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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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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…

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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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Vintage-Style James Bond Posters

Alain Bossuyt, an illustrator from Lille, France, has designed a series of James Bond posters and given each of them a uniformed vintage-style which, as you will see from the gallery below, has resulted in a truly captivating and highly original recreation. Steampunk Star Wars Characters Dr. No From Russia With Love Goldfinger You Only Live Twice Diamonds are Forever…

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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…