Adam Martinakis Update

Adam Martinakis is a digital artist based out of Athens, Greece who primarily works in 3D. He creates humanoids & environments in a surreal, hyper-realistic, and abstract conditions. Check out our exclusive interview with Martinakis back in August 2012.

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“History of the Future”

“More than resolving its information inconsistencies, this book posed a higher responsibility and challenge. The responsibility of addressing young people writing about the future. About their opinions and emotions, their hopes, fears and dreams. And by drafting the history of the future, they were in fact expressing their personality, their characteristics and their views on…

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Gilmetric

Since being featured back in November 2011, Andy Gilmore has continued to deliver a steady supply of hypnotic geometric graphic designs whilst injecting more and more intricate detail and mathematical precision into his work with every piece.

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Tatiana Plakhova Part II

“The main idea is to show a new way of “infographic” drawings. Because everything we see is biological, mathematical or geological information. It can also be cultural patterns or any other thing. Complexity Graphics works are based on mathematical simplicity and harmony. I would describe them as infographic abstracts. This mathematical style helps me to…

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Nonotak Studio

Nonotak Studio is a collaboration between animator Noemi Schipfer and “architect musician” Takami Nakamoto. In 2011 they were commissioned by a French architect to create a public mural in Paris and the duo has been constructing dizzying audio and visual installations since. Deep, brooding, and ambient soundscapes are coupled with beautiful geometric patterns of light…

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EMPTY KINGDOM TOP 100 Artists of 2013

[Photo by: Shelbie Dimond] 939 is the magic number for EK in 2013. 939 only has 4 factors: 1, 3, 313, 939…which doesn’t really have any significant meaning relating to our TOP 100. AMD made a CPU called the Socket 939 back in June 2004…but we’re not sponsored by them nor any other computer tech company to…

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Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo

Alvaro Tapia Hidalgo is a graphic designer/illustrator currently living and working in Viña del Mar, Chile. His radical portraits of artists, musicians, and writers are formed through his own mind-bending digital renderings. Followed by another one of his series entitled ‘Anatomy’.

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Luis Gomez

Luis Gomez aka Obscure Design is a new media collage artist based out of Los Angeles, CA. The man has a fresh, colorful, and controversial approach to our media driven society. Enjoy!

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Tobias Hall

Freelance illustrator Tobias Hall creates beautifully composed pieces using the written word, specializing not only in digital art but  lettering, and mural painting. Gotta love a man who keeps such a classic form of art like hand made typography alive and well.

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Bernhard Handick

Currently based out of Bochum, Germany, Bernhard Handick is a Photographer and Mixed Media artist who isn’t afraid to cut up, rearrange, and paint all over his images to create a new visual piece.

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MAX CAPACITY Part Deux

Max Capacity is back! Previously featured back in August 2012, interviewed on June 2010, and securing a spot on our TOP 100 of 2010, Max Capacity returns with more of his digital/new media/pixelated (call-it-what-have-you) work. “Digitally remixing” reappropriated images and video/film stills from yester-years, Max Capacity transforms them into uniquely distorted and chaotic standalone pieces…

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Legendary Cities

Previously featured back in August 2011, February 2012, and making it on the TOP 100 of 2011, Atelier Olschinsky is definitely no stranger to EK. For those who are unfamiliar, Atelier Olschinsky is a small creative studio based in Vienna, Austria focusing on graphic design, illustration, photography and art direction.

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