Category Archives: Design/Illustration

Typographic Posters

Really in love with these minimalist typographic posters. A problem young designers (including myself) have is trying to keep things simple. This is a perfect example of how impactful simple design can be. via Abduzeedo

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Drew Melton’s Phraseology Project

Nothing Worth Doing is Easy

The images above are samples from letterer/designer Drew Melton’s work from “The Phraseology Project”. The idea is a basic site with a form where Drew takes user submitted words or phrases and designs them with type. Since the project launched it has seen over 20,000 submissions and continues to be an outlet for creative play for […]

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Ilustrator/Designer: Biljana Kroll

Never Stop Learning

Really love the messages on these hand-done signs by illustrator/designer Biljana Kroll. Biljana is also an author and has penned such titles as Typography in a Semester and Digital Imagery in a Semester. Both books are great for design students or those looking to expand their design education. See more more of Biljana’s work here.

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Designer/Illustrator: Bryan Patrick Todd

The Highlands

Tuesday typographic inspiration by Bryan Patrick Todd. Bryan’s work was also recently featured in the  Type Directors Club 58th annual exhibition for typographic excellence in communication design. The exhibition opened in New York and will be traveling around the world and shown in Canada, England, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Russia, Spain and Vietnam. A huge honor. Congrats Bryan! See […]

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A PSA from The AOC

Drink More Beer

There are only a couple more weeks left in the summer after all. Have a great weekend! Image by Joey Ponce

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Friday Music Inspiration: Dale Edwin Murray’s Hip-Hop Heads

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Hip-hop head illustrations by Dale Edwin Murray. The above shows Kanye, Biggie, Dilla and Flavor Flav. See more including Tupac, Snoop Dogg, excuse me, Snoop Lion and Drake at Dale’s portfolio site here.

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Matt Stevens’ MAX100 Project

Air Max1

Select images from Matt Stevens’ Max100 project. The book contains 100 interpretations of Nike’s AirMax 1 kicks which Matt considers to be the greatest sneaker of all time. To purchase the book and merchandise see here. For more amazing visuals of the work click here.

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Artist/Designer: Kelly Kerwick

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Really loving the vintage feel on the identity for homemade ice cream shop Jaxon & Mack by Kelly Kerwick. Sometimes the simplest things like the color palette and paper stock make all the difference in a design. More of Kelly’s work can be seen at her portfolio site here.

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Illustrator: Linzie Hunter

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Absolutely in love with the hand-lettering of Linzie Hunter. Cute and imaginative. See her portfolio here.

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Friday Music Inspiration: Notorious B.I.G. Money Shot

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This B.I.G. portrait created by ilustrator Evan Wondolowski. Evan has made a series of portraits from shredded strips of U.S. Federal Reserve Notes, he then glues the paper bits to newspaper sheets. Talk about tedious! Gotta love his attention to detail. See more from the portrait series here.

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