Posts by tag: illustrations

8 caricatures as a daily dose of inspiration

8 caricatures as a daily dose of inspiration

March 03, 2020

A caricature is an image that has some of the features of the subject either exaggerated or simplified, but still specifically recognizable. It is most often made for purely entertainment purposes, such as caricatures of celebrities in magazines, or for a political purpose, often in an insulting way towards a politician or a political group. The caricature is a term also known in the literature, where it describes a character in the same way that the caricature image presents them, by exaggerating some features and oversimplifying others.

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Top 11 web design trends to rule in 2020

Top 11 web design trends to rule in 2020

February 03, 2020

Can you recall what did Facebook’s design look like on its onset, some decade and a half ago? By contemporary standards – not very flattering. So, if you happen to come across such website design today, admit it, you’d probably vamoose right away. Staying in the loop when it comes to the latest design trends is beneficial whether you’re a professional web designer, an industry rookie, or an entrepreneur who wishes its business website to ooze quality.

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Interview with Craig Patterson aka Absorb81

Interview with Craig Patterson aka Absorb81

January 24, 2020

Craig Patterson is a Texas-based graphic designer, that goes by the artistic name Absorb81. He specializes in illustrations, typography, mascot design and brand identity. Craig explains his style as “heavily influenced by graffiti, skateboard graphics, and comic book artwork”, and that it drives shapes and lines into new and unique creative directions.

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Digital Illustrations by Jan Siemen [interview]

Digital Illustrations by Jan Siemen [interview]

December 31, 2019

Rare are those fortunate ones who turn their pastime into a livelihood, or rather perceive their bread and butter as a hobby. Jan Siemen is one of them. Jan Siemen is a German illustrator who has years of experience doing graphic designs and digital illustrations. Besides freelancing, Jan is also the founder of Sons of Ipanema, a Cologne-based graphic design agency, where he gathered a small team of young design enthusiasts.

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Low poly graphics by Jona Dinges

Low poly graphics by Jona Dinges

June 17, 2016

Low poly is a type of 3D computer graphics which uses a small number of polygons that form an image graphic or animation. The minimalism of these graphics is what makes them appealing and challenging.

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