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April 30, 2015

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Awesome illustrations by Matthew Griffin

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Today’s featured artist/designer is Matthew Griffin who’s based in Ennis, Ireland. I came across Matt’s work a couple of weeks ago and really liked his vibrant, grainy style and how he uses silhouettes in most of his art. I couldn’t find much info about him but I recommend checking out his portfolio to see more […]

April 23, 2015

 

Creative Poster & Book Cover Illustrations by Levente Szabó

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Check out these awesome movie poster and book cover illustrations by Hungarian designer Levente Szabó. The way he uses color and negative space to combine several illustrations is quite clever and reminds me somewhat of the work of Olly Moss that we featured a while back.

April 20, 2015

 

Beautiful lettering by Patrick Cabral

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As you might have noticed we’ve been amping up the amount of posts featuring talented artists lately. And this is something that we’ve been getting very positive feedback on, so we’ll do our best to keep it up. Today we’re kicking of a new creative week with a feature of yet another amazing lettering artist. […]

April 15, 2015

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Paintings for Ants by Lorraine Loots

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There’s a common saying that beauty lies in the details, which I totally agree with. When trying to paint something realistically it’s noticing the tiniest of nuances and details that will make the finished piece truly “pop” and look real. This is something that is quite hard to do and takes a lot of training […]

April 13, 2015

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Artistic hand-lettering by Raul Alejandro

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As you have probably noticed, today’s post isn’t a mixed type/lettering gallery that we usually put out on Monday’s. Instead I’ve put together a little feature of an amazing hand-letterer that I’ve been meaning to publish for quite some time. Most of you have already seen his superb work, and with close to 100K followers […]

April 9, 2015

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Awesome illustrations by Matt Taylor

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Matt Taylor is an illustrator and comic artist based in the Sussex countryside who spends his days crafting expansive, sometimes psychedelic, Americana inspired illustrations with a nod to classic comic book art of the fifties and sixties. Below you’ll find 13 of our personal favorites, but you’ll find Matt’s complete portfolio on his webpage.

April 2, 2015

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Stunning Poster Art by Justin Erickson

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Today we’re featuring the work of Toronto-based illustrator and graphic designer Justin Erickson who’s consistently been pushing out some really spectacular poster art for famous movies and TV-shows. He’s also been hired by huge bands like Pearl Jam and Jack White to create their gig posters. Below you’ll find 18 of our favorite pieces by […]

March 26, 2015

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Extraordinary Illustrations by Olly Moss

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Since today’s featured artist creates such unique work and have been published on loads in popular magazines and blogs, I’m guessing that most of you guys already are quite familiar with his work. Yeah, British designer and illustrator Olly Moss is somewhat of a legend within the design industry and is probably best known for […]

March 19, 2015

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Awesome Vector Art by Orlando Arocena

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Today we’re featuring Orlando Arocena – a Mexican-Cuban-American illustrator based in New Haven, USA. Orlando’s unique & vibrant vector art have gained him a lot of recognition over the world and he’s been fortunate to work with some of the worlds most renowned brands. What initially grab our attention was he’s spectacular illustrations of famous […]

March 9, 2015

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Magnificent Calligraphy by David Milan

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A new week has begun and we’re as usual kicking it off with some more great type work. Today we’re featuring the great work by Mexican designer David Milan who’s specialized in lettering, calligraphy and branding. Below are 18 of our favorite calligraphy pieces(and maybe one or two lettering pieces might have slipped in). Which […]

March 8, 2015

 

OFFF Barcelona 2015

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Going to creative conferences is great a way to do some networking while at the same time listening to interesting and inspirational talks by industry leaders. Grabbing a couple beers afterwards and talking design with old acquaintances is for me another great reason to go to these events. But It was actually rather recently that […]

March 4, 2015

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Mind-blowing Floating Graffiti Art by Odeith

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We’ve all seen how street artists paints letters with perspective and shadows to simulate depth. Portuguese graffiti artist Sergio Odeith have turned this up a notch by creating a series of anamorphic illusions that are just spectacular. The aim was to stand out more and that’s literally what the pieces do. By painting in corners […]

March 2, 2015

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Amazing lettering on everyday objects by Rob Draper

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I’ve had my eyes on Rob Draper from Worcester, UK, for quite some time now. His amazing work have been popping up in pretty much every single one of my sources, and he’s been published in numerous popular blogs and magazines. What I find so fascinating with his work is not just the amount of […]

February 12, 2015

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Beautiful Lettered Quotes by Mister Doodle

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I have had my eye on Indonesian typographer and hand-lettering artist Mister Doodle for quite some time now. And for the last couple of years he’s been pushing out some truly smashing work. Here’s his latest project where he’s creating a new lettering piece for a whole year. That is quite the undertaking! Check out […]

February 9, 2015

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2014 US Dollar Proposal by Travis Purrington

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Today’s featured project isn’t new but it was just recently that I stumbled upon it. The project really caught my eye and I thought that you guys would appreciate it as well. The last couple of years there’s been an increase of redesigns of banknotes popping up everywhere on the web. The latest and most […]

February 5, 2015

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New amazing work from Grzegorz Domaradzki

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Almost 3,5 years have passed since we last did a feature of Polish illustrator Grzegorz Domaradzki and his work. Gabz, as he’s also know as, have been a very busy little bee during that time and have produced quite a number of new smashing pieces. As the massive movie buff that I am I’m of […]

February 3, 2015

 

Impossible Magnets

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Impossible Magnets is a really cool series of magnets serving as ”souvenirs from places you’ll never visit” according to creators Miguel Sousa aka Heymikel, Snack Studio, Martín Feijoó & Sara Enríquez. ”We all love to travel. And from each new place we visit, we always bring home something to remind us of it. But how […]

February 2, 2015

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Awesome lettering & calligraphy by Ricardo Gonzalez

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Brooklyn based designer Ricardo Gonzalez focuses on lettering, typography, calligraphy & typeface design. If you recognize his work but not his name it’s probably because he goes by the name ”It’s a living” in all his social channels. We have featured some of his great work in inspiration galleries before but thought it was about […]

January 29, 2015

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The Amazing Art of Tristan Eaton

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Here’s another one of those artists with a truly unique style. This amazing collage like style combines colors, elements and illustrations to a bigger picture that’s just breathtaking. I’ve been a massive fan of american artist Tristan Eaton’s work for quite some time now and his work never seizes to amaze. With spray cans as […]

January 27, 2015

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Beautiful branding of Dagger & Co. by Chad Michael

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It’s been a whole year since we last featured a single design project. The section have been a bit dormant while our attention have been focused elsewhere. But the plan is now to revive the articles and start pushing out more content again. And we’re starting off with a beautiful branding project by Chad Michael […]

January 26, 2015

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The Extraordinary Art of Aaron Horkey

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It’s been a couple of months since we last published a feature article but we decided that it’s time to breathe a little new life into the article section once again. When selecting designers and artists to feature we mainly look at two things — Uniqueness of style and technique. We just love it when […]

April 23, 2014

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Magnificent hand lettering by Sean McCabe

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In just a couple of days From up North have been around for four whole years. During these years I think it’s quite safe to say that our typography section with great type, lettering and calligraphy work have been one of our most popular and more frequently updated categories. Going through thousands upon thousands of […]

February 3, 2014

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Wallpaper: Martin Schmetzer

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I’ve been a big fan of Martin Schmetzer’s typographic work for a couple of years now. His style is really original and I just love the level of detail he puts into his pieces. So when I first heard that my fellow Swede was interested in created a “From up North” inspired wallpaper, I was […]

January 31, 2014

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Give-away: Fitc Amsterdam

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It’s been ages since we last did a give-away so it’s definitely for another one. And what better way to do it than giving away tickets to one of the coolest events of the year? I’m of course taking about FITC Amsterdam 2014 taking place in just a couple of weeks. February 24-25 to be […]

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