Pete Fowler’s distinct brand of character design has made its mark around the world in the form of vinyl figures, record covers, apparel, art, and much more. Recently, Pete has been adding to the ever-growing range of work that he produces by applying his recognisable style to acrylic paintings.
Dutch designers, Loulou & Tummie’s entertaining characters have found their way onto a collection of various products for children and adults. Their work is bright and fun but also beautifully designed and put together.
We like Cesc Grane’s series of creepy-cute apparitions and collections of character totems for their mixture of dark humour and light colours. They could be character designs for cool video game baddies who can’t help but be fun and loveable while they’re really trying to be haunting and menacing. Decapitated limbs, hollow eyes and skeletal body parts all make an appearance in this assortment of adorably weird personalities.
I could never get the hang of the Rubik’s Cube, still can’t. That has obviously never been the case for Pete Fecteau. Being more than comfortable with a Rubik’s Cube in his hand, Pete goes one step further in Rubik’s fluency, using them as his medium in his large-scale piece ‘Dream Big’. He took a little time to tell us about himself and this impressive project.
Brothers Juan and Alejandro Mingarro have been making good use of their combined skills and working hard to expand the reach of their studio, Brosmind. Since being established in 2006, Brosmind studio has, apart from creating work for large ad campaigns, translated their bright and comical illustrations into collectibles, furniture, and even a car.
I stumbled on the striking and fun wooden toy sculptures of Pennsylvania-based Josh Finkle and wanted to learn more about them.