Archive for March, 2011

Vandelay Premier Texture Bundles Contest Winners Announced

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Time flies. Just over a week ago I announced the latest contest giving you all the chance to win one of 3 Vandelay Premier Texture Bundles. Today is the day where these winners will be announced. Using a simple random SQL query on the comments database was used to pick the lucky readers. Thank you all for participating! And thank you to Vandelay Premier for sponsoring the textures. The winners will be notified via e-mail shortly to explain how to claim their prize. Congratulations! + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautifully Minimal Designs by Mark Brooks

FYI Monday Minimal Design Inspiration by Mark Brooks

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.
Mark Brooks is a Spanish graphic designer and art director who’s divided his career between New York and Barcelona. Anyone following this blog will know that I love good minimal design. So when coming across Mark’s beautifully minimal work I had to share it with you. I’m particularly fond of the “Star Grid” series in which he uses only stars, arranged in different sizes and densities to depict the faces of celebrities. This is only a small selection of his work. For more inspiration make sure to visit Mark Brooks’ portfolio. + Continue Reading

3 Vandelay Premier Texture Bundles Up For Grabs: Comment to Win

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It is with great pleasure that I announce the latest giveaway on Fudgegraphics. The kind folks of Vandelay Premier have sponsored 3 Premier Texture Bundles to be given away. Vandelay Premier offers a wide variety of resources for designers, including textures, vectors, brushes, PSD files, icons, templates and career resources. It even features an exclusive Fudgegraphics Grunge Vector Set. Resources can be purchased in Packs, or memberships are available for unlimited downloads. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Typography by Alex Beltechi

FYI Monday Inspiration Typography by Alex Beltechi

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.
Alex Beltechi is a graphic designer & illustrator from Oradea, Romania. Alex specializes on digital typography designs. He is by far one of the best in field. What makes him stand out is the versatility in his type treatment. Whether it’s cute illustrations, grunge style or the popular 3D type designs Alex does it all. Find below a short selection of his work. For more inspiration make sure to visit Alex Beltechi’s Behance portfolio where you can explore close-ups as well as case studies. + Continue Reading

MOO Business Cards Inspiration Contest Winners Announced

Moo Contest Winners

It is with great pleasure that I announce the winners of the MOO Business Cards Inspiration Competition. The choice wasn’t an easy one, but together with the MOO team we’ve reached a decision. I also want to take this opportunity to thank each and everyone who entered. Congratulations to the 3 winners. I’m sure you’re gonna love your new MOO cards. To everyone else, don’t be disappointed, there will be more giveaways / contest in the future. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Retro Futuristic Designs by Sakke Soini

FYI Monday Inspiration by Sakke Soini

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.
Sakke Soini is a freelance graphic designer & digital artist from Helsinki, Finland. Whether it’s classic retro futurism or top notch typography effects Sakke is up for the challenge. His vibrant style has landed him such big clients as Ray Ban and Nike already. I’m sure the list will continue growing. For more inspiration please visit Sakke’s online portfolio at www.sakkesoini.com. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Cosmic Illustrations by Richard Nabarro

FYI Monday Design & Illustration Inspiration by Richard Nabarro

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.
Richard Nabarro is a graphic designer & illustrator based in Manchester, UK. I’m particularly fond of his space-themed designs, such as the ones for Virgin Galactic. Another highlight of Richard’s portfolio are the digital paper sculptures he made for Fedrigoni. For more inspiration visit Richard Nabarro’s Behance Portfolio. + Continue Reading

Business Cards Inspiration Competition From MOO: Comment to Win

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We are excited to have MOO provide us with £100 worth of free business cards or MiniCards for three of our readers. If you have not come across MOO before, they love to print – See MOO’s Business Cards here, MiniCards, Postcards, Greeting cards, StickerBooks and more!

MOO’s unique printing technology ‘printfinity’ allows you to place a different image on every business card in a pack! This is an excellent way to show off a portfolio, designs or business. + Continue Reading