I am a huge fan of Alberto Seveso, I remember back in the day he was always blowing everyone's mind with incredible graphic design pieces. Since then it is amazing to see his evolution in terms of style and techniques. From been featured by Adobe for the launch of the Creative Cloud to so many big clients, he is always trying something new. Today we feature his most recent project titled Digital Vomit. For more information about Alberto check out his website at http://www.burdu976.com/ Digital Vomit is an ongoing project the idea behind everything is to create unique artworks by using an inkjet printer and some tricks. Via Behance
With a long holiday and weekend ahead I decided to work on a few ideas for my personal site and some posters. To get started I looked for some references in different styles, the first one is a minimal, Swiss style with diagonal lines or simple lines. Below you can see some of my favorite posters and artworks that are on my moodboards.
Our good friend Pawel Nolbert also known as HelloColor is an illustrator, designer based in Warsaw, Poland. He recently released his new site along with a beautiful poster series called: “Atypical”. Through this series, he was exploring an extended aesthetic characteristic of typography by combining gestures with paint through an expressive disposition. So refreshingly creative! Experience & Experiment. All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert All Rights to Pawel Nolbert Links More info about Pawel Nolbert: http://www.nolbert.com Follow Pawel on Behance: https://www.behance.net/hellocolor Check out Pawel Nolbert’s Store: http://society6.com/hellocolor Via Behance
The 2014 FIFA World Cup is about to begin in Brazil this week and I couldn't be more excited. Brazil hasn't hosted what is considered the biggest sporting event in the world since 1950. To celebrate the return of Brazil as host country, I decided to create a little artwork inspired by this momentous event on the horizon. Instead of using the organic forms seen in the official logo I went with an old school, modernist and geometric style. So in this little post I will walk you through the creative process behind this poster. I am using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop for this tutorial. Step 1 In Illustrator I started with a simple representation of the Brazilian flag. Just using the Ellipse Tool (E), Polygon Tool and Rectangle Tool. Step 2 With the Rectangle Tool I created one 2 rectangles with different heights. With the Blend Tool I created the interpolation of lines between the 2 rectangles. Thats' the base for the whole design. Step 3 With the triangle I clipped the blend object. Step 4 I repeated the same thing for the top part, this time with green. Step 5 All elements together, with text and different colors. Step 6 Here's some color explorations with color palettes from Kuler. Conclusion Here's the final result, heavily inspired by the modernist style that was used in most of the Brazilian brands I grew up seeing, very geometric and solid colors.
Back in 2010 we featured some of his amazing Star Wars posters. He kept doing amazing art, illustrated movie posters that anyone would love to hang on their wall. I'm talking about Justin Van Genderen. Justin is an American artist with an amazing good taste for illustration and movies. His style is super great and I'm thrilled to show you more of his art. For more of it, please visit his portfolio at Flickr. He'll definitely enjoy it. Cheers! ;)
It's fascinating to see the step by step process behind illustrations and design in general. The project titled Death Side Series: Darth Vader & Shadow Stormtrooper by Charles AP is an incredible example. The level of detail in the sketches and the very stylized final outcome is inspiring and the perfect reason to be featured here on Abduzeedo. Finally!! After a long time i'm working on this project since the "Skull Trooper" illustration i've done, this second or third project Done.. As you can see bellow on the Skulltrooper illustration i did back then, i wrote " Vader, You're next !". Some guys comented on this illustration and they guess what was the words means. They said that i gave a clue about what illustration I'll do next. and they are RIGHT. That's exactly the meaning of the Words, not just some messages to scared the Darth Vader. Hahaha. Charles AP is a freelancer graphic designer and illustrator from Surabaya, Indonesia. For more information visit http://www.blackoutbrother.com/
Posters carry the very essence of graphic design. One sheet of paper to communicate a message, a mix of type, space and image. Here is a really cool selection of posters from over the globe. Enjoy! Graphic design is the art of communication, stylizing, and problem-solving through the use of type, space and image. The field is considered a subset of visual communication and communication design.
Orlando Arocena put together an amazing vector tribute for the 2014 release of Captain America: The Winter Soldier in his Behance profile. The level of details is simply incredible and definitely inspiring. Feel free to check out more of his work as well. It's definitely worth it. For more information about Orlando visit https://www.behance.net/orlandoarocena
Alex W. Dujet is a Geneva based graphic designer that has been working as freelancer since 2007. His projects range from corporate identities for cultural institutions and commercial firms to brand development, applied to architecture, industry, editorial, music and fashion. At the same time, he increases his activities in other fields like graphic design and typography. In 2007, he co-founded League a Geneva graphic design collective with Aurélie Vogt and Tony Casimo. For more information visit: http://www.alexwdujet.net/
History Retype (Grand type recorder)is a project self-initiated by Omar Aqil, a designer and illustrator from Lahore, Pakistan. The idea behind this piece wast to illustrate the evolution of typography, in this case with a typewriter montage done in 3D. The colors and style is spot on, giving the composition a beautiful retro feeling. I love to do typography experiments so this time I chose history’s H (Alphabet). Basically I am trying to show the evolution of history preservation process. For more information about Omar visit http://www.wolfoxattitude.com/
Rock band posters have always been one of the most prolific fields in terms of evolution and experimentation in the graphic design industry. Through different styles and attitudes, posters have created the image of bands and albums throughout history. An added bonus, they are always a lot of fun to create. Ian Jepson, a designer and illustrator from Cape Town, South Africa shares a little bit of his design process for the poster he created for The Dollfins. I took part in exhibition put together by Psych Night which brought together 14 illustrators, designers and poster artists to create a poster for a bunch of great Cape Town bands. I got to do The Dollfins! Sketches Initial rough. Process Final poster Details For more information about Ian Jepson's work visit http://www.ianjepson.co.za/
Happy Halloween everyone, today I wanted to post something relative to this date so I found these awesome halloween party posters designed by Cape Town designer Ian Jepson. The posters are a mix of illustration, typography, and color with a hint of creepiness, check it out. For more from Ian Jepson visit ianjepson.co.za and behance.net/ianjepson. Friendly Ghosties Tour It Came From The Jungle: Halloween 2013 Halloween Extravaganza 2013
Today we are featuring some beautiful posters that Mash Creative has designed since 2009. Mash Creative is an independent design studio based in East London/Essex. They work on creative projects that include identity & branding, print media and web design. In a short space of time they have acquired a reputation for producing innovative and effective graphic design that is engaging, clear and relevant. For more information about Mash Creative visit http://www.mashcreative.co.uk/
I've been thinking about creating an artwork exploring negative space and while looking for some inspiration on Pinterest I came across with some really beautiful examples. For this post I will share some of the top and most clever images using negative space. Negative space, in art, is the space around and between the subject(s) of an image. Negative space may be most evident when the space around a subject, and not the subject itself, forms an interesting or artistically relevant shape, and such space is occasionally used to artistic effect as the "real" subject of an image. The use of negative space is a key element of artistic composition. The Japanese word "ma" is sometimes used for this concept, for example in garden design. In a two-tone, black-and-white image, a subject is normally depicted in black and the space around it is left blank (white), thereby forming a silhouette of the subject. However, reversing the tones so that the space around the subject is printed black and the subject itself is left blank causes the negative space to be apparent as it forms shapes around the subject, called figure-ground reversal.
Designer and Illustrator from London, Neil Stevens was inspired by old airline baggage tags and decided to recreate some big prints based on the idea of the tags. Well it turned out great, with strong use of colors and typography, check out these awesome that I'm calling Modern Flight Tag Prints. For more info on Neil Stevens visit crayonfire.co.uk and behance.net/crayonfire. It was recently that I stumbled on a lovely set of old airline baggage tags and was amazed at the variety in designs produced since the 1950s. There was something about the now iconic, easily reconisable three letter abbreviations of the city destinations, and the small surrounding details that I thought would look great blown up and on a wall. They often avoided logos, had no advertising, and were purely just the information you needed. So with these graphic and typographic gems I decided to go ahead and turn them into large format wall prints. As with other ideas for prints that I have had, if they prove popular i'll make them available in my online shop this Spring. Enjoy!
Artem Gridin is a russian designed who graduated from Moscow State University of Printing Arts with a degree in Graphical Arts, but chose Design as major occupation. After 5 years of work experience in big advertising agencies, founded a design studio of his own where he has been working up to now. For more from Artem Gridin visit cargocollective.com/artemgridin. For more from Artem Gridin visit cargocollective.com/artemgridin.
Star Trek: Into Darkness opens in theaters this week and of course we over here at Abduzeedo are looking forward to watching it. These blockbuster movies always generate a lot of fan art and it's always amazing to see the work that people can do just for fun and of course to have the opportunity to work on something really cool like their favorite movie. In my opinion, Paul Shipper created a poster that is better than any of the official posters so we just had to share it with you today. Paul Shipper poster reminds me those classic Drew Struzan movie posters for Indiana Jones, Back to the Future, Rambo and Star Wars film series. Paul Shipper Specializes in Traditional and Digitally Illustrated Works of Art for the Entertainment, Advertising and Publishing Industries all over the World from his Studio in Hamilton, New Zealand. Growing up in the UK with a pencil permanently attached to his hand and realizing his talent for the visual, Paul followed art and design through high school and college before graduating with a BA in Illustration in 1997. Poster Details “My training came from years of drawing and painting, studying the works of my illustrative heroes and driven by my passion and determination to making a dream become reality.” Exclusively premiering on Blurppy.com today, this artwork is presented alongside even more 'Into Darkness' inspired alternative movie poster goodness, from some of my talented 'Poster Posse Project' Pals Matt Ferguson, Marko Manev, Marie Bergeron, Adam Rabalais, Rodolfo Reyes, Johnny Dombrowski, Fernando Reza, Tim Anderson and Joe Vetoe.