Diego Cusano is an Italy-based artist who calls himself a “Fantasy Researcher” and explores the line between imagination and reality. Using his limitless creativity, this artist is able to turn ordinary objects into unexpected illustrations that let us see those simple everyday items from a new perspective.


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"I started watching things from a different point of view, and from this new approach, I started creating the illustrations that, since then, I’m publishing each day on the social networks," Diego writes on his Facebook page. "Objects change their native function through the graphic to a new, different, unpredictable function. I always try to "re-invent" myself. I would like to give smiles when people look at my works.”

The beauty of Diego’s works is that unexpected twist that he gives to those things we usually see as casual – he turns a banana into a giraffe, a cup of coffee suddenly becomes a planet, a head of garlic becomes a duck. Still don’t see how it’d work? Scroll down and witness it for yourself!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 4 weeks ago

I fight this battle everyday!

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Last Hurrah 4 weeks ago

It's raining men, hallelujah!

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Linda Christian 4 weeks ago

Lettuce wear a hat

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Mishte Tine 4 weeks ago

I love this. Elegant, adorable and humorous.

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Bob De Long 4 weeks ago

are it's feet on backwards?

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Night Owl 4 weeks ago

The turtle doesn't look happy about turning into a sandwich.

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Last Hurrah 4 weeks ago

POPular style.

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N G 4 weeks ago

Yeah, great.... until it rains

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diane a 4 weeks ago

love this one

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Ildiko Okido 4 weeks ago

Ah, “le petit prince”. I read that book in french when I was about 16 years old.

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Camillia Pollard 4 weeks ago

My fave so far... elegant isn't what would normally come to mind when u think of toothbrushes?

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 4 weeks ago

Skippa’ on the clippa’...looks like fun!

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N G 4 weeks ago

...going down the ear canal ?

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Linda Christian 4 weeks ago

Mr. Potatoe head

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diane a 4 weeks ago

Fir-y friend

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Quenby Birch 4 weeks ago

raspballons

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N G 4 weeks ago

This is oak ay

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Xiaoting Zhu 4 weeks ago

pretty

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diane a 4 weeks ago

Its a French Hen!!

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Last Hurrah 4 weeks ago

The owl and the pussycat.

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Charlotte Brine 4 weeks ago

The nose and lips are extreamly well drawn! Very impressive!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 4 weeks ago

This leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

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Mer 3 weeks ago

Awww, I love this one! I'm...wait for it...wait for it...BATTY over it!! *sorry, I had to...it's just that cute!

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Nini Meow 4 weeks ago

Leaning tower of Pista

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Daria B 4 weeks ago

Robotic ballet

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PostMortem 4 weeks ago

Wait he actually braided the pasta?

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Quenby Birch 4 weeks ago

seren-ghetti

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Charlotte Brine 4 weeks ago

Strawberry kisses!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 4 weeks ago

I’m gonna stick my neck out here, but have you seen a real giraffe?

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