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In need of some design inspiration? In this category you will find many galleries that aim to offer ideas and inspiration. Topics covered include web design and graphic inspiration.

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Combining Punk Music and Swiss Modernism: The Swissted Poster Series

As an ongoing project, graphic designer Mike Joyce has created a huge 250+ poster series that pulls from his passion for punk music and Swiss modernism. For the series he redesigns vintage punk, new wave and indie music posters into typographical masterpieces, using lowercase Berthold Akzidenz-Grotesk Medium, and not, as he emphasizes, Helvetica. The poster collection is called Swissted: The…

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Flat Illustration in Web Design

At the moment it does seem that every newly launched site or app has adopted the flat design trend. What started just over a year ago as merely a unique design concept, has now exploded into a phenomenon that has literally changed the face of UI design. Perhaps forever. Some web designers have even taken flat design that little bit…

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The Evolution of Nike Footwear

London based designer Stephen Cheetham has created a nostalgic collection of posters entitled ‘Nike Decades‘. The huge illustrations series includes an iconic pair of trainers from every single year, from the 1970s through to the 2000s. Interestingly, the evolution seems to have come full-circle as the footwear from the 1970s have came back into fashion in the 2010s. The Evolution…

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Star Warhols Posters – Combing Star Wars with the Art of Andy Warhol

What do you suppose you would get if you mixed Star Wars with the pop-art of Andy Warhol? Well, you are about to find out. Designer Chungkong has created a truly unique and ‘fun series of posters’ cleverly called Star Warhols, that combine the popular characters from Star Wars with Andy Warhol’s famous Campbell’s Soup. Amazing work. Check these out:…

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Steampunk Star Wars Characters

Are you a Star Wars fan? Or perhaps a steampunk fan? If so, you will love this. London-based conceptual artist Björn Hurri has put his imagination into high gear and created a series of uniquely interpreted steampunk Star Wars character illustrations. A dashing Han Solo, a ferocious Chewbacca, a grotesque Jabba… they are all covered. Check these out: Steampunk Star…

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Dynamic and Vibrant Ghost-Like Football Illustrations

Mark Yesilevskiy, a designer from New York, has created a series of unique football illustrations that focus solely on the particular kit teams wore on a famously successful year or moment. With a twist. Purposely taking the spotlight away from the individual, Mark has completely removed the players from the illustrations which has left behind a ghost-like, yet strangely dynamic…

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Less is More – A Collection of Braun Inspired Illustrations

The ground-breaking work Dieter Rams has done for Braun, and accompanied by his “less is more” ten commandments of good design, has influenced many and inspired all in product and graphic design for many years. Many designers as a tribute, or perhaps at the time seeking inspiration, have created many Braun inspired illustrations and artworks that will hopefully in turn…

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The Most Iconic Clothing in Pop Music Illustration Series

For today’s gallery we have a nostalgic series of creative illustrations, from Brazilian digital artist Frederico Birchal, of some of the most famous costumes and iconic clothing from performers in popular music from the last 30 years. So, can you identify the Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson, Freddie Mercury or Elton John? Easy, isn’t it? Famous Costumes by Frederico Birchal Elvis…

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Workwankers – Calling-out some of the unlikeable characters in design

Created by Peter Cortez and Joe Sayaman from digital production company Mizaplas.com, Workwankers is a creative series of illustrated slides that highlights some of the more annoying and unlikable characters that will undoubtedly be found lingering in your office. You can also Call out a Wanker, so Peter and Joe know that this may be ‘construed as mean-spirited,’ and thus…