The BicMan and His Pop Culture Characters

Sedki Alimam,  a graphic designer based in Uppsala, Sweden, share his own creative ideas through simple, yet strong designs. We can clearly see his passion on character and poster design in his works. I loved the BicMan and how Sedki “dressed” him in various pop culture characters. Check out below the ‘BicMan’ and ‘Him’, two of my favorite projects but do not miss to check also the IKEA man at his portoflio: http://sedkialimam.com/portfolio/ikea-man/

View other works of Sedki at: www.sedkialimam.com

The BicMan

BicMan is a character design template that was inspired from Bic’s company logo, a logo that has appeared around me since I was a child on pens, razors, lighters, etc. In this project I’ve represented some of my favorite pop culture characters through the limits of Bic’s logo, preserving its feel and spirit.

bowie chaplin dictator maleficent ninja rambo walter

Him

Him is a collection of self-portraits that reflect myself as my favorite super-heroes and villains.

him

 

Maria Papaefstathiou

VISUAL DESIGNER since 1996 and blogger since 2010. Living in Athens, Greece. She has been focusing her research on poster design and particularly on social poster design and portrait design. Her main poster project is a series of posters celebrating great personalities of traditional and popular culture in Greece and Jamaica. These include actors, singers, musicians, poets etc. This is an ongoing project. “I believe that design is a powerful tool that we designers can use to spark enthusiasm, change mindsets and bring positive actions to our world and our culture”. FOUNDER AND EDITOR OF GRAPHICART-NEWS.COM BLOG. She carefully curates high-quality designs, illustrations, and art, from all over the world that will teach and provoke other designers. Many consider her blog to be an exceptional educational tool. CO-FOUNDER OF THE INTERNATIONAL REGGAE POSTER CONTEST which was launched on December 2011, partnering, the creative activist Michael Thompson aka Freestylee. (www.reggaepostercontest.com)

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