Based in Kingston upon Thames, Surrey, the team at 2xanadu describe themselves as “a young, full service creative agency who instigate and facilitate innovative art and design projects across the globe”. Their client list has included Jimmy Choo Couture, Focus Bikes, Luma and United Business Media.

It was two years ago that the design agency 2xanadu used an isometric grid to create a repeat pattern for a bike frame made by Hong Kong company Luma. Now they’ve repeated the trick to create the city (right), which will appear on Luma cycling apparel and gear.

Isometric grids are a great way to achieve a 3D/2D look. Couple them with a repeating pattern and you can achieve some striking effects.

Time to complete

6 hours


Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop

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