We are sharing the work of Naniii with his plentiful lettering goodness. Such a tremendous progression along the years and keeps pushing himself into different styles all the time. One particular reason why this collection is taking the edge, they are all done with the iPad Pro + Pencil.
Ruslan Abasov shared an amazing motion design project playing with lettering/typography and one of the most iconic cartoon symbols, the cartoonish hand (Mickey Mouse). POP-UP: Animated Letterings features fluid and natural animations including the splashes and droplets of ink. The lettering in the end is also quite beautiful.
Happy end of the week! Time to finish up some work, get ready to chill for the upcoming weekend! How about a podcast suggestion from our friends at Wix. Titled:'Now What?', it's new podcast series where they uncover stories from the brightest leaders in business, product development, engineering, design, and eCommerce.
We always enjoy how Leonardoworx LWX takes new leaps with his personal explorations in 3D with this series titled: 'LOST TAPES Spring 21'. He is a digital artist based in the beautiful city of Florence, Italy. On abdz, we have featured his work many times and yet it's always has inspiring through the techniques, and just look at those colours!
At Dot Creative, they are not afraid to put their money where their mouth is. So when it came to the release of their own brand safety solution, they created a product and accompanying website that was true to their principles of service design and excellence.
Rafael Serra shared an inspiring take on the 36 days of type challenge. Rafael created a series of cards with a retro look that reminds me of badges as well as the work of the incredible Draplin. This is a solid example of simple illustration and graphic design.
I stumbled across the work of Seungwon Hong and thought it would be cool to feature on abdz. Seungwon is an illustrator and graphic designer based in Seoul, Korea. His series? It's titled: 'The Sartorial Painting Collection' and it's basically a series of digitally drawn paintings of portraits and people in general that he founds through social media.
GTB agency invited Thiago Steka to help them tell a couple of stories about die-hard football (the real one) fans and their Fords as part of Ford's official sponsorship campaign for Copa Libertadores 2020. The result was a beautiful animation, illustration and motion design project.
Javier Torres shared a beautiful 3D project to highlight different forms of vases, as well as highlighting the textures of ceramic, stone, textile and glass in a "dry" environment, but with an extra energy in colors and textures. All the images were created using Maxon Cinema 4D and Octane Render.
247 Studio shared a branding project for Vuyap. Starting with the question, what if it turns out that your phone is a payment terminal that will allow you to support your important goals in a very simple way - even when you do not have cash with you?
After gaining a BA in Automotive design from Coventry University Pete Norris went on producing work for clients including Free Radical Design, Nissan, AKQA, Fiat, Shell, Sony PlayStation, Microsoft and the Creative Assembly. In the spare time he creates vehicles, characters, Graffiti, fine art, product design and various other amazing things.
Let's finish off the week with a typography design and calligraphy project that totally defines a genre and style. Overall, It kind of reminds me of the work from the latest Fantastic Beasts movie or even Pirates of the Caribbean. Designed by Hanoi-based Biksence Nguyen, we are taken on this voyage of mixture of lettering, gradients and textures.
Letter Omega shared an awesome post about their new typeface.
Braz de Pina shared an beautiful personal project to sharpen his 3D and graphic design skills. As Braz mentioned, there are so many brilliant minds in art and design history but he picked six of his biggest influences during his time in college to recreate their famous work using Cinema 4D. Here’s the list:
Nidia Dias is a 3D designer based in Portugal with an incredible portfolio. From the professional work done with Tendril to personal explorations like the Random Stuff v02 where Nidia created compositions with glass and other different materials to create some inspiring abstract images. All using Maxon Cinema 4D and Redshift.