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Barcelona design firm Hey Studio has a thing for pop culture and illustration. They married these two loves into a fruitful serial project (others here and here and here) that has boosted their social media presence to over 50K Instagram followers. Though the project, called EveryHey, seems to have since ceased, Hey Studio posted over 400 minimalist illustrations of a very wide variety of pop culture figures, from Prince to Parker Lewis, to Baywatch babes to Beyoncé. We love Hey Studio’s bold, colorful style, and their smart choice of details to make each illustration just recognizable. This is a very small sampling, so be sure to check out the entire collection online or in their EveryHey book (available here).

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Fresh on the minds of Americans in this spirited election season, and following last night’s first presidential debate, Donald Trump has firmly cemented his Q Rating (whether favorable or not) into the public consciousness. It should come as no surprise, then, when artwork reflects current affairs (related posts here and here). We’ve discussed the awesome and thought-provoking work of Brazilian artist Butcher Billy not long ago (here), and thought it fitting to share his recent series featuring Trump. Butcher Billy’s skill is clear, and this homage to Belgian surrealist René Magritte, aptly titled Trump X Magritte: The Surrealist Series, draws on his keen sense of color and composition. As Butcher Billy says himself, “Because nothing is more surreal than The Donald.”

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Detroit-based, College for Creative Studies senior Meg Jannott began a creative journey about 8 months ago to brand the U.S. presidents. With election season coming to a close, it’s more clear than ever that modern elections are about branding… an ad blitz if you will, just like you’d see for any given product or Hollywood movie. Presidents of the past didn’t necessarily leave behind very memorable visual identities, so Jannott took some liberties and invented some. With a bit of research, Jannott capitalized on some historical characteristics to define each president typographically. Makes for a really compelling series… she’s clearly a very talented designer with a great eye for typography. Now in the home stretch, Jannott only has a few more to go. Really well done, we look forward to the remaining designs. Now go vote!

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