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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

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