Month: July 2016

Stamped Ex-Librīs

Perfectly Personalised Stamped Bookplates

A beautifully presented, made-to-order bookplate –  or ex-librīs – series, featuring personalised graphic marks, emblems and symbols. Bookplates, sometimes refereed to as ex-librīs (Latin, “from the books of…”) are small print or decorative labels pasted into a book, often on the inside front cover, to indicate it’s ownership. Oftentimes they take on a simple or generic …

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Leaf Illustration (Cropped) by Sam Larson

Hand-Drawn Nature-Themed Illustrations by Sam Larson

We’ve put together some Hand-Drawn Nature-Themed Illustrations by Sam Larson. His travel, and adventure-themed ink illustrations, drawn by hand, are astonishingly pretty and playfully cute. Portland, Oregon-based illustrator Sam Larson lovingly depicts adventure iconography, forests, wildlife and mountains in his wonderfully detailed work.  The homemade, rustic aesthetic sensibility that he draws upon and sometimes-left of field …

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Bolonaf (Swiss Style Packaging) by empatía

11 Contemporary Projects Influenced by Swiss Style Design

We’ve catalogued some of the best, inspiringly creative, modern graphic design projects influenced or inspired by the Swiss Style. The Swiss style – sometimes referred to as the International typographic style – is an aesthetic approach to graphic design style popularised in the 1950s and 1960s by influential industry figures Max Miedinger,  Adrian Frutiger, Josef Müller-Brockmann and Le …

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Mountain Watercolour (Cropped) by Hannah Jesus

Hannah Jesus’s Gorgeous Illustrations Framed By Their Subjects

Hannah Jesus captures perfectly framed images of her gorgeous landscape watercolours and pen illustrations against the backdrops that they depict. San Francisco-based art teacher Hannah Jesus employs pen and watercolours to recreate mountains, lakes, waterfalls and flowers in lovingly careful detail before sending them to Instagram framed by the surroundings that inspired them. The cute, sketchbook charm …

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Aerial Abstracts by Zack Seckler

Abstract Aerial Photography of Iceland by Zack Seckler

Zack Seckler celebrates the beauty of Iceland’s coast through a breathtaking series of left-field, abstract aerial images. In November 2015, New York City-based commercial and fine-art photographer Zack Seckler boarded a small, DIY aircraft to capture the usually inaccessible southern coast of Iceland. The unique overhead perspective and Seckler’s abstract sensibility lend the already awe-inspiring sheered ice, wildlife and waves further drama. You can …

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Free 3D Fonts

The Best 11+ FREE 3D Fonts

We’ve catalogued the best free 3D Fonts available online – each is super easy to download and ideally suited to web and print projects. Really great, unique and budget conscious lead and display fonts are hard to find, which is why we decided to look into what free 3D options there are out there. And it turns …

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Kiyomizu-Dera by Takashi Yasui

Stunning Images of Urban and Rural Japan Captured by Takashi Yasui

Stunning images of inner-city, suburban and rural japan taken by Takashi Yasui capture beauty in the old and new. Takashi Yasui is a Tokyo-based photographer whose portfolio of images, taken across his home country, capture the full spectrum of modern life in Japan. Through a contemporary, VSCO-inflected sensibility, details of architecture, seasons, transport and day to …

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Alfred Basha - Ink Illustration

Wonderful Ink Illustrations By Alfred Basha

Stunning, hand drawn ink illustrations that play on themes of love, life and death. The illustrations are the work of Alfred Basha, a treviso, Italy-based graphic designer and illustrator. He depicts lovingly intimate scenes – trees merging with wildlife, foxes nestled amongst flowers and couples embracing  – via a sketchbook sensibility and wonderfully intricate aesthetic. You can follow Alfred …

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