For her MA degree project at the University of West Hungary, Budapest-based graphic designer Barbara Bernát devised this lovely concept for the Hungarian euro. The project involved five denominations of increasing scale, each made with a set of copperplate etchings; animals of increasing size on the front and related plants on the back. The kicker is a security feature that reveals the skeleton of each animal under UV light. www.behance.net/gallery/19414395/Hungarian-paper-money
Our doodle for French painter Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec’s 150th birthday draws inspiration from the iconic imagery of the Can-can Dancers, a symbol that reflected the lively spirit of the Parisian “La Belle Époque” (“The Beautiful Era”).
You may have seen the shipping containers painted with greek gods. Now it is art on the street, and very well done. Spanish street art duo Pichi & Avo have created an intriguing blend of traditonal graffiti and renderings of mythological figures influenced by ancient Greek sculpture. +Colossal