01.31.13

There is some super fun vector illustration goodness happening in the portfolio of the brilliantly named Mexican illustrator Johnny Terror and you can find it in his Behance-folio.

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06.04.12

César Moreno is one of my favorite people to have recently stumbled upon. I’ve been jumping hard and fast into illustrating and generating imagery inspired by pop and movies and César’s work in that arena stands out. He’s got some downright fantastic work in his portfolio and is holding it down in Mexico. Release some prints my friend. The people will buy.

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03.21.12

All I can tell you about Smithe is that it appears he is Mexican and he loves psychedelia. Aside from that his work should speak for itself.

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12.15.11

I don’t know how I have never heard of this guy but if you are a fan of street-inspired design and illustration his work is DOPE. I haven’t used that word confidently in a while (probably because it makes me feel old) but damn his stuff nice. He’s got a great store too full of all kinds of goodies. I am definitely keeping an eye on the Mexican illustrator Mr. Kone.

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11.04.11

Esnake is the work of Orlando Peña. He’s a young Mexican motion designer with a pretty hot reel of work under his belt which you can see above.

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10.13.11

Mexican design studio Savvy is churning out some closely considered branding work. They list capabilities in Marketing, Communication, Graphic Design, Industrial Design and Architecture truly lending credence to the term ‘multi-disciplinary’.

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08.21.11

Mexico based Motion Director: Marco Vinicio AKA Kultnation has been one of the best kept secrets of several top motion design studios and it’s easy to see why with his portfolio. He’s got the skills to pay his bills.

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01.26.11

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I wasn’t entirely sure what to make of Mexican pop artist Ivan Crush’s work at first. It’s repetitive but deliberately so and I can’t quite make out if it’s serious or poking fun at itself. It feels very urban and fashion orientated but their is also a subversive layer of cynicism just under the surface. It takes a while for it to sink in but when it does the hook sets a little deeper.

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09.09.10

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Mexican illustrator Neto Zamora has some super fun imagery in his Behance-folio. He also breaks down the process from the original sketch to the final product which is an inspiring thing to sort through and might plant an idea or two for the would-be illustrator/designer.

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07.30.10

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Artist and illustrator Raul Urias hails from Chihuahua, Mexico. He experiments with a wide range of styles and is adept at all of them. His work is colorful, bright and fun. You can check it out in his Behance-Folio.

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05.22.10


“This video won the 2nd prize in the fiction category for the ‘Hazlo en Corto-metraje’ competition in Mexico this year. It’s about a hero who has to fall on hard times before discovering his true calling.”

By Juan E. Bedolla.

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03.01.10

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Artist Jon Todd takes eastern and latin cultural influences and throws them in a blender ending with a mishmash of references that evoke a sense of familiarity while managing to still seem exotic. Anecdotal sidebar: I have dressed as a luchador 2 years in a row for Halloween.

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01.08.10

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Venezuelan design studio MASA has a small update in their Behance-folio featuring a nice album design for ‘Los Amigos Invisibles‘.

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10.04.09

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About Face from their site:
“The members of Face have been working together as a young, refreshing and creative team of art directors since 2003. Face is an intelligence-driven multidisciplinary design studio, based in Monterrey, Mexico whose work range includes design solutions, advertising, editorial projects and custom publishing, corporate identity and brand development. Face applies a global perspective to its projects and offers specific, applicable creative answers to premium brands in various areas. We directly approach each brand to know them integrally in order to build them customized solutions based on their unique and particular needs.”

They have a really impressive portfolio of design work. Their branding and ID work is top shelf all the way through.

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04.26.09

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Ana Serrano is a first generation Mexican American born in Los Angeles in 1983. She recently graduated from Art Center College of Design with honors, and currently resides in Los Angeles.

Via The Strange Attractor

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11.03.08

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NEL is a platform for experimentation formed by an evolving collective of Mexican designers. The collective, founded in 2004, serves as a channel to create and exhibit projects that focus on the conceptual and playful side of design. The organic nature of the collective allows for an ever changing pool of designers, which in turn generates a wide variety of projects that range from political statements to playful storytelling or aesthetic explorations.

The current members of NEL are Ricardo Casas (1979), Alejandro Castro (1983), Héctor Esrawe (1968), Emiliano Godoy (1974) and Cecilia León de la Barra (1975).”

Great conceptual work.

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05.26.08

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I just wanted to note that the reason for the decreased amount of entries over the last few days is because of my absence from the United States. I am currently lounging by the pool at the San Carlos Plaza Hotel in San Carlos, Mexico (you can see it on the coastline in the distance in the picture above). It is absolutely beautiful here. My brother-in-law’s wife’s father owns the hotel and it is a real tropical paradise. I went fishing on a yacht in the Sea of Cortez yesterday and have been on a steady diet of seafood and mojitos now for about 2 days straight. It has been great to unwind. The blog has been kicking my ass lately and wearing me out, so it has been nice to take a little break.

I will be back in the saddle on Wednesday so expect the regular amount of entries later this week.

Viva la Mexico.

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