Discovered thorough the impeccable Scott Hansen of ISO50 the work of 21 year old Matthew Lyons. Here's a little tease of some of his excellent retro inspired illustrations:
It seems the more you study his work , you can really see how he takes the stylized geometries of the vintage style but turns things slightly askance, a little Gorillaz, a little sinister, a little awesome. Also, these look better larger, so click the pics to achieve full awesomeness.
After looking through Lyons portfolio, I also came across his Tumblr account, and am now a Tumblr convert. Here are just a few of his jewels--can't wait to build a collection of my own...
Let the hoarding begin!