Looks like the pictures fade to a watercolor and then fade to a low opacity
Not a stamp but transferrable elements : Composition / colour way / illustrative style / hierarchy type position
Love the idea of a guy who stays the same shape in all kinds of situation. In the circle he seems so grounded into the sphere.
I thought that this was a great example of formation. Of how a background can easily be changed. However the text stays structured in its invisible grid and does not move and that is the article or magazines formation.