August 21, 2014

 

Graphic design inspiration | #1052

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In September we have been pushing out inspiration galleries for five whole years. That’s kinda crazy, and it all started in a small blog section on my personal portfolio site. Never did I expect that it would grow to what it have become today. Since the beginning I’ve noticed that our graphic design posts have […]

August 20, 2014

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1051

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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 […]

August 19, 2014

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User interface inspiration | #1050

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Up for some nicely designed user interfaces? Maybe you’re in need of some inspiration for an upcoming app design? In these posts we present great UI designs that we’ve recently come across. From nice app and web designs to cool buttons and interface animations. But there’s even more cool animated UI gif’s that we weren’t […]

August 18, 2014

 

Typography inspiration | #1049

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As usual we’re kicking off yet another creative week with a new type gallery with mixed typography, calligraphy and lettering designs. I would also like to remind everybody to share your thoughts about From up North by filling out this short survey: http://survey.fromupnorth.com/ We’re currently rebuilding the site and would love to hear from you […]

August 15, 2014

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Logo Inspiration | #1048

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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 […]

August 14, 2014

 

Illustration inspiration | #1047

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A bit later than usual but we finally have a new gallery up for you guys. And in today’s post we’ve selected some really awesome illustrations. And as usual we’ve mixed things up a bit by adding both analog and digital artwork in all kinds of styles. If you would like to send us suggestions […]

August 13, 2014

 

15 cool motion graphics showreels | #1046

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Showreels is a great way to present your work and it’s a science in itself to create a really great one. This special feature is a selection of some of the best showreels I have seen out there the past few months. These examples are a mix of talented indivudial artists and studio reels. Wether […]

August 12, 2014

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Awesome Movie Posters | #1045

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Last week we published a gallery packed with cool gig posters. This week we are continuing the same trend but this time we’re featuring beautifully illustrated and designed movie posters. Collected on our boards on Pinterest. Hungry for more? There’s more nice movie posters in this post: Beautiful movie posters #516 If you would like […]

August 11, 2014

 

Typography inspiration | #1044

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“Mondays aren’t so bad, it’s your job that sucks.” I don’t who said it, but I love that quote. Another reason to like Mondays is of course it’s the day when we release a new inspiration gallery with 25 new typographic designs! As many of you probably have heard we’re working on a new version […]

August 8, 2014

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Packaging Inspiration | #1043

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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 […]

August 7, 2014

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Beautiful Gig Posters | #1042

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It has almost been a year and a half since we last published an inspiration post just featuring awesome gig poster art. So it’s definitely about time that we put up a new one! I absolutely love to see bands that goes the extra mile and hires people that create stunning posters that also are […]

August 6, 2014

 

Motion graphics inspiration | #1041

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]