“Life is too short to get a real job,” says Elia Colombo, also known as Gebe, and we are nothing but grateful for his unusual motto, as it got this Italian artist to where he is now. Gebe combines his passion for graphic design and philosophy to create thought-provoking, cool drawings.

The freelance designer, illustrator, and self-named ‘free spirit’ turns his views and observations into colorful conceptual deep drawings that hold a mirror to social problems, pointing out its flaws with a fair share of humor and irony. Gebe seeks perfection in simplicity, which results in a minimalistic and provocative satire in an image.

In his polished illustrations, Gebe reflects on controversial topics, such as social habits, media, religion, and self-love making us face the harsh reality of today’s world.

These clever illustrations provide quality food for deep thoughts, so we hope you are hungry!

More info: Instagram | gebe.it | behance.net

#1

Dream Big, It's Free

Dream Big, It's Free

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Bepina
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1 year ago

this should be a t-shirt

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#2

Breaking The Rule

Breaking The Rule

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Like The Bird
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1 year ago

I dunno, these things are not as bleak as it makes out. Giving birth, a good childhood, an education, Family, a rewarding career... when these are done right, they are kinda awesome. What else am I supposed to be running off to that is so amazing anyways?

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#3

Humanity, A Degenerative Disease

Humanity, A Degenerative Disease

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Neeraj Jha
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1 year ago

Earth has their own portrait on the side desk... :-|

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#4

We Can Undo It!

We Can Undo It!

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OwO
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1 year ago

This one is actually lighthearted. I like it

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#5

The Solo Traveller

The Solo Traveller

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holo it's me
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1 year ago

ok but who wouldn't want this lil guy as a pet

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#6

Digital Illusions

Digital Illusions

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Jason Robertson
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1 year ago

Its photoshop

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#7

Make A Wish

Make A Wish

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Night Owl
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1 year ago (edited)

I love this; the shooting heart, the picture of the couple , the yearning, longing and homesickness...

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#8

Feed Your Mind

Feed Your Mind

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Sam W.
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1 year ago

This may not be what this is trying to get across, but it makes me think about school teaching us calculus but not how to do our taxes (or other things similar to that). Sure, we may feel good learning things that may or may not help our fancy future careers along, but wouldn't it be better to make sure we get what everyone has to do as an adult first?

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#9

The Lost Sheep

The Lost Sheep

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sakora
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1 year ago

The smart sheep.

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#10

Infinity Brew

Infinity Brew

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OwO
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1 year ago

This one does well as wallpaper

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#11

How Designers Look At Curves

How Designers Look At Curves

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Caroline Han
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1 year ago

Mmmmm .... bézier curves ....

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#12

Getting A Job

Getting A Job

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Mother Mary Helen
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1 year ago

I spot another Pink Floyd reference in there

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#13

Alter Lego

Alter Lego

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BusLady
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1 year ago

Our alter ego is much more colorful?

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#14

Read More Books

Read More Books

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Fixin'Ta
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1 year ago

I find it a smidge ironic that there are so many anti-education drawings, and yet this one values reading. Obviously, people can learn to read without going to school, but that's the best way to reach the most people. (And as an avid reader, I love this one, BTW.)

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#15

New Followers

New Followers

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Neeraj Jha
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1 year ago

I thought Death is our ultimate follower, no?

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#16

The Deepest Seeker

The Deepest Seeker

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Jose Baeyens
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1 year ago

Seek within yourself.

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#17

Forced Indoctrination

Forced Indoctrination

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Mother Mary Helen
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1 year ago

Even the backpack looks sad : [

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#18

Self-Cracking

Self-Cracking

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WaffleFryLife
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1 year ago

as a person with many suicidal and/or depressed friends, this hurt. even though I myself haven't even thought seriously about taking my own life, i know they have. please remember that suicide doesn't stop the pain... it just passes it along.

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#19

Contemporary Sign Of Love

Contemporary Sign Of Love

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BusLady
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1 year ago

E-Cupid stays busy.

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#20

Self-Love

Self-Love

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Bluebell Rizzi
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1 year ago

Heart orgy!

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#21

Music From The Deep

Music From The Deep

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Bluebell Rizzi
Community Member
1 year ago

YES

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#22

Unachievable Satisfaction

Unachievable Satisfaction

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Sam W.
Community Member
1 year ago

Stretch those t-rex arms! C'mon, you can do it!

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#23

Who Am I?

Who Am I?

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BusLady
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1 year ago

Your online life does not determine your worth.

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#24

Back To School Guys, Back To Standardization

Back To School Guys, Back To Standardization

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Jessica
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1 year ago

Back to reality

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#25

Keep On Appreciating It

Keep On Appreciating It

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My O My
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1 year ago

This is warming my heart

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#26

Find The Path

Find The Path

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CrunChewy McSandybutt
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1 year ago

Am I the only one who actually found the path?

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#27

The Self-Made-Man

The Self-Made-Man

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Jamison Harterink
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1 year ago

That is cool

Unbored
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1 year ago

👍👌

Sreenath
Community Member
1 year ago

A torchbearer!

Mark Howell
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1 year ago

Accipe lumen atique imperti

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Bill
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1 year ago

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But he didn't make the paper or the knife so that makes him a freeloader who only got there because he comes from a rich family

Madeline Tuohey
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1 year ago

Wat

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#28

Cuteness Extract

Cuteness Extract

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WaffleFryLife
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1 year ago

why does that make me so happy

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#29

The Outcast

The Outcast

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Jolee Koop
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1 year ago

Ill read you

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#30

Back To School

Back To School

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Crochet lady
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1 year ago

I loved school at every age, I never felt this way. I always thought summer break was too long. And as an adult I went back for evening classes just for fun. I guess to each his own.

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