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FYI Monday: Playful Typography by Spencer Harrison

FYI Monday Playful Typography Inspiration by Spencer Harrison

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.

Spencer Harrison is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Melbourne, Australia. His approach to work is playful, experimental and inquisitive. Spencer specialises in art direction, branding, illustration, custom typography, installations and print design. For more inspiration make sure to visit www.spencerharrison.com.au. + Continue Reading

FYI Monday: Stunning Digital Paintings by Ryohei Hase

FYI Inspiration Monday Ryohei Hase

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.

Ryohei Hase is an freelance illustrator and artist based in Tokyo, Japan. Every once in a while I come across a portfolio that simply blows my mind. This is one of them. The level of detail in Ryohei’s digital paintings is insane. The muted, yet vibrant, use of colour in the mostly gloomy images really add to the overall feel. For more inspiration make sure to visit ryoheihase.com. + Continue Reading

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