We love initiatives that help designers, artists, and illustrators that come together in order to share their work and building a community. Let's be clear, we are in the middle of a global pandemic that never seems to end. And things tend to be calmer during wintertime, and also at the beginning of the year as well.
Hi! I’m Tobias van Schneider. I’m the co-founder of Semplice, a portfolio tool by designers for designers. We’re teaming up with Abduzeedo to share inspiring design portfolios each month. Here we’ll curate the best online portfolios from graphic designers, illustrators, type designers, multi-disciplinary designers, photographers, collage artists, visual artists and more – all created from scratch using Semplice.
We would like to kick it off with a 'folio spotlight' by Clement Merouani, a digital art director based in Paris, France. Clement recently released his photography work from the past year and it's quite astonishing. We took the liberty to share a 'showreel' and a full sneak peek for your viewing. Although I would definitely suggest you check out his live site and experience it for yourself.
I recently discovered fellow designer Brian Lovin and his useful and inspiring product design portfolios. I definitely do recognize a few names in that list and wanted to feature a few on Abduzeedo. Let's meet Karolina Szczur. Obviously, she is a product designer and has worked on projects for Calibre Design System and Help Scout Rebrand.
10 original portfolios that will thrust you to actually redo yours It's been a long time we haven't shared a roundup of anything. We all work against our schedules but I have been going personally through a lot of portfolios for inspiration. We have been setting web standards with our trends, experience standards, design systems, Pantone color of the year and etc. Needless to say, the web has become looking surely quite alike to each other. We are featuring 10 portfolios I came across are quite inspirational in terms of the approach they took on.
Today we’re bringing you design portfolio inspiration with the help of Semplice. Semplice is a Wordpress-based portfolio system by designers for designers. From art directors to designers to illustrators, creatives around the world use Semplice to create their custom portfolio. Keep reading to see their design work and the beautiful portfolios they built to showcase it.
Around this time of year with the celebrations, festivities and many many eats! We will also at the time of the year where we’ll get to enjoy some time off. As a designer, time off also means that we might have to rethink our portfolio, brand and any of our side-projects. Having some rest and being proactive always gives a great balance especially when things are cooling down.
We keep going through our weekly journey checking out great logos! We're thinking ahead and we want to find new topics, good ones, to share with you guys. Last week we featured personal names as logos, and today we're gonna see the work of designer Viktor "Roktiv"! Viktor has got some pretty awesome logos in his portfolio! Every week we search through our favorite galleries: Logopond and Dribbble. Both are a great communities for designers everywhere.
One of our missions at Abduzeedo is to help designers and digital artists to promote their work. That's the reason we are always featuring updated portfolios like the one that we will featured today from Jeff Huang. Jeff Huang is a multidisciplinary freelance Art Director and Illustrator based in New York who specializes in Creative Design, Abstract Art, Photo Editing, and 3D. He has been creating digital art professionally for more than 7 years now and has produced work for many companies and publications worldwide.
Medusateam is a graphic studio from Spain focused on digital imagery with a lot of skills and creativity. The works created by them are absolutely amazing, from each piece of their portfolio the the showreel created by them it's all very impressing and very inspirational.
One great way to get inspired is watching cool videos, and nothing better than videos made of portfolios of very creative people, it's like getting two in one. Here you be able to spend a few minutes watching some awesome show reel videos full of art, design and motion graphics.
The main problem designers face while beginning their careers is to find a client without having a portfolio to show. It’s hard to find a client to trust you to design him something without having any quality previous work to show him that you can make it. Here you will see and learn many ways that you can find to create a good quality portfolio without having that first client.
Warm Forest has some great handcrafted, super-customizable flash templates made for designers, agencies and photographers. Here you will see how each of their template works and how easy it is to have a nice flash portfolio. Enter to get a free copy!
Everyone tries to be different when creating their own website where their portfolio will be displayed, and lately it seem that more and more people have been choosing to have a little blog together with their portfolio. The trend of blogging got to designers and artists and here are some great samples of it.
Illustrator and freelance animator for more than 4 years, Jean Campos has accumulated experience and strength in his work, making him more conceptual and open to new techniques. Today he is ahead of "Romeu & Julieta Art Studio", which he is one of the partners and responsible for the whole creation and direction of the illustrations and animations that the company develops.
Kyle is an illustration an animation student from the United Kingdom who creates amazing digital paintings. He works in a variety of styles which include highly detailed photo-realistic portraits, rough concepts and storyboards, digital animation and motion graphics. His work is primarily digital but has a background in fine painting with oils and watercolors.
Many new designers might think that having their own site is a real important thing, that it will make their work known, and it get them jobs and money. Well, having your own site is important, but it doesn't mean that you don't need other tools to place your work out there. It is a geniune mistake to think that your site will work solo.
Ok, I know that there are a lot of excellent design communities out there, but I really like this one, design:related. It has a nice design, simple to use, active members and of course great jobs. I added some works there from our company Zee, and the feedback that I've been receiving is great. Maybe almost all of you guys already knew that, but for those who don't know, check it out!
Oit8Doi2 is the portfolio of Bruno Borges, an awesome brazilian designer, who's been doing some great work for important magazines, sweet party flyers and paper toys, among other cool stuff. Hopefuly we all can learn a little bit from his work. He's style is neat, some vintage stuff, cool t-shirt designs, some nice experiments. He sure knows his thing. :)
Vanity Fair brings us this month Hitchcock's portfolio, and boy, it does look awesome. I think it's pretty cool how some people get so much recognition that their work keep getting featured decades later their death. That's a cool way to remember the master of suspense.