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May 22, 2015

 

Packaging Inspiration | #1216

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We are usually bombarded with packaging all through the day. From the breakfast cereals in the morning to commercials in front of the TV before we hit the sack. The majority of consumers judge the quality of product by the packaging and with so many products out there, packaging design is as important as ever. […]

May 21, 2015

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Logo Inspiration | #1215

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A lot of designers seek inspiration in the initial stage of a project to get their creative juices flowing or just to stay updated with the latest design trends. With this post we would like to share some of the great designs that inspires us in some way and hopefully something in this gallery will […]

May 20, 2015

 

80’s style illustrations by Van Orton Design

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Check out these cool illustrations by Italian duo Van Orton Design. With a clear style inspired by the 80’s pop culture they’re creating some really spectacular illustrations featuring everything from retro video games and movies to more recent movies like “The Grand Budapest Hotel” and “The Avengers”. When checking though their work I can kinda […]

May 19, 2015

 

Graphic design inspiration | #1214

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It’s time for a brand new roundup with great design work to get your creative juices flowing. In today’s gallery we’ve collected 25 new stunning pieces from a wide mix of creative fields by talented designers from all over the world.

May 18, 2015

 

Typography inspiration | #1213

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In our popular type galleries we present our latest findings containing nice type, lettering & calligraphy designs. Great quality work by great designers and artists all over the globe.

May 15, 2015

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Logo Inspiration | #1212

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Creating a memorable logo may well be one of the most challenging tasks a designer can face. The success of an organization or brand can hinge on the effectiveness of a logo. So much information can be contained within those few shapes and lines. Here we present logos from designers who were able to rise […]

May 14, 2015

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Print design inspiration | #1211

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In our print design galleries we present stunning posters designs, brochures, magazines and other great work from the wonderful world of print design. And in today’s gallery we’ve gathered 25 really nice business cards for you to feast you eyes on.

May 13, 2015

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1210

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Today motion graphics has become an omnipresent player in this age of technology. Its presence is anywhere there is a screen and has become an essential and powerful way to communicate and create visual experiences for everyone. Motion design mixes animation, 3d, cgi, stop motion, illustration, images, typography, cinematography, sound design etc. to form and […]

May 12, 2015

 

More Crazy Illustrations by PEZ

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Almost two years have past since we last featured the amazing work by French illustrator Pez. And since the previous post was quite popular, I though that you guys would like to see some more of his crazy drawings. So sit back and feast your eyes on these intricate illustrations of famous cartoon characters and […]

May 11, 2015

 

Lettering & Calligraphy Inspiration | #1209

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Ok guys, it’s Monday and that means that we’ve got some more type goodness for you to feast your eyes on. So here’s 25 new superb hand-lettering and calligraphy designs that we’ve come across the last couple of weeks. If you crave more great design work I’d recommend checking out our popular Pinterest boards afterwards. […]

May 8, 2015

 

Architecture & Interior Design | #1208

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In From up North’s inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Here we present 25 incredible structures designed by great architects from around the world.

May 7, 2015

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Serious advertisements | #1207

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Advertising is mostly used by companies that want to market their product or service to make more money. But advertising is also used by organisations world wide to wake public awareness about important matters. Here’s a new gallery with 29 really strong ads with messages that surely will grab your attention.

May 6, 2015

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1206

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Today motion graphics has become an omnipresent player in this age of technology. Its presence is anywhere there is a screen and has become an essential and powerful way to communicate and create visual experiences for everyone. Motion design mixes animation, 3d, cgi, stop motion, illustration, images, typography, cinematography, sound design etc. to form and […]

May 5, 2015

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Print design inspiration | #1205

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In these galleries we present stunning business cards, posters, brochures, magazines and other amazing work from the wonderful world of print design. Some say that print is dead, but I beg the differ!

May 4, 2015

 

Beautiful type designs by Gemma O’Brien

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Gemma O’Brien is an Australian artist and designer specializing in lettering, illustration and typography. After studying Design at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney, Gemma worked as an art director at Animal Logic, Fuel VFX and Toby & Pete before deciding to fly solo as a commercial illustrator in 2012. Her typography work takes […]

May 1, 2015

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Logo Inspiration | #1204

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Creating a memorable logo may well be one of the most challenging tasks a designer can face. The success of an organization or brand can hinge on the effectiveness of a logo. So much information can be contained within those few shapes and lines. Here we present logos from designers who were able to rise […]

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 29, 2015

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1203

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Today motion graphics has become an omnipresent player in this age of technology. Its presence is anywhere there is a screen and has become an essential and powerful way to communicate and create visual experiences for everyone. Motion design mixes animation, 3d, cgi, stop motion, illustration, images, typography, cinematography, sound design etc. to form and […]

April 28, 2015

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Beautiful Gig Posters | #1202

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We’ve been getting a lot of positive feedback regarding our roundups of nice poster designs. So in today’s inspiration gallery I’ve gathered 27 new gig posters for you guys. I just love it when bands goes the extra mile and put both time and money into creating magnificent posters. Gig posters that also are pieces […]

April 27, 2015

 

Typography inspiration | #1201

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From up North is going into it’s 6th year of promoting and inspiring creatives! To celebrate this we have some pretty big news that we hopefully can share with you guys shortly. Until then you can feast your eyes on yet another roundup with smashing type and lettering designs that we’ve come across lately.

April 24, 2015

 

Packaging Inspiration | #1200

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It is often said that 3 in 4 consumer buying decisions are made at the point of purchase. That is why it is crucial for product packaging to have maximum shelf presence. Great packaging should capture the shopper’s attention and give them enough information to close the sale. An effective package design should also build […]

April 23, 2015

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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 22, 2015

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Motion graphics inspiration | #1199

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Today motion graphics has become an omnipresent player in this age of technology. Its presence is anywhere there is a screen and has become an essential and powerful way to communicate and create visual experiences for everyone. Motion design mixes animation, 3d, cgi, stop motion, illustration, images, typography, cinematography, sound design etc. to form and […]

April 21, 2015

 

Illustration inspiration | #1198

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Feast your eyes on this brand new inspiration gallery with 25 superb illustration, paintings and drawings. Extraordinary high quality work by amazing artists from all over the world.

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Glenn Arthur is a self-taught visual artist from Orange County, California. Born in February of 1979, he grew up in a conservative, religious household with little to no influence in art. After shedding his roots he quickly realized that creating art would be his calling. Although he constantly doodled and sketched throughout his youth, Glenn […]

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