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FYI Monday: Colourful Illustrations by Karan Singh

FYI Inspiration Monday Karan Singh

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.

Karan Singh is an Australian illustrator and designer currently residing in New York City. His projects have seen him interact with a gamut of clients ranging from local design boutiques to internationally recognised brands and agencies. Karan, aka Mr. Singh, has a great talent mixing vibrant colours with fun and quirky illustration. For more inspiration don’t forget to visit wakeupmrsingh.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautiful Illustrations by Valerie Jar

FYI Monday Inspiration by Valerie Jar

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.

Valerie Jar is a 25-year old designer / illustrator based in Salt Lake City. I’m particularly fond of her character illustrations and logo design work. While mostly working with clean vectors, Valerie knows how to add subtle textures to a design to really make it special. For more inspiration don’t forget to check out valeriejar.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Asylum Exhibit by The Luminarium

A Block of Sanity Amoungst the Madness by Smiling Demon

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.

The Luminarium is a modern international art group with talented artists in both the digital and traditional realm from all over the world. Pursuing originality and creativity, the group focuses on creating online art exhibits for anyone to enjoy and experience. Today I want to introduce to you their latest exhibit: Asylum. It was released last week and is filled with photo manipulations, matte paintings and illustrations. There should be something for everyone. For more inspiration make sure to check out all the submissions here. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Line Art by David Waters

FYI Monday Inspiration by David Waters

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.

David Waters is an illustrator who’s originally from Spokane, Washington. While studying graphic design at the University of Idaho David managed to land big clients such as Nike, Adidas and Tiger Beer. While his style is very varied I like his line art stuff the best. There’s just something amazing about artwork that uses a very limited colour palette. For more inspiration make sure to visit David’s portfolio at www.playdate.cm. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Vibrant Photo Manipulations by Craig Shields

FYI Monday Inspiration by Craig Shields

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.

Craig Shields is an illustrator and designer from York, UK. As an active member of the Depthcore collective I’ve encountered Craig’s vibrant photo manipulations on many occasions. It’s hard to believe that this is the first time he gets the well deserved exposure on this blog. One of the things I like most about his designs is that he often collaborates with fellow creatives such as Pete Harrison. Don’t forget to pay a visit to www.craigshields.co.uk for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Stunning Mixed Media Art by Doug Alves

FYI Monday: Mixed Media Inspiration by Doug Alves

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.

Doug Alves is a Brazilian graphic artist and illustrator based in Los Angeles, CA. I’ve come across Doug’s beautiful works a couple times over the last years and figured it was about time he got featured on the blog. If you like mixed media illustrations and photo manipulations then you should love Doug’s designs. For more inspiration make sure to visit his portfolio. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Abstract Geometric Portraits by Nicola Felaco

FYI Monday Abstract Geometric Portrait Inspiration by Nicola Felasquez Felaco

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.

Nicola Felasquez Felaco is an Italian graphic designer who loves to play with geometric shapes to create abstract portraits. Each pieces uses subtle textures to counter-balance the stark vector feel. My favourite designs are the Super Mario illustration and the Lassie poster. If you like Nicola’s work as much as I do then please visit felasquez.com for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Funky Typography by Luke Lucas

FYI Monday Typography Inspiration by Luke Lucas

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.

Luke Lucas is a 35 year old art director, designer and typographer from Melbourne, Australia. I’ve come across Luke’s typography works a multitude of times and figured it was time to finally feature him on the blog. While he’s not only a type guy, Luke enjoys this sort of work best. So it comes as no surprise that you mostly find funky, fresh and clever typography design in his portfolio. After all, why would you promote the work you didn’t enjoy doing as much as something else. For more inspiration make sure to visit www.lukelucas.com or say hi on Twitter @_LukeLucas. + Continue Reading