Design

Andrea Manzati – Vita

Andrea Manzati Vita (4)

Credits: Creative Direction – Francesco Franch, Art Direction – Federico Galvani, Illustration & Craftwork -Andrea Manzati Seeing this gorgeous work by Italian illustrator and designer, Andrea Manzati makes me want to get out some clay and actually make something.  Andrea built these letter forms by crafting plasticine clay into anatomical… Read More »Andrea Manzati – Vita

All Heart by Brandt Botes

All Heart by Brandt Botes

Wonderful piece by illustrator and graphic designer Brandt Botes who owns his own boutique design shop in Cape Town, South Africa, called Studio Botes.  If you’re a Threadless fan, you may remember Brandt’s popular shirt and print, Stick Figures in Peril. Love the way he combines anatomy and design. Take… Read More »All Heart by Brandt Botes

Kari Modén

Kari Moden Kropp Hel

Swedish illustrator Kari Modén combines rich colours and simple shapes to create bold and expressive designs. Her inspirations include pop art and South American poster design, giving her an expressive style which has landed her big name clients worldwide. You can find Kari’s work in books, on clothing, in advertisements,… Read More »Kari Modén

Lobulo Design

Lobulo Design Lady Gaga

Whoa. Ok, this takes paper crafts to the next level. Lobulo Design, of London/Barcelona, does some stunning work, all hand cut! Most of the pieces have a lot of depth, not always translated in the head on shots, but their website has some really great behind the scenes photos and videos of how these… Read More »Lobulo Design

Dr. Stephen Gaeta’s Art of Science

Stephen Gaeta radiology

You may remember physician/scientist/artist, Stephen Gaeta, from his hugely popular diploma heart. Now he’s gone on to do more medically related design in his recent series of “Art of Medicine” prints.

Love Your Heart by Jessica Hische

Jessica Hische love your heart

These beautifully rendered anatomical type illustrations were done by the extremely talented Jessica Hische for an article about women’s heart health. With numerous wonderful projects under her belt, her portfolio is sure to be inspiring to anyone who loves type and/or does type design. In her own words: I think people generally love language,… Read More »Love Your Heart by Jessica Hische

Multifaceted Anatomy

Horst Kiechle paper torso heart

Holy patience. Australian architect and artist, Horst Kiechle, created this magnificent structure of a torso, complete with removable organs, from 200gms/sqm white cards. Horst had posted these images on his Flickr where they sat for over a year and a half before being discovered by the folks at My Modern… Read More »Multifaceted Anatomy

Six Word Stories Every Day

Six Word Stories Everyday

So, while fiddling around on twitter today I stumbled upon this awesome little project called Six Word Stories Every Day, and was pleasantly surprised to find a handful of them with anatomical illustrations. This is exactly what it sounds like; stories, in 6 words, coupled with beautiful designs to represent each. A… Read More »Six Word Stories Every Day

Sensitive Kitchenware

Christine Chin Sentient Kitchen sugar

Anatomical kitchen accessories are nothing new at Street Anatomy, and I truly believed I had seen it all. But Christine Chin seems to have taken it one step further with her Sentient Kitchen Series. Taking tips from nature’s most ingenious engineering, Christine examines biology and technology, creating the most perceptive… Read More »Sensitive Kitchenware

Drink To Your Heart’s Content

Italian artist Liviana Osti’s “Coure” is two separate carafes that when put together make a human heart. Osti describes her design: “The heart is a reminder for the generally underestimated but essential role health plays in our lives. In order to prevent cardiovascular and blood pressure diseases we have to… Read More »Drink To Your Heart’s Content

Rubber, Steel and Bones

The Crypt

Motorbikes are a popular interest of mine, I think they look beautiful and I hope to own one some day. These bikes immediately took my fancy and I hope they take yours. John Farr is a custom bike designer and creator who made this beautiful piece of machinery named ‘The… Read More »Rubber, Steel and Bones

The Gift of Life

Student Stephanie Kuga has created a series of package designs to promote organ donation. An entire series of organs, complete with facts and colored plush anatomy was created; you can see more work on her site, stephaniekuga.com. Less than 30% of Americans are registered organ donors. These boxes would be… Read More »The Gift of Life

Portraits by Rafa Jenn

Rafa Jenn portrait of the artist skull print

These posters by artist Rafa Jenn are so sweet, no wonder they sold out—small runs too. The work in general is awesome, but these skull posters are subtle and soft and just have a powerful glow. The red one is especially sweet, a wonderful addition for those who managed to snag one,… Read More »Portraits by Rafa Jenn

Ministry of Stories

Would you believe the items above have been created to support literacy? The back story: in 2008, David Eggers gave a TED talk regarding literacy and the 826 literacy program, which is here in the US and appears to be a great program in a slew of cities across the… Read More »Ministry of Stories