Archive for July, 2010

FYI Monday: Vintage Collage Design by Gordon Reid

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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.
London-based graphic designer Gordon Reid works under the moniker Middle Boop. His general style can be described as retro/vintage collage, but it’s not exclusive to this. Working mostly for the music industry he managed to snatch a fair share of design magazine commissions. Gordon also runs a blog and zine. Please visit his portfolio or follow him on Twitter for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

Creased Fabric Set: 14 Free Hi-Res Textures

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I’m happy to release my latest textures. This set contains 14 Free High Resolution Creased Fabric Textures. There’s textures of wool, cotton, denim jeans, synthetics and cloth so everyone should find something that they like. All images are and incredible 3008px by 2000px large. Simply click on the texture preview you like to download the hi-res version. Alternatively you can download the whole set of 14 creased fabric textures at the end of this post.
Use the textures to add some organic grunge to any image by combining them and playing with different blend modes or you can use them for character design. Whatever you do with them, please have fun!
As always, these freebies are free to use in both commercial and personal projects without the need to credit me.
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FYI Monday: Gorgeous Print Designs by Allan Peters

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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.
Allan Peters is a Senior Art Director from Minneapolis with over eight years of experience. He specializes in print design and all of his works have a vintage & retro feel to them. Please visit Allan’s portfolio to get even more inspiration. + Continue Reading

Designious Giveaway Winners Announced

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The amazing folks of Designious were so kind to sponsor $1000 worth of vector packs and Photoshop brushes. The contest has now ended and I’m delighted to present you the 10 lucky winners each getting $100 of Designious credit to spend on whatever resources they fancy. Congratulations! + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Photo Manipulations by Pedro Donini

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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.
Pedro Donini is working as a graphic designer and web designer in São Paulo, Brazil. While it’s hard to find any more information about him I let Pedro’s work speak for himself. His photo manipulations are gorgeous paying particular attention to the little details. Find a selection of his art below. Please visit Pedro Donini’s portfolio for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

Giveaway: $1000 worth of Designious Vectors and Brushes up for grabs

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The kind folks over at Designious are sponsoring this amazing giveaway with $1000 (that’s right: one thousand dollars) worth of vectors, Photoshop brushes and Illustrations up for grabs. Here’s why you should participate. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Minimalistic Illustrations by Joe Bauldoff

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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.
Joe Bauldoff is a graphic designer and illustrator from Charlotte, USA. Joe’s style can be described as minimal grunge illustrations though this is not exclusive. Visit his portfolio to find more print, logo and web design inspiration or follow Joe on Twitter. + Continue Reading