Cristiana Couceiro - illustrator and graphic designer

As the social contract frays, what does it mean to be polite? Photo illustration by Cristiana Couceiro

Fade to gray by cristiana.couceiro, via Flickr

simplicity but again the placement (the colours, shapes, image and text) hues(bit of a paleness to the colours) of design is amazing to me

The constructivist-inspired design of this illustration in the New York Times Book Review led me to the work of illustrator Cristiana Couceiro. Her work evokes Russian avant-garde design of the 20s & 30s, and a beautifully calibrated sense of proportion and balance.

Jennifer Homans has written the only truly definitive history of ballet, tracing dance across four centuries of wars and revolutions, both artistic and political.

New York Times Illustration: Cristiana Couceiro

Sunday Dialogue: Rethinking Marriage

Cristiana Couceiro

Cristiana Couceiro is a Portuguese Illustrator living in Lisbon. Her work is focused on making collages using newspaper, tiles, vintage photos and pieces of paper in a very clean way and strongly reflecting a retro look.