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July 4, 2015

 

From up North Lettering by Rob Draper

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A while back I did a post featuring the amazing lettering work of Rob Draper. During a recent conversation on Twitter I dared him to create a piece inspired by From up North, which he to my excitement accepted. And now I have the pleasure of presenting the finished piece along with an awesome video […]

July 3, 2015

 

Packaging Inspiration | #1239

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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. […]

July 2, 2015

 

Beautiful signage | #1238

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Creating effective signage that instantly grabs ones attention can be a difficult task. Especially in city centres where there’s an abundance of things screaming for our attention. As a designer I just love it when companies and organizations invest in some outside-of-the-box thinking. It might be doing the sign in a creative way or just […]

July 1, 2015

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1237

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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 […]

June 30, 2015

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Kids Reenacting Star Wars by Craig Davison

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Kids have always been fascinated by technology. Now-a-days you very often see kids sitting by themselves, heads down with a phone or tablet in their hands. When I was growing up in the 80’s the most technical gadget we had was probably the VCR(google it kids…). And I remember it clearly that watching classic 80’s […]

June 29, 2015

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Typography inspiration | #1236

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In our popular typography series we present our latest design findings containing nice type, hand-lettering & calligraphy work. Great quality stuff by talented creatives and artists all over the globe.

June 26, 2015

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Watercolor Lettering Quotes by June Digan

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Earlier this week we published a couple of June Digan’s magnificent watercolor pieces in a roundup with great hand-lettering and calligraphy designs. But I was so impressed with this Filipino artist that I decided to also do a full feature so that you guys can see more of her spectacular work. So here’s 20 of […]

June 25, 2015

 

Photography inspiration | #1235

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For me there’s something quite special with creative photography. To be able to catch a feeling or a special moment in time is a skill that’s really hard to master. Sure, you can take a photography class and learn all the technical stuff but to some extent it’s more important to have a passion and […]

June 24, 2015

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1234

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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 […]

June 23, 2015

 

Fantastic Movie Poster Illustrations by Paul Shipper

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Paul Shipper is a traditional and digital artist who creates art for film and entertainment advertising. Inspired from a very young age by the one sheets that hung in the cinema lobby and on his bedroom walls, Paul fell in love with the craft and beauty of the illustrated film poster. He has since devoted […]

June 22, 2015

 

Lettering & Calligraphy Inspiration | #1233

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In our inspiration galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of design. Amazing high quality artworks in various categories from great designers all over the globe. In this weeks type gallery we’ve collected 25 great calligraphy and lettering designs.

June 19, 2015

 

Illustration inspiration | #1232

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It’s time for a brand new inspiration gallery packed with top-notch illustration, paintings and drawings. Excellent high quality artwork from talented artists all over the world.

June 18, 2015

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Graphic design inspiration | #1231

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Here’s a brand new gallery with wonderful design work. Really quality stuff from various design fields by talented designers all over the globe. Which one is your favorite? Let us know by dropping a comment at the end of the post.

June 17, 2015

 

Beautiful Poster Designs | #1230

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Time for yet another roundup with great poster designs! And in today’s gallery I’ve gathered 37 beautiful designs that we’ve come across since our last poster roundup. For more work like these, be sure to check out all of our previous poster galleries by clicking here.

June 16, 2015

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Product/Industrial Design Inspiration | #1229

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In these new galleries we present great product and industrial designs that are modern, creative and beautiful. Designs where form and function works perfectly together.

June 15, 2015

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Lettering by Jon Finlayson

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We’ve featured some of his lettering work before but today Mr. Jon Finlayson from Rochester, USA, gets some well deserved alone time in the spotlight. Besides the lettering work, he also creates illustrations where he uses the same cool style. To check out those and more of Jon’s work, head on over to his Behance […]

June 12, 2015

 

The Art of Tom Whalen

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Lately we’ve been doing more features of illustrators with really unique and distinct styles. And today I have the pleasure to present the magnificent work of Tom Whalen to you guys – An amazing illustrator based in Pennsylvania, USA. The following description of Tom and his work is taken from his website: Raised by feral […]

June 11, 2015

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Creative advertising | #1228

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One if the most important things for a product/company is to be seen and recognized by it’s target audience. In our advertising galleries we present the latest of our findings from the wonderful world of creative marketing.

June 10, 2015

 

3D inspiration | #1227

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Wait, what? A 3D posts!? Didn’t you stop doing those? Well no… Most of the pieces containing 3D tend to end up in the digital art category due to the fact that a lot of them are created with several software products and techniques. Sure, the majority of all the 3D art that we publish […]

June 9, 2015

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Motion graphics inspiration | #1226

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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 […]

June 8, 2015

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Typography inspiration | #1225

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In our popular typography series we present our latest design findings containing nice type, hand-lettering & calligraphy work. Great quality stuff by talented creatives and artists all over the globe.

June 8, 2015

 

Summary: OFFF Barcelona 2015

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There’s been a lot of talk about it. Previous attendees saying that if you’re only able to attend one conference per year, then OFFF Barcelona is the one you really can’t afford to miss. So when they this year were celebrating their 15th anniversary, I felt that I definitely should see what all the hype […]

June 5, 2015

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Beautiful Illustrations by Brian Edward Miller

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We’re back with a new featured artist and today I have the pleasure to present the beautiful work of Brian Edward Miller, the illustrator and creative mind behind the Orlin Culture Shop based in Erie, Colorado. Brian’s vibrant and grainy illustrations of people and landscapes kinda reminds me of vintage advertising, but with a modern […]

June 4, 2015

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Graphic design inspiration | #1224

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Time for a new collection of great designs to get your creative juices flowing. As usual today’s gallery contain 25 really stunning pieces from a wide mix of creative fields by amazing designers from all over the world. Hope you like them.

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