Symbolic Faces


Noma Bar is a graphic designer with a unique talent for symbolic illustration. Symbolic both in the sense that they utilize common everyday symbols - and also in the way that those symbols perfectly encapsulate the person they are depicting. His book, Guess Who: The Many Faces of Noma Bar, is chocked full of his thought-provoking work. Here are a few of my favorites:

And, of course, you have to love his take on mental_floss' favorite messy-haired physicist:

(Via Brain Pickings)