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June 23, 2017

Surreal Inked Illustrations Combine Animals with Celestial Patterns

Last year, we were wild about artist Kerby Rosanes‘ geometry-inspired animal sketches. Now, the illustrator is back with a new space-inspired series that pairs surreal creatures with galactic patterns, culminating in a collection of animal illustrations that will leave you starry-eyed. Like his past work, Rosanes' recent cosmic composites are illustrated in multiliner pens and kept safe in Moleskine notebooks. Though rendered in a way that is reminiscent of doodling, each piece features an extraordinary amount of detail.

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June 22, 2017

Botanical Illustrations Capture the Colorful Charm of Houseplants

In her collection of botanical illustrations, Brooklyn-based artist Laura Garcia Serventi beautifully showcases the charm of the humble houseplant. Rendered in the artist's characteristically colorful style, each painting captures potted plants' unexpected diversity. In her Gardens series, Serventi paints quirky collections of indoor plants set against splashy tile floors. The flora featured in each composition illustrate the artist's eclectic interest in plants, which range from blooming flowers and fanned palm trees to towering cacti and squat succulents.

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June 22, 2017

New York’s Penn Station $1.6 Billion Gorgeous Expansion Unveiled

Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced that one of the country's most famous post offices, New York's James A. Farley Building, will be getting a $1.6 billion makeover. Made famous in the classic film Miracle on 34th Street, the building has seen reduced functionality over the past 10 years as mail traffic decreases. Now, a portion of the historic building will be given new life as Moynihan Train Hall.

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June 22, 2017

Clever 12 Step Infographic Explains the Path of a Ph.D.

In 2012, Matt Might, a professor of computer science at the University of Utah, created The Illustrated Guide to the Ph.D. This clever data visualization has helped him explain what a Ph.D. is to his incoming doctoral student each year since. The clear, simple, and effective design will ring true for anyone who has gone through the Ph.D. process, and will provide clarity for anyone thinking about taking the plunge.

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