The stunning art piece was designed by Noma Bar, whose style is very minimalist and based on a very clever use of the negative space. Applying figure and ground of Gestalt Law, the design showcases both the human's side face and a penguin.
Noma Bar’s Minimalist Vector Portraits of Cultural Icons
This illustration is called, Love is the drug by Noma Bar. I love the simple ilustration style yet it eludes to a much deeper meaning. It takes two symbols and combines them in an interesting way. This is a good example of an editorial illustration.
This is using the Gestalt principle where we are using positive and negative space. The negative space of the coffee cup is actually a person talking and the top of the coffee cup comes out to be a thought bubble.