Sound of the Wild: T-Shirts and Jumpers

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Over the past year I’ve taken a step back from the blogging world and have been focusing a lot on my typography skills instead. The community on Instagram has been instrumental in pushing me forward. It also gave me the fantastic opportunity to collaborate with The Level Collective on my latest apparel design: Sound of the Wild. + Continue Reading

50 Reasons to be Creative

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I’m stoked to announce that I’ve teamed up with Reasons to be Creative to give you £50 off your ticket.

Reasons to be Creative is a 3-day design conference in Brighton, UK taking place from 1st – 3rd September, 2014. If you are a designer, developer, coder, manager, game developer, artist, animator or a newbie, then you should not miss this event! This is your chance to see over 35+ of the best minds in art, design and code, delivering 3 full days of awe-inspiring sessions, plus workshops that will give you in-depth training from the worlds best speakers! Check out the full lineup here. + Continue Reading

Free Typography Wallpapers for iPhone & Android

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It’s been awfully quiet on the blog and it’s time to finally break the silence. I’m pleased to release my first set of iPhone and Android typography wallpapers of 2014. Those of you who have been following me on Instagram know that I’ve gotten in hand-lettering over the past couple of months. These wallpapers are a snapshot of what I’ve been up to lately and feature some of my favourite typography quotes. All photographs are ming and were taken during an road trip from Denver, CO to Seattle, WA in 2012.  + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Typography Designs by André Beato

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

André Beato is a Portuguese graphic designer and illustrator currently based in London. He specialises in vector based graphics and illustrated typography. The subtle use of textures and bold colour schemes really make the lettering come to life. For more inspiration make sure to visit andrebeato.com. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Quirky Typography Illustrations by Stephanie Baxter

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

Stephanie Baxter is a freelance illustrator based in Leeds, UK. She specialises in typography and lettering, with all of her illustrations have a quirky nature to them. I’m seriously digging this! For more inspiration visit www.stephsayshello.co.uk. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Lettering Designs by Ryan Hamrick

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

Ryan Hamrick is a letterer and designer based in Pittsburgh, PA. I’m particularly fond of Ryan’s typography sketches. It’s always nice to see the work in progress for any given lettering project, whether it’s for a logo an illustrated quote. For more inspiration visit ryanhamrick.com. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Crazy Detailed Animal Illustrations by Yo Az

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

Yo Az is a French Illustrator based in Paris. While I didn’t manage to find any more info on him (her?) I’m just gonna let the work speak for itself. Yo Az uses a crazy amount of simple shapes to build these animal head illustration giving them a very technical feel. For more inspiration make sure to check out Yo Az on Behance. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Stunning Gig & Movie Posters by Ken Taylor

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This post is part of the For Your Inspiration Monday series showcasing the most inspiring designs out there. Each week a new artist or design style will be presented in order to get your creative juices flowing for the upcoming week. I hope you enjoy the series.

Ken Taylor is a designer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. He’s best know for his breathtaking gig posters as well as limited edition silkscreened movie posters through Mondo. Chances are you’ve come across Ken’s work already, still doesn’t hurt to have another look. The details in the illustrations are incredible! For more inspiration go to kentaylor.com.au + Continue Reading