FYI Monday: Beautiful Illustrations by Mate Steinforth

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.
Mate Steinforth, originally from Hannover (Germany), is a designer and director based in New York City. Mate’s skills are extremely versatile and range from classic illustration and collage to popular lightning effects and photo manipulations. No wonder he managed to bag some of the most sought after clients such as Audi, Nike and Red Bull. For more inspiration visit his portfolio at or follow him on Twitter.

Written by Franz Jeitz

Franz Jeitz is a freelance designer and owner of Fudgegraphics. Originally from Luxembourg he now lives in London. Franz loves design, music and is a tea enthusiast. Follow him on Twitter.

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7 Awesome Responses so far
  1. Wow! The talent of some people really amazes me.
    These are really great illustrations.

    Thanks for sharing these.

  2. Wow, I just love the exceptional detail of the first one, especially the fountain pen..

  3. talented illustrator.. thanks for sharing!

  4. wow nice story bro.

  5. Fantastic illustrations. Love what he’s done with the typography in the third image, it adds great depth to the work. I like the theme used in the fifth illustration, the use of different outdoor activities all combined in an such an eloquent way. To have worked for the companies Mate Steinforth has worked for is a great achievement for any designer.

  6. These are really amazing illustrations!! They’re so unique and catch the eye automatically!!!

    Great post!!

  7. Amazing graphics. The first one in particular of the ocean scene is beautiful

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