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Graphic Inspiration Archives

Looking for some graphic design inspiration? In this extensive category you will find inspirational galleries and articles, covering all aspects of graphic design.

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‘Sketch the Life’ Inspirational Photo Manipulation Project by Sebastien Grosso

Photo manipulation has been widely used to add an extra bit of creativity into photographs. Although it’s not widely popular among traditional photographers. But when done correctly, photo manipulation can give a whole new life to an old photograph. We recently came across the work of a French artist and photographer who has manipulated his self-portraits quite brilliantly. Sebastien del…

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The Literal Movie Poster Series

Designer Danish Ahmed recently took a very close look at a selection of popular movie titles and then, taking their literal meaning, created a poster for each movie. The highly original poster series has been called ‘Literal Movie Posters’, and as you will see from all of the posters below, they ‘literally’ do take things to-the-letter. He has illustrated a…

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Cinematics – An Illustrated Collection of Classic Films and Characters

As an experimental personal project, Brazilian graphic designer Pier Paolo has recently created what he calls ‘a timeline of classic films and characters’ entitled Cinematics. Designed in his own unique style, Cinematics is an illustrated collection of characters (and short animated movie) from some of those movie moments we all fondly remember. You will find such diverse characters as Charlie…

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Raposters – A Classic Rap Music Poster Everyday for 100 Days

Last year French designer Zaven Najjar set himself the laborious task of redesigning, in his own unique style, a classic rap music poster everyday for 100 days. Dr Dre, Snoop Dog, Eminem, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, Tupac, and many, many more are all in there. He has inventively called the completed 100 poster series Raposters, and they can all be found…

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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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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…