October 31, 2014

 

Logo Inspiration | #1103

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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 […]

October 30, 2014

 

Beautiful Poster Designs | #1102

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If you’ve been following the blog for a while you’ve probably noticed that I’m quite the sucker for cool poster designs. It can basically be any kind of poster – movie, gig, festival, event… It doesn’t really matter. If it’s a rectangle shape and that uses visual means like typography, lettering, illustration and photography to […]

October 29, 2014

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1101

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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 […]

October 28, 2014

 

Graphic design inspiration | #1100

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I’ve been scanning the web and sharing creative inspiration for over five years now. During this time I’ve felt a steady increase of designs and artwork being published online. This is of course great but it also gives us a lot more material to sieve through, since we’re all about posting quality over quantity. Our […]

October 27, 2014

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Typography inspiration | #1099

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Hope you had a great weekend and that you’re ready for a new creative week. As usual we have a new type gallery in store for you with more great typography, calligraphy and lettering designs. I would also like to take the time to thank each and every one of you who shares these posts. […]

October 24, 2014

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Logo Inspiration | #1098

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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 […]

October 23, 2014

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User interface inspiration | #1097

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In our last UI gallery I mentioned that we have a lot of cool animated UI designs on our Pinterest board and that we just couldn’t feature them since they have such a massive file size. Well, hold on to your horses… I’ve changed my mind! Even though this gallery doesn’t contain as many images […]

October 22, 2014

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1096

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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 […]

October 21, 2014

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Web design inspiration | #1095

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Finally time for a new web design gallery, and in today’s set we’ve collected 30 of our favorite findings from the last couple of weeks. The images in these posts tend to be quite long and therefore a bit larger in size, so please be patient since loading might take a tad longer than posts […]

October 20, 2014

 

Typography inspiration | #1094

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It’s a new creative week and we continue our little tradition with a spankin’ new inspiration gallery with superb typography, calligraphy and lettering designs! And as usual we would really appreciate any help we can get with adding information about the creator/s to the pieces lacking that info. Just click the little arrow underneath each […]

October 17, 2014

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Product/Industrial Design Inspiration | #1093

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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. If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries, please click on the button “Submit” located in the header, and fill out the form. And don’t forget to […]

October 16, 2014

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Alternative ‘Back to the Future’ Posters | #1092

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We’re back with a new set of alternative movie posters for you. This time it’s one of my favorite trilogies from growing up – Back to the Future, in which Marty McFly gets sent back and forth in time in a “somewhat” modified DeLorean invented by his friend, Dr. Emmett Brown. This is pure nostalgia […]

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 18, 2014

 

Wallpaper: Nicolas Fredrickson

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It’s wallpaper time again and this time we’ve invited the very talented designer and hand letterer Nicolas Fredrickson to create a “From up North” inspired wallpaper. Here’s Nicolas description of the project: The idea for this quote came from the idea of “From up North” showcasing only the best work, strong wind being a metaphor […]

July 3, 2013

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Wallpaper: Cody Petts

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When I first laid eyes on the Pine typeface created by design student Cody Petts I was quite impressed. At first glance I thought that the project was created using various digital effects so when I realized that the letters actually are laser cut from wood, arranged by hand, lighted and then photographed I was […]

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August 6, 2012

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Great quotes | #549

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Here’s a collection of great quotes by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. Hopefully you’ll find them inspirational in some way. If you do like them and find them helpful, check out our similar posts by visiting the links listed below. We have created over 20+ of these […]

September 19, 2012

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Great quotes | #581

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Here’s a new collection of great quotes by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them inspirational or helpful in some way, check out the links below for similar posts. We have created over 20+ of these galleries, so there is lots […]

December 21, 2012

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Great quotes to ponder upon | #646

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Here’s another collection of nice quotes by some of the most inspirational men and women that ever walked this earth. If you do like them and find them inspirational or helpful in some way, check out the links below for similar posts. We have created over 20+ of these galleries, so there is lots more […]

October 12, 2012

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More great quotes | #597

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In From up North’s 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. If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries, please click the link “Submit suggestions” located at the very top […]

June 19, 2013

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Amazing drawings by PEZ

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It’s quite amazing to see what someone can create with just a pen, a rubber and a little creativity. When I first came across french illustrator PEZ’s artwork I was blown away by the level of detail he adds to his work. Combine that with a sprinkle of talent and a dash of madness and […]

January 28, 2014

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Web design inspiration | #905

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In our web design inspiration galleries we present the some of the best web design we’ve come across while scanning the internet. Everything from modern, flat, responsive web design using cool HTML5 & CSS3 effects to stunning ecommerce websites. If you would like to send us suggestions for these galleries, please click on the button […]

February 20, 2014

 

Great quotes | #922

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In this post we’ve gathered a new collection with famous, intriguing and inspiring quotes. Some may help you to stay motivated on a specific task and others might just challenge the way you’re thinking and/or seeing things. If you like quotations of this kind be sure to check out all the previous posts packed with […]

September 16, 2013

 

Typography inspiration | #821

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In From up North’s typography art posts we focus on magnificent typography design primarily made with words and letters. The pieces can contain traditional type design and calligraphy as well as more modern hand lettering work. If you like what you see here there’s loads more galleries in our Typography archive. If you would like […]