Inspiration Lab

Eleanor Hardwick
May 29, 2009, 7:49 am
Filed under: Photography

When I was 15 I didn’t have much of a clue about where I was gonna end up in life. The same can not be said about Eleanor Hardwick who at the age of 15 is already a very skilled photographer. VERY impressive…..and a little bit annoying!

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May 28, 2009, 8:16 am
Filed under: Typography

Check out Sketchtype from The Organic Type, a 1,4 giga collection of handdrawn typeset in hi-res. Love it!

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Nathalie Rykiel
May 27, 2009, 6:56 am
Filed under: Packaging

Does the name Nathalie Rykiel ring a bell? That’s because her mother Sonia is a top notch fashion design. And now daughter Nathalie is doing stuff on her own, like this special edition bottle for Coke. Pretty cool!



May 25, 2009, 6:23 am
Filed under: Spatial Design

I rarely see creative use of signage inspatial design but German design agency L2M3 hase done some really interesting stuff. Their use of the dimensions is really original.

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Studio On Fire
May 20, 2009, 7:37 am
Filed under: Graphic Design

Visit Studio On Fire, a letterpress and designagency under one roof. A great combo if you ask me, you can see the tactile influence in all their work.

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Darling Clementine
May 19, 2009, 9:04 am
Filed under: Illustration/Art

Check out these wonderfully naive illustrations by Norwegian illustrator team Darling Clementine aka Ingrid Reithau and Tonje Holand. I love the simple shapes in wonderful colour combinations.

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Leute Blexbolex
May 17, 2009, 4:55 pm
Filed under: Books, Illustration/Art

Just got back from a great trip to Berlin with my best designer friend. Needless to say we spent numerous hours and euros in fantastic German design bookshops. They really do have the best bookstores in the world for design. Among other great buys is this fantastic book of illustrations. The style is kinda 50’ies and the colours are FAB! Photos doesn’t do it justice but is the best I could find, SO worth the buy!




Vintage Posters
May 15, 2009, 8:31 am
Filed under: Graphic Design, Illustration/Art

I really do love to see old welldesigned posters. It shows you that some design is timeless and a good composition works in every age. Just check out this collection of posters over at Bob Stake’s website. LOVELY!!!!

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Adrian Johnson
May 12, 2009, 7:49 pm
Filed under: Illustration/Art

Adrian Johnson is an illustrator from the UK who doesn’t like to make a big fuss about himself. But I think he deserves a bit of attention for this series of very simple illustrations, I really love the colourcombo!

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Mouse Graphics
May 11, 2009, 8:21 am
Filed under: Graphic Design, Packaging

I don’t come across Greek design agencies that often, but that is not to say there aren’t any as I have just discovered Mouse Graphics. They do various categories but I think they do packaging best, just look at these wonderful samples!

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