From Superhero Cartoon Mashups to Robotic Painters

By: Laura McQuarrie - Sep 30, 2015
Remixes and mashups are a common theme throughout the top September 2015 art and design ideas. From office chairs that you can nap in to pillows that resemble rocks and reimagined cartoon characters, these art and design creations are boldly experimental with form.

In the spirit of challenging what you think you know about beloved cartoon characters, household objects and body art, artists and designers are pushing conventional forms with hybrids that combine one or more ideas.

Some of the unusual concepts are series that imagine iconic animated characters without makeup, with beards or as elderly citizens. In these examples and beyond, playing with these forms brings a new appreciation for the originals, as well as room for new ideas to spring forth.