Before You Go . . .
Designer Charles Bentley takes inspiration from the worlds of high fashion, travel, and nature to create his surreal mix of photography and digital art. In Bentley’s world, models’ bodies are filled with scenes of the sky and mountains or taken over by explosions of flowers. Exotic animals burst forth from symbols of luxury such as a Lamborghini, a designer sneaker, or a Chanel No.5 perfume bottle. Even Santa Claus dresses in Gucci and drinks Veuve Clicquot in this colorful, artistic dimension that Bentley has created. When he’s not sharing his art through his Instagram account (@charlesbentley) or blogging inspiration on his Tumblr account, Bentley is working as a digital designer for home decor retailer West Elm.
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