Archive for July, 2011

FYI Monday: Vibrant & Colourful Illustrations by Bram Vanhaeren

FYI Monday Inspiration Bram Vanhaeren

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.

Bram Vanhaeren is a 20-year old digital artist and illustrator based in Antwerp, Belgium. I came across Bram’s work a while back and only just now managed to feature him. His work is vibrant, powerful and makes use of the full spectrum of colours. Whether it is typography, portrait illustrations or photo manipulations Bram’s done it and it always looks amazing. No wonder his designs have been featured in many of the best design magazines. For more inspiration, case studies and tutorials make sure to visit www.bramvanhaeren.com. + Continue Reading

12 Free Bicycle Silhouette Vectors

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I’m pleased to release these new freebies: 12 free bicycle silhouette vectors. With the Tour de France in full speed and hitting the first serious mountain stage today there’s no better time to get your hands on these beautiful bike vectors. I’m a huge fan of the TdF and it’s great to see two riders from Luxembourg in the top 5. As you can imagine there aren’t many sport discipline where I can root for someone from my home country, let alone 2.

The set contains vectors of racing bikes, BMX, tandems as well as some bicycle pictograms. While I don’t ride a bike myself, like many designers I’m in love with the shape and geometry of bicycles. There’s something intrinsically beautiful about their clean, minimal lines. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Quirky Hand-Drawn Illustrations by Mattias Adolfsson

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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.

Mattias Adolfsson is a freelance illustrator living in Sigtuna just outside of Stockholm, Sweden. All Mattias uses for his artwork are pen, ink and watercolours. It’s really refreshing to find someone creating such amazing traditional art. All of Mattias works have a very quirky element to them. The most impressive thing though is the sheer volume of pieces that he’s produced. For more inspiration make sure to visit his Behance portfolio.

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FYI Monday: Powerful Cosmic Art by Vigan Tafili

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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.

Vigan Tafili is a graphic designer from Peja, Kosovo. Vigan’s work is vibrant, colourful and full of cosmic elements. The most impressive thing though is that he’s only 16 years old. I don’t know about you, but I don’t often come across a designer that young with a body of work that extensive at that level. There’s no doubt in my mind that Vigan has a bright future ahead of him. See for yourself below. For more inspiration make sure to visit his Behance portfolio.

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