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FYI Monday: The Phraseology Project by Drew Melton

FYI Monday Typography by Drew Melton

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.

Drew Melton is a letterer and designer (sometimes illustrator) based out of Grand Rapids, MI. His work has taken off since the start of “The Phraseology Project“. The idea is simple, take user submitted words or phrases and design them with type. This project has led him to a number of opportunities with brands such as Toyota & Saatchi and Saatchi. Rather than focusing on the client work today I want to show you some of the typographic designs for the project. I hope you like them as much as I do. For more inspiration make sure to visit phraseologyproject.com + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautifully Vibrant Designs by Sebastián Andaur

FYI Monday Inspiration by Sebastian Andaur

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.

Sebastián Andaur is a 17-year-old artist & designer from Chile. I’ve been following his work for a while now and having only updated his portfolio yesterday I figured this is a great time to feature his work. Sebastián has a great sense of colours, shapes and compositions. Every design manifests a new side of his visual talents and I can’t wait to see what he comes up next with. Don’t take my word for it though, have a look at some examples below. For more inspiration don’t forget to visit his portfolio. You might as well say hello on Twitter while you’re at it. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Clever Philographics by Genis Carreras

Philographics by Genis Carreras Deism

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.

Genis Carreras is a graphic designer based in London, born in Catalonia in 1987. Today I want to showcase Genis’ latest project: Philographics. Using minimal poster designs the aim is to explain philosophy through basic shapes. It’s such a great concept and the execution is flawless. Below are a few examples, but please check out the whole series here and don’t forgot to check out Genis’ portfolio for more inspiration. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Vibrant Photo Manipulations by Dario Calonaci

FYI Monday Inspiration by Dario Calonaci

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.

Dario Calonaci is a 21-year old graphic designer from Florence, Italy. One of Dario’s strongest skills is the ability to work with light as well as giving objects a certain fluidity. Needless to say, I’m a fan. For more inspiration please check his Behance and don’t forget to say on Twitter. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautifully Vibrant Designs by Jeroen van Eerden

FYI Monday Inspiration Jeroen van Eerden

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.

Jeroen van Eerden is a 25-year old freelance graphic designer based in Groningen, the Netherlands. Ever since I came across Jeroen’s work I knew I had to share it with you. Combining vibrant colours with geometric forms is always a winning formula, especially if it’s done at such a detailed level. One of the cool things with Jeroen is that you can clearly see the evolution in his designs. For more inspiration please check out www.jeroenvaneerden.com and you can follow him on Twitter too. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Episodes by Designers Against Child Slavery

FYI Monday DACS Chris Valentine

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.

DACS (Designers Against Child Slavery) is a design collective that enables creatives from all over the world to rise up against the sex trade. The artists unite for a just cause, and use their unique styles and talents to give a voice to the voiceless. By producing artwork DACS raises awareness of the injustice of sex trafficking and inspires others to use their talents to impact the world around us. Their latest exhibition called Episodes was released last week and it features amazing artists such as Rob Shields, Ars Thanea & Niklas Lundburg. I urge you to check out all 50 submissions at dacsunited.com and if you happen to be in New York on October 1st then make sure to head down the gallery exhibition. All details can be found on their website. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Gorgeous Vintage-Inspired Illustrations by Victor Huckabee

FYI Monday Inspiration Victor Huckabee

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.

Victor Huckabee, aka Pope Saint Victor, is a designer / illustrator / photographer based in Nashville, Tennessee. I first stumbled upon Victor’s work while listening to one of his playlists on Designers.MX. The music and artwork went well together so I decided to dig a little deeper. I’m glad I did. Victor’s work uses bold typography, cute character illustrations and has that vintage feel so many of us just can’t get enough of. Don’t forget to check out popesaintvictor.com for more inspiration or say hi on Twitter. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Beautifully Chaotic Illustrations by Atelier Olschinsky

FYI Monday Inspiration by Atelier Olschinsky

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.

Atelier Olschinsky  is a small creative studio based in Vienna, Austria. It was founded in 2002 by Peter Olschinsky and Verena Weiss who are operating in various fields
such as graphic design, illustration, photography and art direction. While the portfolio is very varied I’ve decided to showcase the more chaotic, archictectural kind of illustrations. It’s always a pleasure to discover new and exciting abstract art. Atelier Olschinsky are masters when it comes to composition, colour and detail. Below is just a small selection. For more inspiration make sure to visit www.olschinsky.at. + Continue Reading