Maps may not seem to be the most glamorous of design commissions but if you’re lucky enough to be tapped to design one, these are the ones to use as inspiration.
The modern professional creative workflow involves mostly working long hours with software but some artists still do it the good ol’ fashioned way.
We’ve always been big gaming enthusiasts at Design Instruct. We grew up with video games and we just love seeing the new ideas and artistic choices game developers make every year.
If you’ve been to your local pub or cafe recently, chances are you’ll see a hand-lettered chalk mural or two on their walls.
Art Deco, from the 1920’s – 1940’s is one of the most influential visual art styles to have emerged in the last 100 years.
One way to make your design stand out is by using vintage styles. The following packaging designs are a wonderful source of inspiration.
Coffee has become one of the most popular beverages. There is nothing like waking up in the morning to that wonderful smell.
With references to Breaking Bad, Tetris, and beloved paintings like American Gothic, Adam Lister’s deconstructed watercolor style provides a unique take on the familiar icons and objects that surround us.
Berlin-based designer Bartek Elsner has a collection called The Paper Stuff which includes sculptures built using cardboard.
Double exposure photography is a technique in which 2 images are exposed in a single frame of film. This was a technique used by film photographers to achieve some really amazing effects.
We don’t usually get to see the design process. We often just see the finished product. What gets lost is the story, the thought process, and the creativity behind how a design is materialized.
Andrew Fox is a London-based illustrator who draws calligraphy animals.