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FYI Monday: Quirky Hand-Drawn Illustrations by Mattias Adolfsson

FYI Monday Inspiration Mattias Adolfsson Sloppy

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

FYI Monday Inspiration Vigan Tafili Unrest

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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FYI Monday: Vibrant Digital Art by Olli-Pekka Jauhiainen

FYI Monday Design Inspiration by Olli-Pekka Jauhiainen

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.

Olli-Pekka Jauhiainen is a 29-year-old graphic designer and illustrator based in Helsinki, Finland. Olli-Pekka’s work is simply mind-blowing. See for yourself below. Don’t forget to visit his portfolio for more inspiration.

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FYI Monday: Cool Pop Culture Illustrations by Tom Whalen

FYI Inspiration Monday Tom Whalen Transformer

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.

Tom Whalen is an American illustrator from Royersford, PA. Tom’s amazing illustrations are mostly inspired by pop culture, such as comics and movies. I’ve always been a big fan of artist who incorporate their passions into their work and Tom absolutely hits the spot. The illustrations are playful and dark at the same time. Don’t just take my word for it though, have a look at the small selection below. For more inspiration visit Tom’s portfolio at www.strongstuff.net.

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FYI Monday: Minimal & Geometric Grunge Design by Marius Roosendaal

FYI Inspiration Monday Marius Roosendaal Time

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.

Marius Roosendaal is a graphic designer and art director from Amersfoort, Netherlands. Today I want to focus on Marius’ latest latest personal project MSCED, which stands for Make Something Creative Every Day. Browsing through all of his daily designs I haven’t come across a single piece I didn’t like. That might actually be a first. Below is a small selection of his (mostly) minimal and geometric grunge designs. For more inspiration go to www.mariusroosendaal.com.

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FYI Monday: Super Cool Illustrations & Typography by Jordan Metcalf

FYI Inspiration Monday Jordan Metcalf Monster Type

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.

Jordan Metcalf is a graphic designer and artist based in Cape Town, South Africa. Jordan specializes in playful typography and illustrations as well as being a fan of black and white designs. I’ll let the beautiful work speak for itself. For more inspiration make sure to visit his portfolio at www.jordan-metcalf.com or follow him on Twitter.

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FYI Monday: Minimal Grunge Design by Hannes Beer

FYI Inspiration Monday Hannes Beer Ride On

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.

Hannes Beer is a graphic designer from Stuttgart, Germany. For the last months he worked on The All Day Every Day Project. The idea is simple, design something new each day. What really impressed me is the dedication and quality of designs that Hannes maintains over this long period. Another cool thing is that he usually gives a short explanation as to what inspired each artwork. Most designs can be described as minimal grunge art with a vintage feel. I’m a fan! For more inspiration make sure to visit Hannes Beer’s The All Day Every Day Project or follow him on Twitter.

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FYI Monday: Vibrant Illustrations by Charles Williams

FYI Inspiration Monday Illustration by Charles Williams

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.

Charles Williams is a freelance illutrator / designer based in London, UK. Under the moniker Made Up Charles works for clients such as GQ Magazine, Adobe and Nike to name only a few. I’m most impressed with the portrait illustrations, they’re simply stunning. Charles’ type treatments are fantastic too. For more inspiration visit Charles Williams on Behance or follow him on Twitter. + Continue Reading