The intricate illustrations of Mario Nobrega
Mario Nobrega is one of Design Indaba's Emerging Creatives of 2017. He is entering the design landscape with a degree in Visual Communication from Vega: School of Brand Leadership and is navigating Cape Town, South Africa's bustling graphic art scene with a broad set of skills in the orbit of graphic design.
While Nobrega is a visual artist who wants to expand into the fast-changing world of web design, we spoke to him about his detailed, hand-made illustrations specifically. From a technical perspective, Nobrega's drawings are festooned with texture and fine lines - a style that must be challenging to uphold, but ends up giving the artwork a definitive identity.
"It can be challenging at times, but I actually enjoy it and that is why I&rsquo...