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.

"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 11 months ago

I fight this battle everyday!

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Last Hurrah 12 months ago

It's raining men, hallelujah!

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Linda Christian 12 months ago

Lettuce wear a hat

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Mishte Tine 12 months ago

I love this. Elegant, adorable and humorous.

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Bob De Long 12 months ago

are it's feet on backwards?

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Night Owl 12 months ago

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

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Last Hurrah 12 months ago

POPular style.

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N G 12 months ago

Yeah, great.... until it rains

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diane a 12 months ago

love this one

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Ildiko Okido 12 months ago

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

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Camillia Pollard 12 months 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 11 months ago

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

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N G 12 months ago

...going down the ear canal ?

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Linda Christian 12 months ago

Mr. Potatoe head

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diane a 12 months ago

Fir-y friend

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

raspballons

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N G 12 months ago

This is oak ay

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Xiaoting Zhu 12 months ago

pretty

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diane a 12 months ago

Its a French Hen!!

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Last Hurrah 12 months ago

The owl and the pussycat.

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Charlotte Brine 11 months ago

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

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

This leaves a bitter taste in my mouth.

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Mer 11 months 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 12 months ago

Leaning tower of Pista

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Daria B 12 months ago

Robotic ballet

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PostMortem 11 months ago

Wait he actually braided the pasta?

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

seren-ghetti

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Charlotte Brine 11 months ago

Strawberry kisses!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

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

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

No fair! Purple was extra strength.

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Night Owl 12 months ago

Wow! How many kinds of donuts are there in the US ?!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

Galmolive

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

unicandy

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Night Owl 12 months ago

Nice bun

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

lettelephant

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Freya the Wanderer 11 months ago

Look who's bean to the beauty salon.

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N G 12 months ago

Look at the mussels on her

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Night Owl 12 months ago

AGH! No! No way!

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Friedlander Rosenzweig 11 months ago

That’s what happens when Homer tries Marge’s stylist and asks for. “You know, the usual.”

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diane a 12 months ago

David Attenbourgh voice " And here we see the strawberry fish in it's natural habitat - to prevent being eaten by larger mamals it cunninglly has BITS attached to it's outer skin which stick between their teeth. They like alot of sugar"

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Susann Campbell 12 months ago

Aaah how sweet.

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Night Owl 12 months ago

That looks like a nice dress

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Linda Christian 12 months ago

Chicken legs

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Carol Harrison 11 months ago

Whoooo lives in a deli that's under sea? Swiss Cheese Square Pants.

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King of the Clouds 12 months ago

I know it’s Charlie Chaplin but he kinda looks like a fashionable Hitler....

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Carol Harrison 11 months ago

I love scalloped hemlines.

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N G 12 months ago

Stop peaching

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Kath Leen 12 months ago

me too zebra, i don't have any idea...

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!M! - Imre Zoltan Nemeth 11 months ago

MUSHilyn ROOMroe :)

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Sunflowercray 12 months ago

Too funny. Gives him/her a goofy personality.

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Linda Christian 12 months ago

Dragon Rock

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Mishte Tine 12 months ago

Sew groovy (sorry) heh

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

breakfast wars

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Sunflowercray 12 months ago

I would buy a mascara with this on the packaging. Like a natural based mascara. You should pitch it to a high-end, cruelty-free mascara line. I think you're onto something here.

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Charlotte Brine 11 months ago

Oxygen tamp.

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Charlotte Brine 11 months ago

Something about those donuts looks a bit fishy

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Sarah Luna 12 months ago

Every year I hike the straps up a little more...

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lottie 12 months ago

awwww

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Not Quite Infinity 11 months ago

In winter these used to be corn fields

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

empencil state building

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Linda Christian 12 months ago

Butter shell

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Kath Leen 12 months ago

it's a trap...

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Night Owl 12 months ago

Condoms seem to be very useful :)

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Ella Jayde McLevie 12 months ago

DandiLION

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Mishte Tine 12 months ago

Cool fascinator

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Quenby Birch 12 months ago

its a croissant moon tonight

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