Inspiration Lab


Ei Ka
July 29, 2011, 9:02 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art

A few lovely illustrations today from Russian illustrator Ei Ka. The vibrant colours and textures really work well I think.

See more on Behance.



Nike
July 28, 2011, 1:25 pm
Filed under: ADs

I know I don’t blog ads that often but I just have to share this Nike ad which I think is so briliant. Having personal experience with Nike as a client I can definitely say that they are not the easiest of clients, so I was very happy to see them take a chance on something a little more edgy. This definitely makes me wanna strap on those running shoes and get started!



Otherworldly
July 26, 2011, 7:11 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art, Inspiration

The other day I went to see the exhibition Otherworldly at MAD in New York. It is a strange collection of miniature scapes but definitely worth seeing. The craft of doing these pieces is nuts! Here’s just a few images I snapped on my iPhone.

See more on the exhibion.



My Dead Pony
July 25, 2011, 4:10 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art

While in New York I’ve discovered Belgian illustrator Raphaël Vicenzi aka My Dead Pony. His work for the cover of the “Illustration now: Portraits” really caught my eye. I like the splashes of colour and the combination of doodle like styles.

See more: http://www.mydeadpony.com



Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty
July 22, 2011, 11:31 am
Filed under: Inspiration

Am a little behind on the posting as I am enjoying scorching summer in New York. But I HAVE to share the McQueen exhibition with you as it is the most beautiful, sexy, creepy and inspiring thing I have ever seen! I actually cried when I reached the end of it! Has never happenede before. It’s at the Met and you should walk through burning coals to see it. These photos doesn’t really do it justice as the exhibition design in itself is also breathtaking (you can see a bit on one photo below) but you kinda get an idea of the pieces. The man was a genius!

See info on the exhibition and a few more pieces: http://blog.metmuseum.org/alexandermcqueen/

 



Justin Lortie
July 19, 2011, 7:20 am
Filed under: Graphic Design

I somehow ended up on the website of Justin Lortie, a Canadian design student (I think?!) and I really liked this project that he did which is both a poster and a magazine sleeve. I like how it’s kind of a mess, but there’s a strong contrast in the type and I like that it looks like it’s been thorugh some sort of mathmetical formula or like finetuning an old tele. Good job!

See more: http://www.jlortie.com



Timothy Goodman
July 18, 2011, 7:06 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art, Spatial Design

There seams to be a trend of hotels hiring illustrators to spiff up their rooms with a bit of handdrawing, and I like it! I’d definitely like to stay in this room at the Ace Hotel by Timothy Goodman in New York…speaking of which, guess where I’m going today! ;-)

See more: http://tgoodman.com/



Kim Welling
July 15, 2011, 1:53 pm
Filed under: Illustration/Art

OK cute little friday post today, just can’t resist showing you these little pocket boxes, or so called Instant Comfort Pocket Boxes. Good job Kim Welling! Can’t help but smile when I see these. This would be a good way to suck up to you teacher *hint hint* (to my students!)

See more: http://www.kimwelling.com



CPH Design 2011
July 14, 2011, 8:36 am
Filed under: Graphic Design

Here’s a little something that my Danish readers will not want to miss. Or anyone else for that matter who is willing to travel a bit for a good thing! On the 21st of September my school will host a conference on graphic design and it will be FAB! I’ve seen most of the speakers at other dues and believe me, you will NOT wanna miss this! The line up is: Marian Bantjes, Hort, Onlab, Pearlfisher, Bruketa & Zinic, Ogilvy & Mather (all speakers will be in English)

See more about the conference. Here’s just a little taste of a few of the speakers.

Marian Bantjes

Hort

Onlab (seriously check out the video!)

Bruketa & Zinic

 



Zutto
July 12, 2011, 9:49 pm
Filed under: Illustration/Art

Check out the crazy spheres of Russian illustrator Zutto, pretty colours, strange characters and landscapes, all good!

See more: http://zuttoworld.com/




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