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Stefan Hürlemann

2017-12-14T03:01:11+00:00December 14th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Stefan Hürlemann uses personal side projects to help him pursue his love for type and experimentation. Since 2016, he has participated in the weekly challenge offered by blankposter.com, a site that encourages artists to design a poster based off of a randomly generated word. This exercise pushes him to use a variety of typefaces and [...]

Studio Mut

2017-12-12T03:01:54+00:00December 12th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Thomas Kronbichler and Martin Kerschbaumer are the creative minds behind Studio Mut. Working with clients in the art and culture industries, they craft vibrant posters for festivals and galleries. Employing simple forms and flawless type, they create great work that is bold and compelling. ——————– Also worth viewing: Opisso StudioNaonori YagoMartina Paukova Follow us on RSS, Instagram, Pinterest, Wanelo,  [...]

The Department

2017-12-07T03:02:19+00:00December 7th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The Department is a San Francisco-based design studio with a focus on the restaurant and hospitality industries. I’m particularly fond of their work for Burma Superstar. The bistro’s branding features elegant pattern work and a variety of perfectly paired typefaces. Playing a starring role is the brand’s mascot, a Buddha that wears a warm and [...]

Aart-Jan Venema

2017-12-05T03:01:53+00:00December 5th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Aart-Jan Venema’s illustrations put a smile on my face. Brimming with loose brush strokes and bursting with color, his work is exuberant and refreshingly childlike. I’m especially fond of the piece above that he created for the Dutch Newspaper NRC. The drawing corresponds with an article that discusses captcha forms which are used to distinguish humans [...]

Casmic Lab

2017-11-30T03:01:30+00:00November 30th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Casmic Lab is a versatile design studio based in Valencia, Spain. I am enthralled by their collection of illustrated portraits. Comprised of geometric forms, marbled textures, and lively patterns, the faces are bold and striking. As I look over the drawings, each character’s hypnotic gaze pulls me deeper into the composition and I can’t help [...]

Sponsor // Mighty Deals Holiday Bundle: 400+ Design Elements

2017-11-28T03:01:16+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

The holidays are approaching and Mighty Deals has prepared a special deal of holiday inspired vectors. Hand-drawn elements, greeting cards, background patterns, illustrations, text effects are just a few of the items part of this massive package. All-in-all over 400 design elements are included and AI, EPS and PSD files are provided to allow for [...]

Park Jinhan

2017-11-28T03:01:14+00:00November 28th, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Park Jinhan is a talented designer based in Seoul. He often crafts inventive letterforms and layers elements in an intriguing manner. This can be seen throughout his poster work where his intricate, yet structured compositions are full of details that guide the viewer’s eyes through each piece. ——————– Also worth viewing: RaffineriePouya AhmadiMarta Gawin Follow us [...]

Chen Winner

2017-11-23T03:01:24+00:00November 23rd, 2017|Categories: Inspiration, News|Tags: |

Chen Winner is an Israeli graphic artist and filmmaker currently working in London. Highly influenced by printmaking, her animated films contain layered colors, distressed textures, and other elements usually associated with screen printing. This is especially notable in her collaboration with CNN. For the network’s Econundrum series, she created an episode on the ecological dangers [...]

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