguous emerges, it’s just begging to be featured on the subreddit r/PhotoshopBattles. Featured below are the winners from the past few years. More:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/20-winners-of-the-greatest-photoshop-battles-ever/

How Remote Russian Places Would Look Like If They Had A Bit More Care

An architect Alexey Novikov shared some of his works on the web to show how remote places of Russia could look like if they had a bit more care. In fact it does not take too much to make Russian streets more good-looking and comfortable for life. More: Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/how-remote-russian-places-would-look-like-if-they-had-a-bit-more-care/

‘Fantastic Beasts’ Take Over St. Petersburg In Stunning Photo Manipulations By Vadim Solovyov

Like many residents of Russia’s northern capital, Vadim Solovyov, an art director at an advertising agency in St Petersburg, does the same journey day in day out: to and from work, from subway to subway, from taxi to taxi. Even on weekends, his interaction with the city is no different. Especially if it’s a working weekend, as is often the case. More: Instagram h/t: rbth So in early 2019...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/06/fantastic-beasts-take-over-st-petersburg-in-stunning-photo-manipulations-by-vadim-solovyov/

Famous Music Hits Turned Into Vintage Ad Posters

David Redon wanted to take music hits and treat them like they were vintage ads, that the artist was the product and the title was the baseline. We can highlight the fact that David Redon adapted wonderfully every visual code of the first printed ads. More: Instagram...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/famous-music-hits-turned-into-vintage-ad-posters/

Kazakhstan Is Photoshopping Their Leader’s Photos And They Are Not Even Trying To Be Subtle

The country of Kazakhstan was just caught photoshopping official photos of its new leader, and the evidence is overwhelming. It’s clear that beauty retouching techniques dramatically altered his appearance. Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty made the discovery when comparing government-released photos with other pictures captured at the same place and time by ordinary journalists. More:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/kazakhstan-is-photoshopping-their-leaders-photos-and-they-are-not-even-trying-to-be-subtle/

Luisa Azevedo And Her Fairy Animal Photo Manipulations

Luisa Azevedo is a portuguese young woman artist who was born in 1998. She is currently living in Lisbon. Luisa always liked arts and crafts to create her own imaginary world. She got interested in photography, design and digital art when she grew up. Actually, she is studying at the Faculty of Fine Arts of the University of Lisbon with a specialisation in Multimedia Art. She found in photography...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/05/luisa-azevedo-and-her-fairy-animal-photo-manipulations/

A Photographer Combines Portraits Of Family Members To Prove How Amazing Our Genes Are

Take a closer look at your own face and you will see a mirror that reflects past, present, and future at the same time. That’s how our genes work — they can make us look exactly like our parents, grandparents, and even cousins. To prove this point, Ulric Collette, a self-taught photographer from Quebec, Canada, created a series of “genetic portraits” that feature the faces of family members...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/a-photographer-combines-portraits-of-family-members-to-prove-how-amazing-our-genes-are/

“Backstage Disillusion”: The Incredible In-Game Photo Artworks By Petri Levälahti

Generation Zero Petri Levälahti aka Berduu works at EA DICE in Stockholm. He’s also an accomplished game photographer: his flickr stream is a visual triumph (“video game tourism, snapping shots as mementos”, he said). Like Duncan Harris, Berduu pursues an aestheticized digital photorealism that recalls Jean Baudrillard’s notion of iper-reality using camera hacks and mods...


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/backstage-disillusion-the-incredible-in-game-photo-artworks-by-petri-levalahti/

Creative And Dreamlike Photo Manipulations By Fabien Barrau

Stunning photo manipulations by Fabien Barrau, a multi-talented digital artist, and graphic designer currently based in Paris, France. Fabien focuses mainly on digital art and photo manipulations. More: Fabien Barrau, Instagram h/t:


SOURCE: https://designyoutrust.com/2019/04/creative-and-dreamlike-photo-manipulations-by-fabien-barrau/