I Want to Live in the Optimistic Sci-Fi Worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

By Jesus Diaz on at

Nicolas Bouvier aka Sparth—whose latest work is being art director for Halo 5—is getting better all the time. His private work is so optimistic and far away from the usually gritty and dark vision of other authors. And I love the fresh use of geometry in some of his most recent art.

Some extreme examples:

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

This one reminds me of Jean Giraud:

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

Even in the dark, his worlds feel clean:

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

I want to live in the optimistic sci-fi worlds of Nicolas Bouvier

Nicolas Bouvier is a French illustrator and concept designer working for Microsoft in Seattle, Washington, where he most recently was art director for Halo 5. He's been working in the videogames industry since 1996, working in Halo 4, Assassin's Creed, RAGE, Prince of Persia, Alone in the Dark 4, and about 80 book covers.

You can follow him on Twitter, Tumblr, and ArtStation. You can buy his books Structura I and Structura II in Amazon.