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FYI Monday: Wicked Record Label Rebrands by Ben Geier

Record Label Rebrand by Ben Geier

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.

Ben Geier is an all-round creative based in Chicago. Whether it’s design, photography or film, he does it all. Today I’ll be focusing on one of his personal projects which spoke to me on so many levels. Ben’s been busy rebranding existing record labels. All of them are amazing, the texture work combined with the added perspective is spot on, and so are the colour palettes. For more inspiration check out bengeier.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Chalk Lettering by Dana Tanamachi

Custom Lettering by Dana Tanamachi

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.

Dana Tanamachi is a Texas-bred, Brooklyn-based graphic designer specializing in hand-lettering & custom typography for editorial, lifestyle, food, and fashion brands. I’m in awe of her custom chalk lettering pieces, the organic feel is simply beautiful. For more inspiration go to tanamachistudio.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Stunning Custom Vintage Lettering by BMD Design

FYI Monday Inspiration: Custom Lettering by BMD Studio

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.

BMD Design is creative studio based in Bordeaux, France. Founded in 2001 BMD has focused a lot on custom vintage lettering designs. These typography designs work both as logos and as apparel graphics. Below is only a small selection of their work. For more inspiration, including case studies, go to www.bmddesign.fr + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Lettering by Jeff Rogers

FYI Inspiration Monday: Custom Lettering by Jeff Rogers

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.

Jeff Rogers is a letterer and designer working in NYC. It’s great to see so many hand drawn custom lettering examples in one place. What impresses me the most is the abundance of styles ranging from pencil drawings & sketches to full on acrylic on canvas pieces. Below is only a small selection of Jeff’s work, for more inspiration check out howdyjeff.com. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Minimal Retro Designs by J Fletcher

FYI Inspiration by J Fletcher

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.

Jay Fletcher is a graphic designer, illustrator & art director based in Charleston, South Carolina. I’m particularly fond of Jay’s minimal retro illustrations and logo designs. Using limited colour palettes and adding just a touch of grit he manages to create beautiful aesthetics. For more inspiration and case studies visit jfletcherdesign.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautifully Fresh Illustrations by Steve Simpson

FYI Monday Steve Simpson Tuzo Mural

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.

Steve Simpson is Dublin-based illustrator/designer working in the areas of packaging design, illustration and art for children’s books.  All of Steve’s work is ridiculously detailed and uses gorgeously vibrant colour palettes. Whether it’s character design or typography, everything is spot on which makes for one hell of a portfolio. For  plenty more inspiration check out www.stevesimpson.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Custom Lettering & Typography by Simon Ålander

FYI Typography Inspiration by Simon Alander

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.

Simon Ålander is a Swedish designer and lettering artist who specialises in custom typography designs. All of his works have a certain retro & vintage feel to them, whether it’s the colour paletter or subtle grain and imperfections. Needless to say, I’m a big fan of Simon’s lettering skills. For more inspiration make sure to visit his official site at coffeemademedoit.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Vintage Lettering by Jon Contino

FYI Jon Contino Illustration Inspiration

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.

Jon Contino is a freelance illustrator based in Brooklyn, NY. Looking through Jon’s portfolio it’s clear that he’s a master when it comes to hand drawn lettering. All of his work have a very distinct vintage feel to them using minimal colour palettes and gorgeous textures. For plenty more typography inspiration go to joncontino.com + Continue Reading