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    Jan 29, 2015

    These Minimalist Illustrations Of Famous Names Are So Friggin' Cool

    The subtle symbolism is simply wonderful.

    A new series by Swedish artist Patrik Svensson uses visual elements associated with various famous people (fictional, real, dead or alive) to create an iconic illustration of their name. Below are a few examples:

    Sherlock Holmes:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Peter Pan:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Vincent van Gogh:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Coco Chanel:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Charlie Chaplin:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Mumin:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    According to Wikipedia, "The Moomins are the central characters in a series of books, and a comic strip by Swedish-speaking Finnish illustrator and writer Tove Jansson."

    Ron Jeremy:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Karl Marx:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    Michael Jackson:

    Patrik Svensson / Via Instagram: @patriksvensson_

    To see more of Svensson's work, check out his portfolio page or follow him on Instagram.

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