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FYI Monday: Breathtaking Typography Illustrations by Martin Schmetzer

Martin Schmetzer Brownstone Beer Label Typography

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.

Martin Schmetzer is Stockholm based artist with main focus on hand-drawn typography. While Martin often converts his type drawings into vectors it really is the detail in the hand-drawn pieces that blew my mind. Below are only a few examples, for more inspiration you should check him out on Behance! + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Clever Editorial Illustrations by Sébastien Thibault

FYI SebastienThibault Conan O Brien Illustration

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.

Sébastien Thibault is an illustrator based in Matane, Quebec, Candada. That is about all the info I could find on him. Apart from being shrouded in mystery, Sébastien is a wicked illustrator who’s minimal style lends itself perfectly for editorial purposes. It comes as no surprise then that his client lists included such heavy-weights as Time magazine, Wired Magazine, Boston Globe and Readers Digest to only name a few. For more inspiration check out sebastienthibault.com. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Geometric Illustrations by Hvass&Hannibal

Inspiration by hvass&hannibal

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.

Hvass&Hannibal is a multi-disciplinary arts and design studio based in Copenhagen, founded by Nan Na Hvass & Sofie Hannibal in 2006. All of their designs combine vibrant colour palettes with geometric shapes to great effect. For more inspiration make sure to visit www.hvasshannibal.dk. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Stunning Portrait Illustrations by Adam Spizak

Adam Spizak Breaking Bad

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.

Adam Spizak is a Polish multidisciplinary illustrator and designer currently based in London, UK. Combining Cinema 4D with Photoshop Adam manages to create vibrant portrait illustrations of popular characters that’ll make your jaw drop. For more inspiration make sure to check out spizak.com where you get to see close-ups and process studies of most designs. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Wicked Hand Lettering Designs by Sean McCabe

Hand Lettering by seanwes

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.

Sean McCabe is a hand lettering artist, type designer and illustrator from San Antonio, TX working under the moniker seanwes. I’ve been following Sean’s work for quite a while on Instagram and decided to give him the spotlight he deserves. I’ve recently gotten into the hand lettering typography myself and Sean as been one of the biggest influences. For more inspiration make sure to check out seanwes.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Vintage Illustrations by Andrew Fairclough

Vintage Illustration by Andrew Fairclough

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.

Andrew Fairclough is an independent illustrator, designer and art-director from Sydney working under the moniker of Kindred Studio. I first stumbled across Andrew’s gorgeous vintage illustrations when researching gig poster. He really knows how to add grain, textures and halftone patterns to his illustrations for that authentic vintage look. Not to forget the colour palettes which are beautifully muted. For more inspiration check out kindred.prosite.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Wicked Movie Posters by Justin Erickson

Movie Poster by Justin Erickson

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.

Justin Erickson is an illustrator & graphic designer based in Toronto, ON. Justin’s best known for his amazing movie posters, often sold through Mondo. Each poster, whether minimal or filled with detail, always hits the mark and conveys the feel of the movie perfectly. Below are some examples, for more inspiration make sure to visit justin-erickson.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Daily Dishonesty Typography Project by Lauren Hom

Daily Dishonesty Typography by Lauren Hom

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.

Lauren Hom is a graphic designer and illustrator based in New York City. Today I want to focus on one of her personal projects: Daily Dishonesty. This is where Lauren gives lovely little lies a nice typographic treatment. When I first came across this I couldn’t help but smile. I hope this will brighten up your day. For more lovely typography inspiration got to dailydishonesty.com and check out Lauren’s portfolio. + Continue Reading