Archive for the Inspiration Category

FYI Monday: Brian D. Smith

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.
Today’s featured artist is Brian D. Smith from Dallas, TX. Here’s a small selection of his vibrant digital art. For more inspiration visit Brian’s portfolio at skynerve.com. + Continue Reading

Tarantino Graphic Movie Poster Series

I love these Quentin Tarantino Graphic Movie Posters by Ibraheem Youssef. There’s a total of 7 posters in the series. They’re clever and well executed. See them all in Ibraheem’s Flickr Stream. You can buy them in the shop. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Theo Aartsma aka Sumeco

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.

Theo Aartsma aka Sumeco, 27 year old designer/illustrator, from Holland will be the first artist to be featured in the FYI Monday article series. Here’s just a small collection of his typographic and vibrant art. Make sure to visit his different portfolio sites at the end of the post. + Continue Reading

Featured Artist: Chad Hagen

Chad Hagen is an artist and designer living in Minneapolis, MN. His abstract geometric style caught my eye right away and I had to share it with you. I’m particularly fond of his infographics series. For more inspiration make sure to visit his portfolio and Flickr. + Continue Reading

24 Astoundingly Beautiful HDR Images of Wildlife

HDR stands for high dynamic range imaging. The HDR method basically involves making up an image from several different photographs of the same thing, all taken with different exposures. Photoshop or similar image editing software is then used to combine the photos to form one image, creating a greater dynamic range of luminances, which means starker contrasts between light and dark and much more vibrant colours.

HDR enhances natural colours and light levels, so it’s often hard for the viewer to tell that the HDR method has been employed. Some photographers, however, push things further to create completely distorted visual realities. It’s clear from the 24 photos below that HDR and wildlife photography is a winning combination, as the technique is capable of doing justice to the spectacular array of colours found in nature. + Continue Reading

Featured Artist: Sean Freeman

Sean Freeman is a talented UK-based illustrator and designer. He’s best know for his typographic art and I’m sure most people in Britain will have come across his fantastic works for the “Think – Drug Driving Campaign”. Sean’s portfolio can be found at thereis.co.uk. Make sure to check it out and don’t forget to visit the archive for even more inspiration. + Continue Reading

Featured Artist: Emeric Trahand aka Takeshi

Emeric Trahand, also known as Takeshi, is an exceptional graphic designer, art director and illustrator from France. Hence it comes as no surprise that he’s a member of the Keystone Design Union and the Depthcore digital arts community. Emeric has worked for some of the biggest clients including Adidas, EMI Music, Suzuki and Unicef to name only a few. Make sure to visit the portfolio at Stillontherun. Here’s a selection of his inspirational works. + Continue Reading

3rd Showcase of the Fudgegraphics Flickr Group

This is the 3rd issue of the Fudgegraphics Flickr Group Showcase filled with over 20 amazingly inspirational designs. The group currently features 1450+ submissions by more than 300 different users. Below are my favourite designs from the past 6 months. They range from retro minimalism to full blown shiny 3D art. I hope you like them as much as I do. Furthermore I want to take this opportunity to thank you, the users, once more for your fantastic support. If you haven’t done so already join the Fudgegraphics Flickr Group and submit your designs. Maybe you’ll be featured in a future showcase. + Continue Reading