Quadrennial event such as the FIFA World Cup is a perfect venue to establish a national graphic identity and flex your design muscles on the same pitch as your global neighbors.
Thierry Guetta (a.k.a. Mr. Brainwash) is one of the most controversial street artists in recent history.
The most recognizable street artist working today is an elusive Brit that goes by the name Bansky.
Invader creates street art that serves as such a reminder by literally invading public space.
Oliver Vernon is an American artist from the epicenter of America’s artistic culture.
The illustrations and paintings of Anthony Freda comment on contemporary society while drawing creative inspiration from America’s past.
Rotofugi is classified as a designer toy store; however, they are also heavily vested in the showcase of up-and-coming artists in their gallery series.
Ji Yong Ho has developed a reputation for creating beautiful yet disturbing sculptural pieces using recycled vehicle tires.
Michael Tyznik’s submission to the Dollar ReDesign Project is one of the best American currency redesigns out there.
As the co-founder, co-owner, and artistic director of the cultural phenomenon Rogue Status, Rex Holloway has skyrocketed to the forefront of graphic and fashion design.
David Gunnarsson has been professionally airbrushing helmets for over a decade and has accrued a very impressive client list that includes many of the professional goalies starring in the NHL.
Swoon is one of the most respected female graffiti artists in a predominantly male art form.
RUX Design is a multidisciplinary design firm located in one of Ballista Magazine’s favorite cities in the world: New York City.
Warwick Johnson-Cadwell describes himself as “a professional illustrator working in editorial illustration, concept design, storyboarding and narrative art in some form or another.”
INSA has made his mark on the artistic community as a graffiti artist, product designer, graphic designer, and artistic visionary.
Blaine Fontana is become one of the most talented and most respected young artists on the West Coast.
Xavier Prou, more commonly known by the alias Blek le Rat, is considered among the graffiti community to be one of the (if not the primary) leaders of the European stencil graffiti movement in the 1980s.
Hailing from the great city of Edinburgh (or so I’ve heard, at least), James Harvey has been representing the Scottish capitol city’s art scene with his highly stylized and dynamic characters and illustrations.
Kidrobot really needs no introduction, but we will oblige them anyway: as the the world’s premiere “do-it-yourself” toy and custom apparel company, Kidrobot has brought customizable toys to the cutting edge of design since 2002.